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Apprentice Business Administrator - Band 2

Job Reference: 339-TCJ0093-A

North Bristol NHS Trust
Stock Administration
Bristol Centre for Enablement, Bristol
£14,026- £17,460 per annum

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Apprentice Business Administrator – Stock control


North Bristol NHS Trust


The Wheelchair and Special Seating Service require an enthusiastic Apprentice Business Administrator to join our busy Equipment Service Delivery team. You will be part of one of the largest NHS trusts in the UK, based at the Bristol Centre for Enablement and arranging deliveries, controlling stock in the South Gloucester, Bath and Bristol area’s as part of our specialist team equipment provision.




    • Will have the ability to work efficiently and methodically under pressure, ensuring the correct delivery of goods.


    • Be comfortable handling a busy and demanding work load and have a flexible work ethos.


    • Have a sound geographical knowledge of Bristol, Gloucestershire and surrounding areas.


    • Have good interpersonal and communication skills.


    • Will be comfortable dealing with patients, their families and carers on the phone.


    • IT literate




    • Is for 37.5 hours per week.


    • You will be paid a Band 2 Training Wage (£14,026) this will increase to the Band 2 scale on successful completion of your apprenticeship (£17,460).


    • Ample free parking at operations site.


    • Full range of excellent NHS benefits.


    • You will be undertaking a Level 2 Business Administration Apprenticeship Framework. This will require you to attend training sessions at Southmead Hospital fortnightly.


    • If you don’t currently hold an English or Mathematics qualification, you will be asked to complete this alongside your apprenticeship. Exemptions include: GCSE C grade (grade 4), Level 2 Functional Skills or Level 2 Key Skills.




    • As a competent member of our team, you will make a real difference in the community and have the satisfaction of seeing your work provide quality to people’s life


    • A unique role that will challenge you, providing a work experience unlike any other.


    • Stable job security.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Stefan Sowka

The following is applicable for ‘At Risk’ employees, who must meet the essential shortlisting criteria to be eligible for interview.

Those from within North Bristol NHS Trust who apply for this role will be considered for shortlisting in the first instance.
Those from within the BNSSG (Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire) who apply for this role will be considered in the second instance.
Those covered by the South West Employment Transition Framework who apply for this role will be considered in the third instance.
If no applicant is appointed from the above ‘at-risk’ pools, those from the open market will then be considered for shortlisting.
If you apply for this vacancy and have not received a communication from this Trust within three weeks of the closing date, please assume that on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.

Please note that this Trust does not reimburse travel expenses relating to interview attendance.

If you feel you meet the requirements of the Disability Act / Two Ticks scheme and require further support/advice, please contact us on tel 0117 4141151.

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The successful applicant(s) will normally commence at the minimum of the scale unless they have previous NHS service at the same band. Progression through the scale is by annual increments.

Please note that stringent pre-employment checks are undertaken on all successful applicants prior to commencement in post. Please refer to the ‘Information for Prospective Employees’ attachment for information relating to DBS charges.

We are committed to Equal Opportunity - Job Share Applications are welcomed.

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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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