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

Admin Apprentice

Job Reference: 839-4520TM

Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust
West Admin
Kings Lynn
£146.25 per week

NCH&C is proud to be the first standalone NHS community trust in the UK to achieve an ‘Outstanding’ rating from the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Our focus is on continually improving the quality of care we offer to local people and on improving access to that care, helping people to move seamlessly from one service to another. Praising NCH&C’s “compassionate, inclusive and effective leadership at all levels”, the CQC observed that our staff are well supported to make positive changes and innovations.

We welcome applications from people who share our values and can help us deliver outstanding care in our local community.

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.

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 Disability Confident 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.

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.

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.

Closing and Interview Dates -This vacancy may close early if sufficient applicants are received.

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