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Data Entry Clerk - Apprentice

Job Reference: 449-CP1024

Solent NHS Trust
Financial Services
£18,546 p.a pro rata

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

Location/Base: Highpoint, Bursledon Road, Southampton, SO19 8BR

37.5 Hours per week

The NHS provides healthcare to patients across the country, including GP surgeries, hospital care, care in the community and specialist care. Solent NHS Trust is a community and mental health Trust and provides care in the community across Hampshire and care in St James and St Marys hospitals in Portsmouth and the Western hospital in Southampton.

An exciting apprenticeship opportunity is available with the Finance Team for a Data Entry Clerk. This is an excellent opportunity for someone starting out in their career in finance and you will be provided with numerous development opportunities along with invaluable experience, insight and understanding of finance within the NHS. The role will support the study towards the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) qualification, an extremely well recognised finance qualification. The experienced gained through this role will be very attractive to future employers and will leave the Apprentice with an excellent understanding of operational finance within the NHS.

The Financial Services team manages the Finance and Accounting service provided by NHS Shared Business Services in relation to accounts payable, accounts receivable, elements of payroll, system access and approval hierarchies. We are also responsible for the national agreement of balances exercise which is mandatory twice per year.

We work with and support the wider finance team along with all clinical services, NHS Shared Business Services, internal and external audit.

You will have your English and Maths GCSE’s or equivalent and some experience of financial or clerical work is desirable, We'd like you to have a real desire to work in finance. You will be confident in the use of information technology, particularly Microsoft Office & Excel, have clear and accurate written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work to tight deadlines.

This is an ideal time to join a friendly and welcoming team if you are looking to start or build on a career in finance.



For more information on the post, please contact Dave Jelley - Financial Services Manager on


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Our shared values support the development of a strong working culture. They breathe life into our organisation – guiding and inspiring all of our actions and decisions. They enable us to be better at what we do and create a great place for our staff to work, whilst ensuring we provide the highest quality of care to our patients.

In creating our values, we spent time listening to our employees and members. Based on what people told us, we created our HEART values to reflect the deep belief that we are caring organisation at the centre of our community: Honesty, Everyone counts, Accountable, Respectful, Teamwork.

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