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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 01/11/2020.

Apprentice Administrator (Executive Services and Governance Team)

Job Reference: 335-A-0252

East Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust
governance, executive services
East Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust, Nottingham
£8,115 per annum

We are East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS), an organisation focused on delivering a high standard of emergency and urgent care to our patients across the region.

The East Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EMAS) provides Emergency, Urgent and Non-Emergency pre-hospital care and transport across six counties (Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire, Leicestershire & Rutland and Northamptonshire).

The East Midlands has a lot to offer:

Excellent Location

Making a Difference

Action Packed Roles

Support and Belonging

If you haven’t heard back from us within eight weeks of the closing date please consider your application unsuccessful. Any questions for our Recruitment team will only be picked up after shortlisting for this process has been carried out.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to provide feedback at the shortlisting stage. If you are unsuccessful after shortlisting please refer back to the essential requirements or qualifications on the job description and check to see if you met the requirements, and detailed them clearly on your application form.

Do you want to acquire administrative skills and be supported to gain a widely recognised qualification, whilst also obtaining valuable work experience?


As an apprentice for the Executive Services and Governance Team at East Midlands Ambulance Service, you will develop a variety of transferable business administration skills that will help you further your career. The team provides a wide range of support to the Trust Board and Executive Team in functions such as making sure our policies and procedures are up to date, taking minutes and producing agendas and reports for meetings, as well as managing diaries, booking meetings and venues and dealing with legal claims.


In this apprenticeship you will be working towards a Level 2 Business Administration qualification. Some of the responsibilities you will have in this role include:

  • Opening the post and entering details onto a spreadsheet before distributing to the relevant person
  • Reception duties including answering the telephone and greeting visitors
  • Printing, scanning and photocopying
  • Booking meeting rooms and venues
  • Travel and Accommodation bookings
  • Monitoring and updating databases


The successful applicant will have GCSEs in Maths and English at grade D or above, or equivalent.


We are looking for a self-motivated individual who will help us excel in the service and care given to patients.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name: Karen Gregory-Taylor, Job title: Head of Executive Services, Email address:, Telephone number: 01158845101

East Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust is an equal opportunities and Disability Confident employer, committed to ensuring equality of opportunity. We actively encourage interest from across our diverse communities. Black and Minority Ethnic staff are currently under-represented within our workforce, and we welcome applications from within these communities.

We are keen to promote a positive work-life balance wherever possible and have introduced various policies and working practices to support this goal.

At EMAS we believe that our culture should be built upon our core values and that our behaviour should reflect these. Our values – respect, integrity, contribution, teamwork and competence - underpin everything we do – how we deliver our services and how we work with each other. We believe that it’s our people who make EMAS what it is.

Our Vision - Responding to patient needs in the right way, developing our organisation to become outstanding for patients and staff, and collaborating to improve wider healthcare.

Please note we reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy if an internal member of staff on our redeployment register expresses an interest and is successful for this vacancy.

You may be required to complete a DBS clearance check if offered a position with EMAS. If you are not part of the update service, you will be liable for the payment and this will be deducted from your first months’ salary. The current cost of an enhanced DBS check is £47.

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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