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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 27/10/2019.

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Admin Apprentice

Job Reference: 839-4520TM

Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust
West Admin
Kings Lynn
£146.25 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: &

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.

Apprentice Administrator

Norfolk Community Health and Care Palliative Care Service are looking for an enthusiastic Apprentice to join our Team. This post will primarily be based at The Norfolk Hospice Tapping House purpose built facility in Hillington and you will be part of a Team of highly motivated and enthusiastic staff whose primary focus is providing the best possible care and support to our patients and their families/carers.

If you are a committed and dedicated individual who has excellent attention to detail and good organisations skills, and are keen to learn new skills and lay the foundations for your own career whilst gaining a wide variety of knowledge, skills and experience then an Apprenticeship with our organisation could be for you.

You will be assisting in the day to day work of the Team/Service as well as providing administrative support for specific projects such as Education and Training and you will be using a range of software programmes such as Word, Excel, Outlook and taking telephone calls, responding to emails and enquiries.

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 per month plus 1:1 support throughout the Apprenticeship, as well as a mentor within the Team/Service.

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

There is 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, or level four qualification or above..

Does this interest you? Then 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.

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