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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 29/11/2020.

Apprentice Team Administrator

Job Reference: 449-DEA138

Employer:
Solent NHS Trust
Department:
Solent Special Care Dental Service
Location:
Cowes, Isle of Wight
Salary:
£18,005 - £19,337 per annum

Make a difference with us

If you are looking for somewhere you can make a real difference and are passionate about keeping people safe, well and out of hospital, a career with us may be just what you’re looking for. At Solent NHS Trust, we strive to make a difference to the health and wellbeing of our communities.

We are proud to be an organisation which is focused on our people and we welcome people who share our values to come and work with us.

  • To deliver great care that is safe, simple and easy to access
  • To be a caring, flexible and supportive place to work
  • To deliver the best value for money

Apprenticeship opportunity on the Isle of Wight

Are you 16+, looking to work in the NHS as an administrator, and want to gain a nationally recognised qualification as you learn new work skills? If yes, then this job might be for you. Solent NHS Trust are offering a 15-month fixed term training post for a full-time business administration apprentice within the Special Care Dental Service of the Trust.

The post is a fixed term training post for a 15-month period, 37.5 hours per week, Monday - Friday. The successful applicant will become a valued member of a busy team gaining experience and skills for customer services apprenticeship Level 2 with a VRQ in Business Administration. The successful applicant will be based at Cowes Special Care Dental Clinic, Isle of Wight.

The successful applicant will undertake the customer service apprenticeship standard whilst learning on the job. The apprenticeship standard will be provided by a local training provider. The apprenticeship will be achieved throughout the life of the fixed term contract. Protected study time will enable the apprentices to progress with the standard and meet expected deadlines.

The Solent NHS Trust Special Care Dental Service provides dental care and treatment throughout Hampshire and the Isle of Wight to patients who are unable to receive treatment within High Street dental practices. Patients who fall within specific criteria are referred into the service by Health Care professionals. The Service is able to offer appointments within dental clinics or in patients’ own homes.

Applicants will need to meet the following criteria in order to be eligible to apply for apprenticeship funding and this training post

a) applicants must be 16 years+ and have lived in the EU for 3+ years

b) must not already be in any type of government funded training

Benefits included with this role are: -

  • NHS pension
  • a comprehensive in house & external training programs
  • career progression
  • starting annual leave of 27 days per annum increasing to 33 days pa based on length of service (plus paid bank holidays)
  • NHS discounts and many more.

Here at Solent NHS Trust we pride ourselves on being a welcoming, talented, friendly and supportive team who like nothing better than sharing their experiences and learning from each other.

Interviews will take place on the 6th and 7th of January 2021.

Please find attached our Job Description and Person Specification for more detail on your Key Accountabilities, then if you feel you have what it takes to make a difference in your local communities, click APPLY! If you would like to discuss this opportunity further, please contact Caroline Short 07717720752

 




Note about shortlisting/interviews:

Due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, and the associated restrictions in place, we are currently unable to schedule interviews as we normally would. Therefore interviews will be held virtually until further notice. Please be assured that we will be in touch with details of the arrangements. We will endeavour to keep delays to a minimum but shortlisting may take longer than usual, dependant on staff availability.Thank you for your patience and understanding at this time.

The Rewards

Solent NHS Trust offers a competitive starting salary and access to a wide range of employee benefits:

  • 27 - 33 days annual leave plus bank holidays (for permanent staff) - pro rata for part time
  • Pay enhancements to reward out of hours working
  • Ability to join the generous NHS pension scheme
  • Purchase of additional annual leave
  • Training and development opportunities
  • An extensive health and wellbeing service
  • Flexible working options
  • Free yoga, pilates and mindfulness classes
  • NHS discounts from leading retailers
  • Opportunity to purchase a public transport annual season ticket - 11 month repayment period

Our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion starts with our people; shapes the way we deliver our services and the way we build our teams. We welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds to help us deliver great care to all of our communities.


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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