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Apprentice Administration Assistant

Job Reference: 841-19-098-AJ

Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust
Countywide - Podiatry

Be part of our team…

Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust provides a range of services to Gloucestershire’s population of approximately 600,000 people. Our vision is to be the service people rely on, to understand them, and to organize their care around their lives. We value colleagues and support them to develop the skills, confidence and ambition to deliver our vision.

In everything we do, we strive to be caring, open, responsible and effective. We expect all staff to share and demonstrate these values as we work to constantly improve the quality of care we provide.

Job Title: Apprentice Administration Assistant

Hours: Fixed term contract over 13 months, 35 hours per week

Salary: Gloucestershire Care Services Trust Apprentice Terms and Conditions £10,132 pa, £5.18 per hour

Department/Area: Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust Podiatry Team Southgate Moorings, Gloucester


Fantastic new opportunity

We are pleased to announce a new Apprentice Administration Assistant based Gloucester

We are pleased to announce an Apprentice Administration Assistant role within our Gloucester Podiatry Team.

This is an exciting opportunity to join Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust working within the Podiatry team providing a range of administrative support functions essential to the provision of quality community health services for adults in the community.

The successful applicant will receive Induction and training appropriate to the activities he or she will undertake, and following this induction period will be enrolled to the Level 2 Business and Administration Diploma training.

The role is extremely varied and requires the ability to deal with a wide range of duties. The successful candidate will join a small but experienced admin team who are greatly valued by members of the established team and contribute to the continuing development of administrative support.

Applicants should evidence an ability to be calm under pressure and a willingness to undertake and learn new tasks. A range of communication skills, verbal and written, are essential for this role and an ability to manage challenging situations and people presenting with a range of needs in a sensitive and confidential manner.

For further information about the role, please contact Tina Craig, Professional Lead for Podiatry on 0300 421 8203. For further information about the apprenticeship please contact Jo Rayer 0300 421 8346

We are hoping that successful applicants will start before the end of July 2019.

Apprenticeships are used to develop new work-based skills and cannot be used to gain the same or similar qualification.

Please note if you currently hold a qualification at the same level or similar calibre you may not be suitable for this position. Please contact the apprenticeship team on 0300 421 8216 to query your current qualifications against this programme.

The Trust aims to promote a culture of inclusion, where colleagues understand and celebrate the diversity and different perspectives of our service users and colleagues.

The Trust is a safeguarding employer committed to the safeguarding and promotion of welfare of children, young people and adults at risk. The trust expects colleagues and volunteers to share this commitment. The Trust is committed to safe recruitment practices to protect children and adults at risk, and any appointment will be subject to satisfactory clearance relevant to the post.

For customer-facing roles all applicants must be able to demonstrate that they can communicate in English with confidence.

Successful candidates are expected to self-fund either an enhanced or standard or basic DBS check, and sign up to the DBS update service if required for the role.

Candidates are advised to monitor their NHS jobs as initial feedback will be through their account. Interview dates will usually be advised to shortlisted candidates within 2 weeks of the closing date. This is not always the case and so if candidates have not had any feedback from their application, they can call the Recruitment Team on 0300 421 8602.

Subsequent conditional offers of employment will be via NHS jobs followed by communication via email and hard copy letters.

Please note that if you are successful in your application and you have previously worked for an NHS Trust, Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust will request confirmation of your previous NHS service from your last NHS employer via the inter authority transfer system to verify service and pay grade.

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