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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 23/02/2020.

Business Administrative Apprentice

Job Reference: 313-A-19-76523-EE

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Community Health Services
Barrow Upon Soar
£150 per week

Can you demonstrate our values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Compassion? Do you share in our ambition to create high quality, compassionate care and wellbeing for all?

Then take a step towards LPT...

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) provides a range of community health, mental health and learning disability services for people of all ages. Delivered through over 100 settings from inpatient wards to out in the community, our 6,500 staff serves over 1m people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

This is a full time post (37.5 Hours) delivering an essential administrative role within a busy Community Long Term Condition Team. The Long Term Condition Team is multi-disciplinary and includes the Heart Failure Specialist Nurse Team, The Respiratory Specialist Team and Breathlessness Rehabilitation.

Reporting to: Integrated Cardio-Respiratory Services Lead

The post holder will work towards achieving a Level 3 Business Administration Apprenticeship education programme. The post holder will have the opportunity to access work and earn a wage as they learn “on the job”. It also helps us harness fresh new talent and “grow our own” workforce for the future. Being an apprentice is often the first step to a career in the NHS. It is an opportunity for you to experience work, study, and learn new skills

An adaptable person is required to provide a competent and efficient administrative support to the Community Long Term Condition Administration Team to include administration associated with Breathlessness Rehabilitation

The post holder will demonstrate a caring and sensitive approach to their work and be able to clearly communicate with colleagues, the general public and representatives from the clinical services, general practices, acute hospitals and allied organisations.

Excellent organisational skills and an ability to work flexibly and to be able to use own initiative is vital. Essential skills required to the post include: the ability to prioritise tasks; effective time management; excellent IT and administration skills, good communication; written and verbal, interpersonal and organisational skills.

It is essential that the post holder is competent in Word and Excel and other Microsoft-based software and they will receive training to use the patient records on SystmOne.


We are committed to providing the best care that we can to our patients, and so some of our roles involve a Maths and English assessment. Where this is so, details will be shared with you as part of the recruitment process.

Details of our benefits, pledge and other important information about the application process, and working for us is contained in the documents linked to our advert.

For areas where our teams work to staffing rosters, rosters are set in advance at a team level and you will be joining an established roster. Your rostered shifts will be confirmed to you when arranging your start date. We will consider requests to vary working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

To make the most of your application, we may consider successful applicants for vacancies for the same post in different locations where this is appropriate and meets our mutual requirements.

For all substantive roles the appointment of every new member of staff (excluding medical and dental staff) to a post is subject to a 6 month probationary period, details of which are in our Probation Policy.

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our service users. To this end we actively implement equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and seek people who share our commitment. We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups, including members of our black and minority ethnic communities. All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of undertaking a DBS disclosure at the required level will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary following commencement.

Requests from applicants to work alternative hours to those advertised may be considered.

Applicants who are currently ‘at risk’ within the local NHS, and meeting essential criteria will be given preference for interview over any other candidates who may apply for this post.

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