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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 18/11/2019.

Business & Admin Apprenticeship – Ward Clerk

Job Reference: 284-19-DWAG-1442A

Employer:
Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Neonatal
Location:
Birmingham Women's Hospital
Salary:
Apprentice Minimum Wage - £3.90 per hour

If you are Ambitious, Brave and Compassionate there has never been a more exciting time to join our team. Ambitious and proud to provide world-class care everyone who works at Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust team plays an important role in making our hospitals the incredible places they are. Our vision is to build a world leading team to deliver world class care.

Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust are committed to creating the best place to work, where all staff can reach their full potential. We believe in promoting and enhancing inclusion, diversity and equality and welcome and encourage applications from all areas of the community, who meet the criteria for the role, regardless of age, gender, disability, race, religion or sexual orientation. We look forward to receiving your application.


Business and Admin Apprentice - Ward Clerk

We are looking for a friendly, cheerful, enthusiastic and organized person to join our team as an Apprentice Ward Clerk in the busy Neonatal Directorate. This is a marvelous opportunity as the successful applicant will work and train with an established ward clerk team over a 12 month period and will have the opportunity to gain an NVQ level 2 qualification

Duties will include greeting families in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Transitional Care Ward and Outpatient Baby Clinic and assisting with their enquiries as well as answering the telephone, verifying and updating patient details onto the hospital computer systems, admitting and discharging patients from the hospital computer system, filing patient files and photocopying.

You should be educated to GCSE level or equivalent in Mathematics and English with good evidence of computer literacy. You will also have excellent communication skills and be able to work well in a busy environment with lots of competing demands.

The post is for 37.5 hours per week which will be allocated to fit in with the existing ward clerk rota, with shifts between 07.15am and 8.15pm to cover the service 7 days per week.

For further information please contact Tracey Cox, Neonatal Business Support Team Manager on 0121 472 1377 ext 5217 or email tracey.cox4@nhs.net




Please ensure that you read and understand the person specification for this post prior to applying as this is what you will be shortlisted against.

We would encourage all applicants to apply early as this vacancy may close earlier than the stated closing date once we receive sufficient applications. We do not accept cv’s (with the exception of consultant posts). Please be aware that any false information on your application form can lead to withdrawal of any offer of employment, disciplinary action and/or a criminal conviction

Applications from candidates who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside 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 Border Agency 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 Border Agency website.

As this post involves a regulated activity you will be required to have an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and where appropriate to the role, include information against the Independent Safeguarding Authority barred lists for working with children and/or working with adults.

In 2021 Birmingham is set to introduce a Clean Air Zone (CAZ) to reduce harmful emissions, improve air quality in the city and the health of our children and young people. This is not a ‘congestion charge’ and does not apply to the vast majority of vehicles entering the city centre. Exceptions for NHS staff who earn under £30k and work in the zone are available. If you think the car you drive does not comply with the new regulations, you can begin preparations now. Simply visit the Brum Breathes website to find out more information.

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Applications from job seekers who require current 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 current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration 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, have had to 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) are also subject to this requirement.

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