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Apprentice Marketing Assistant (Health & Social Care)

Job Reference: 814-19-31

Care Plus Group
Hope Specialist Service
Paid at National Minimum Wage (relevant to age)


Employability Services

Vacancy based at Hope Specialist Service, Val Waterhouse Centre

Reference: 814-19-31

Apprentice Marketing Assistant (Health & Social Care)

37.5 hours per week (Monday – Friday)

FIXED TERM for 18 months

Paid at National Minimum Wage (relevant to age)

Care Plus Group is a Social Enterprise established since 2011 to deliver community healthcare services. One of our core values is that staff and service users are integral to everything we do. As part of this all staff employed by Care Plus Group automatically become members of the Group which means you will be able to give your views and vote on important issues for the organisation.

Would you like to play a part in the continued success of a national award winning Rehabilitation Service?

This is an exciting opportunity to work in the Hope Specialist Falls and Respiratory Service, which provides a patient-centred one stop shop for people with chronic respiratory diseases such as Chronic Bronchitis and Emphysema (COPD) and older people at risk of falls. From its inception, the service has been designed and developed through a co-production approach between a multi-disciplinary specialist team and its users and offers individually tailored and holistic assessment, treatment, rehabilitation and education within a community setting.

You will provide administrative and marketing support to the service, dealing with members of the public on a day-to-day basis, both in person and by telephone and providing a comprehensive range of clerical services. You will work daily with our large team of Hope volunteers, providing support and supervision, allocating work and identifying any training and development needs.

For this role it is essential that you have:

  • the motivation and commitment to work towards relevant Level 3 Apprenticeship standard
  • effective communication and organisational skills
  • effective customer care skills
  • experience of working in an administrative environment
  • effective use of Microsoft Office

For further information and an informal discussion please contact Amanda Thomas, Apprenticeship Development Officer on 01472 256731, or alternatively via E mail on

CLOSING DATE: Sunday 17 February 2019

INTERVIEW DATE: Week Commencing 25 February 2019

Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for more information, and the criteria required to fulfil the role.


Please note that any offer of a post is subject to pre-employment screening. The offer will also be provisional upon receipt of a satisfactory Standard DBS check, of which the successful candidate will be responsible for payment.

We offer favourable terms and conditions including optional membership to a contributory pension scheme, lease cars, a full induction programme and CPD opportunities. We have Independent Provider closed access to the NHS pension scheme, for further details about eligibility please contact us.

Care Plus Group will interview all disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria for any job vacancy.

We encourage all applicants to apply online via NHS Jobs. However, in exceptional circumstances, application forms are also available via email: or by telephoning 01472 256758/256752 (during office hours). Please note we do not accept CVs.

Please note that if you have not heard from us within 6 weeks of the closing date we regret that you have not been short listed on this occasion.

Care Plus Group is an equal opportunities employer. It is our Policy to provide and ensure equal opportunities in the fields of recruitment, employment, training, promotion and job security irrespective of any characteristics which may place an applicant in any minority or disadvantaged group or groups.

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of vulnerable adults and expect the same commitment from all staff and volunteers.







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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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