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Apprentice - Business & Administration
Fixed term - 1 year
37.5 hours per week
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Hellesdon Hospital, Norwich
£140 per week
28/01/2018 23:59

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust provides child and adult mental health services, alcohol treatment, learning disability, wellbeing and eating disorder services across Norfolk and Suffolk.

We are committed to delivering quality driven mental health services. Every individual makes a valuable contribution. We are proud of our staff who have been commended for the care they provide. Do you value working positively, respectfully and together? If so, we’d love you to join us!

Please follow this link to find out more in our Employee Handbook

Employee Handbook

Please read the job description/person specification carefully and ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills and experience needed.

It is important that you complete a formal application form as CV’s alone will not be accepted.

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We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, conscientious and flexible Business & Administration Apprentice to support the work of the Talent for Care Agenda within our Education & Development Team. This post will require an excellent telephone manner, good interpersonal skills, initiative and flexibility.

Your duties will include arranging meetings and information sessions, taking notes, updating and keeping data bases, data entry and communicating/corresponding with staff by telephone and email. You will be trained in a full range of office procedures enabling you to successfully complete your apprenticeship and apply for future internal and external vacancies.

The work of the Talent for Care Team includes traineeships, apprenticeships and developing staff at Bands 1-4 to continue their qualifications to registration.

The role will be based at Hellesdon Hospital and the working hours will be 37.5 hours per week. Occasional travel may be required.

You will enrol with a local educational provider and complete the Level 2 Diploma in Business & Administration. this will be delivered as work-based learning.

We welcome applications from internal and/or external applicants aged 16+. for the post you will need to have a good general education and have at least 4 GCSE's at D or above or equivalent and have an excellent attendance record. You will be motivated and committed to completing the Apprenticeship Programme in 13 months.

There are eligibility criteria for government funded apprenticeship schemes that apply and therefore applicants must be aged 16 or over and have been resident in the UK/EU for the last 3 years.

Applicants will be contacted by email, so please ensure you have a valid email address as we will notify you confirming whether you have been successful in your application at all stages of the selection process by this method.

*Interviews will be held on 8th February 2018*

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Further details / informal visits contact

If you wish to discuss this role further please contact Jane Stringer, Talent for Care Apprenticeship Reforms & Levy Implementation Facilitator on 01603 421564 or


If you have problems applying, contact

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