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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 19/10/2021.

Apprentice Junior Doctor Administrator

Job Reference: 358-3235058-ITA-C

University Hospitals of Leicester
Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester
£165 p/w for 12 months, minimum wage thereafter

We are actively promoting flexible working options, helping you to manage a work / life balance”.


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.

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an Apprentice within  Anaesthetics department. This role will support  the Junior Doctor Administrator who manages Anaesthetic Junior Medics Workforce. Our Commitment to you is to help you gain a level 2 apprenticeship in Business Administration within a 16 month contract. As part of the apprentice programme you will learn in the workplace and have off the job training.

Your primary duties will be to  provide clerical and administrative support to the Junior Doctor Administrator. You will also provide an effective and efficient administration support service including reception, records and preparation of medical documents.

The suitable candidate will facilitate the continuous provision of high quality administrative support to the Junior Doctor Administrator whilst developing effective working relationships.

 We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated individual to join our team. You will be required to work as part of a team so must be adaptable, flexible,  able to work well under pressure, have good communication skills and demonstrate effective learning when working within the team.

 The ideal candidate must have a good working knowledge of Microsoft office programmes including Word, Excel and Outlook. This role will enable you to learn and develop your skills and gain experience in a non-clinical role within a health care setting. 

 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

Closing Date: 19th-October-2021

For further details / informal visits contact: Jelena Gill, Service Manager

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 (DBS)

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order)1975 a submission for Disclosure to be made to the DBS

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-UK candidates may not be appointed if the Trust is unable to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements or there is a appointable applicant who already holds the right to work in the UK.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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