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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 30/10/2020.

Apprentice Administration Clerk - 18 Months

Job Reference: 389-A-20-41794

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
HIV Services
£155.63 per week

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Post Title: Apprentice Administration Clerk


Grade: £155.63 per week


Department: HIV Services


Location: Bradford Teaching Hospitals – St Luke’s Hospital


Hours: 37.5 Hours 18 months Fixed Term




An opportunity has arisen within the Unplanned Care Group for a dedicated and methodical Apprentice Administration Clerk to provide support to the haematology & oncology Team.


Excellent organisational and keyboard/IT skills are essential. Successful candidates must be able to communicate well at all levels, both internally and externally. Accuracy and attention to detail are essential. The post holder must have the ability to manage their workload efficiently and effectively.


You will earn a wage whilst working towards a Diploma Level 2 in Business Administration over a 18 month period, with entitlement to 27 days holiday plus bank holidays. You will have 1 dedicated study day a fortnight and 1:1 support throughout the Apprenticeship, as well as a mentor within your department. The qualification is fully funded and you will not have to pay anything towards it.


Many apprentices who have worked for our Trust have found full time roles within the Trust or within other local organisations and the opportunity to develop their career.


If you have fresh ideas, love learning new skills and getting invaluable experience, enjoy working with a wide range of professionals from a diverse background, and want to lay the foundations for your own career, an apprenticeship with our organisation could be for you.


You will have good people skills and demonstrate a caring and empathetic approach to others; you may have already worked in an office environment already in a paid or voluntary capacity. Maths and English GCSE grades A-C are essential (or equivalent qualification e.g. functional skills level 2).


There is an eligibility criterion for government funded apprenticeship schemes that applies and therefore applicants should be aged 16 or over and have been resident in the UK/EU for the last three years. You must not hold a degree, level four qualification or above and have been resident in the UK/EU for the last three years.

Essential requirements for the post:


Maths and English GCSE grades A-C are essential (or equivalent qualification e.g. functional skills level 2)

Excellent communication and organisational skills


Informal Enquiries to: Amanda Brown 01274 365088/07903 567060


Closing Date: 30th October 2020 (Please note this may change depending on response)



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