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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 14/01/2022.

Widening Participation Administration Apprentice

Job Reference: 427-CEF202112257

Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust
Clinical And Vocational Training
£13,942 - £14,938 per annum

The Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust provides acute treatment and care for a catchment population of around 500,000 people in Bath, North East Somerset and West Wiltshire. We provide 759 beds and a comprehensive range of acute services including medicine and surgery, services for women and children, accident and emergency services, and diagnostic and clinical support services. The CQC recently rated the care we provide as outstanding .

New colleagues can look forward to a warm welcome and a future full of opportunities at our Trust. You will work alongside high calibre staff, many of whom have a national and international reputation for specialist expertise and world-class care, focusing on providing the best services to our patients. Our values are simple; Everyone Matters, Working Together, Making a Difference, and represent our aspiration for the type of hospitals we want to be.

Bath is a wonderful place to live and work. Our main hospital site is 1.5 miles from the city centre and is served by great transport links including Park & Ride services and the national cycle route 24, 244. Bath offers excellent leisure and shopping facilities, and a thriving cultural scene.

As part of our continued response to COVID19, we are closely following Department of Health and Social Care's (DHSC) guidance and the government’s legislation. It is a now a legal requirement that full COVID19 vaccination is a condition of employment in all healthcare roles which have face-to-face contact with service users from 1 April 2022. This also means that by 3 February 2022 all such staff will need to have had their first COVID19 vaccination. Should your role be identified as being within the scope of the legislation, you will be required to provide evidence of your vaccination status or a legitimate exemption from these requirements as a condition of your employment.

Widening Participation Administration Apprentice -
Band 2 - Fixed Term Contract for 15 months

Do you like to communicate, get involved with young people and want to be part of a high achieving team then this exciting and interesting apprenticeship would be for you. Based in the Learning and Development department and a member of the Widening Participation team you will have opportunities to work across the RUH and across our RUH partners. You will be responsible for a number of tasks including:

• Administration tasks including filing, photocopying and scanning support to the team.
• Answering the telephone and dealing with queries/requests taking detailed messages for team members.
• To open and sort incoming/outgoing mail
• To provide admin & clerical support to the team including typing documents and inputting data on to appropriate databases.
• To assist in arranging meetings, circulating agendas, taking, recording and writing up minutes, distributing minutes and booking rooms.
• Email monitoring and responses to queries coming into several inboxes.
• Supporting the front of house reception when required

You will be required to complete a 15 month Customer Services Apprenticeship working with and alongside the team who will support you through.

The hours are 37.5 hours per week, Monday-Friday 08:00 – 16:00, subject to change if a service need requirement occurs.

For more information please contact Hugh McKinney Learning & Development Lead – Widening Participation Lead on 01225 825502


Equal opportunities

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Applications from job seekers needing Skilled Worker sponsorship to work in the UK will be considered alongside all applications. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

Skilled worker applicants, applying for entry to the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have lived continuously/ cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18) are also subject to this requirement.

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If offered a position, your information will be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Record database and a local file will be created and retained at the Trust. For further information about how we use your data, please refer to our privacy notice.

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If offered a position, we will request references by email covering the last 3 years of work or study. One referee must be your current/most recent line manager or tutor. Please supply an organisational email address for your referees on your application form.

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The RUH is an entirely smokefree site – colleagues, patients and visitors are not permitted to smoke anywhere in our grounds.

Please note, unless specifically agreed with the Recruiting Manager, the Trust does not pay interview expenses.

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