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Apprentice Communication Assistant

Job Reference: 358-2580693-APP

Employer:
University Hospitals of Leicester
Department:
Communications, Leicester Royal Infirmary
Location:
Leicester
Salary:
£160 per week

GET YOUR CAREER STARTED AS AN APPRENTICE AND EARN WHILE YOU LEARN!!!!

University Hospitals of Leicester have fantastic opportunities 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 Apprenticeship in Junior Content Producerwithin a 15 month contract. Hours of work will be 37.5 hours per week with a salary of £160 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:

Maria O'Brien - Head of Communications

maria.obrien@uhl-tr.nhs.uk 0116 258 6970




Vacancies will close early if a sufficient number of applications are received.

Applications are transferred to TRAC, by completing an application you authorise the transfer of your data. Emails regarding applications will be sent via TRAC.

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 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 will be interviewed if indicated you wish to be considered under the Disability Confident Scheme. If you require any reasonable adjustments 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 a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

COVID 19 Risk Assessment

Due to Covid 19 we have introduced a staff risk assessment into our pre-employment process.

This is intended to ensure you are able to safely perform your duties in any of our work areas, and if you have been identified as being vulnerable to coronavirus. Our main aim is to reduce risk and to ensure the safety of all new starters as well as current staff, patients and visitors.

If it is identified that you are within a vulnerable category, we will endeavour to make reasonable adjustments to accommodate this.

Tier 2 Sponsorship

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



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