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Apprentice Communication Assistant

Job Reference: 358-1778231-COR

Employer:
University Hospitals of Leicester
Department:
Communications & Ext Relations
Location:
Leicester
Salary:
£150 per week

University Hospitals of Leicester has a fantastic opportunity for ambitious individuals to join one of the biggest and busiest NHS Trusts in the country. Serving the one million residents of Leicester, Leicestershire, and Rutland, we have opportunities to work with experienced staff and develop your future career.

Our Commitment to you is to help you gain a level 2 qualification in Business Admin within a 13 month contract. Hours of work will be 37.5 hours per week with a salary of £150 p/w. As part of the apprentice scheme, you will have study days which will be discussed at the recruitment day.

The Communications Team is responsible for communicating with staff and the public, branding, marketing, public relations, and social media. We work daily with the local and national media to promote the work of our staff and Trust.

We are looking for someone to be part of our team to support the wide variety of work that the team carries out on a daily basis. You must be comfortable using a computer to perform admin style duties, creating content such as articles and videos, using social media to post stories and pictures from our trust, and keen to expand your skills to help us update our website and intranet.

There is a wealth of opportunities for the person willing to learn new communication, engagement, and social media skills.

If you feel this might be a great opportunity for you, take a full read of the job description and personal specification.

To qualify for the apprenticeship role the minimum criteria is:-

  • that you must have GCSE in English and Maths
  • have not completed an apprenticeship at the same level and sector in the past
  • do not have a Degree in a similar or same subject

For further details / informal visits contact:

Jake Toon - Communications Officer

jake.toon@uhl-tr.nhs.uk or 0116 258 8715




We will close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of completed application forms.

Preference will be given in the first instance to existing NHS employees within the East Midlands healthcare community who are ‘at risk’ of redundancy. Such employees within the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust will be considered first.”

Important Information

Applications will be transferred to TRAC system, by completing an application you are giving authorisation for the transfer of your data.

Correspondence regarding your application will be sent to you by email via a TRAC system account.

UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We especially welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria for the job will be interviewed if you indicate you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme. If you require a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible.

Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) .

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-EEA candidates may not be appointed, if a suitably EU/EEA candidate is successful it is unlikely that the Trust is able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements.


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.



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