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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 03/04/2019.

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Commercial Services Administration Apprentice

Job Reference: 839-4233AH

Employer:
Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust
Department:
Commercial Services Team
Location:
Norwich
Salary:
£138.75 per week

Redeployment -Please note that in the first instance priority for this vacancy will be given to NCH&C staff who are on the Trusts Redeployment Register. Priority over external applicants will be given to other NHS applicants who apply using a restricted account as they are ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’.


DBS - If this post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and you are not a current employee of Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust or being recruited as an Apprentice then the cost of the DBS check will be automatically removed from your first month’s salary. However if you are registered with the update service this may not be required.

In line with UK Home Office requirements, from April 2017, any successful candidate who fulfils the criteria of a Tier-2 work clearance and will be undertaking work under a relevant Standard Occupational Classification code will be required to obtain and present an overseas criminal records certificate(s). Details of this requirement and its criteria are available from the Home Office.

Correspondence -All communications from NCH&C will be via email therefore it is important for you to check your registered email account and NHS jobs regularly. Some email accounts will automatically store emails in your ‘Junk’ folder. To avoid this issue, please add the following email addresses to your contacts: support@nhs.jobs & hrservicesupport@nchc.nhs.uk.

Closing and Interview Dates -This vacancy may close early if sufficient applicants are received. The proposed interview date of this vacancy is included within the vacancy details at the top of the advert.


The Commercial team are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated individual who will take a friendly and positive approach to dealing with staff, key stakeholders (both internal and external) and the general public. If you have fresh ideas, love learning new skills and want to lay the foundations for your own career, an Apprenticeship with our organisation could be for you.

 

We are looking for a committed and dedicated Apprentice to join our small team. You will be assisting in the day to day work of the team and providing administrative support for our proposals and activities. You will be using a range of software programmes i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint and undertaking data input, processing and distribution of information and reports. Diary management will be an integral part of the role including taking telephone calls responding to emails and enquiries.

 

Do you want to start a career within the NHS? Do you want to gain a wide variety of skills and experience? Do you have excellent attention to detail and good organisational skills?

 

You will earn a wage whilst working towards a Level 2 NVQ – a nationally recognised qualification over a 12 month period. On starting, successful candidates will be entitled to 27 days holiday plus bank holidays. You will have dedicated 1 study day a month and 1:1 support throughout the Apprenticeship, as well as a mentor within the department.

 

Over 80% of Apprentices who have worked for our Trust have found full time roles within our organisation and many others find permanent roles with other Health Care providers locally. Apprentices who find work within our organisation will have the opportunity to gain further nationally recognised qualifications.

 

The qualification is fully funded and you will not have to pay anything towards it.

 

‘It’s the best way to start your career and the experience you gain is invaluable’ (former Apprentice) Sophie Carter.

 

There’s an eligibility criteria for government funded Apprenticeships schemes that applies and therefore applicants must be aged 16 or over and have been resident in the UK/EU for the last three years. You must not hold a degree, level four qualification or above or over.

 

Apply now to join an organisation that has been awarded an ‘Outstanding’ rating by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), the highest possible rating and the first stand-alone NHS community trust in the country to be awarded the title.




Behaviour Framework -Applicants are advised to familiarise themselves with the Behaviour Framework reflecting NCH&C’s Brand Values.

Equal Opportunities -We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, race or religion. Additionally, people with disabilities that fall under the Two Ticks Guaranteed Interview Scheme will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post (outlined in the Person Specification). The Trust operates flexible working practices. All sites are Smoke Free.

Immigration Status -Norfolk Community Health & Care NHS Trust is a diverse employer and welcomes all job applications. However, potential applicants should note that although the Trust is registered with the Home Office as a sponsor organisation for migrant workers, this is only against Tier 2 (General) visas. If you are a migrant worker from outside of the European Economic Area and do not already hold a self-gained right to work, we recommend you check the Home Office eligibility requirements before making an application.

Safeguarding -NCH&C are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff have a responsibility to protect vulnerable patients and clients from harm in accordance with Trust Policy.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants



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