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Performance Administrator Apprentice

Job Reference: 449-CP623

Solent NHS Trust
Finance and Performance
Highpoint, Southampton
£7.83 per hour

Make a difference with us

If you are looking for somewhere you can make a real difference and are passionate about keeping people safe, well and out of hospital, a career with us may be just what you’re looking for. At Solent NHS Trust, we strive to make a difference to the health and wellbeing of our communities.

We are proud to be an organisation which is focused on our people and we welcome people who share our values to come and work with us.

  • To deliver great care that is safe, simple and easy to access
  • To be a caring, flexible and supportive place to work
  • To deliver the best value for money

We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to join Solent NHS Trust within the Performance Team based at Highpoint Venue, Southampton. Working closely with the PA to the Director of Finance, you will support the team in a wide range of areas from arranging and supporting meetings, data entry, administration and other tasks as the role develops.

As the successfully appointed Apprentice, you will provide an efficient, effective and high quality level of admin support to the Performance Team whilst developing skills, knowledge and experience in all relevant aspects of administration.

What We Offer:

  • You will have a dedicated mentor to support you during your apprenticeship.
  • You will have the excellent opportunity to develop personally and professionally, and will be encouraged to attend our own in-house training courses.
  • Shadowing members of staff in other services will also be encouraged.
  • There may be further opportunities to develop the role depending on the successful applicant’s interests and strengths.
  • Apprenticeships are a great pathway to start a career as well as obtain a qualification.

We are looking for someone who is keen to learn but must already possess good computer skills including a working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages including Outlook, Excel and Word.

You should also have good communication skills, both verbal and written. If you enjoy helping people and are able to complete tasks with attention to detail, you will be an asset to our team.

As an apprentice you will be offered full training in the range of administrative procedures required and will receive dedicated support from the PA to the Director of Finance.

If you want to learn new skills and knowledge at work whilst achieving a nationally recognised apprenticeship qualification, then this could be the perfect opportunity for you.

Please note that should this post attract sufficient interest, we may choose to close at an earlier date. We strongly suggest that you apply at an early stage.

If we have not contacted you within four weeks of the closing date of this post, please presume that you have not been selected.Candidates selected for interview will be contacted within 2-3 weeks; therefore you should check your emails regularly including junk mail folders.

The Rewards

Solent NHS Trust offers a competitive starting salary and access to a wide range of employee benefits:

  • 27 - 33 days annual leave plus bank holidays (for permanent staff)
  • Pay enhancements to reward out of hours working
  • Abilty to join the generous NHS pension scheme
  • Purchase of additional annual leave
  • Training and development opportunities
  • An extensive health and wellbeing service
  • Flexible working options
  • Free yoga, pilates and mindfulness classes
  • NHS discounts from leading retailers

Our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion starts with our people; shapes the way we deliver our services and the way we build our teams. We welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds to help us deliver great care to all of our communities.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require 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 Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department 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, must 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) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

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