Non Clinical - Business Administration Apprentice

  • Department Administration in Medical Engineering Department
  • Salary £9,405 per annum
  • Closing Date 28/02/2023
  • Location The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
  • Grade Apprenticeship
  • Job ref 223-BAA-465-A
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Apprenticeship: 18 months
  • Hours Full time - 37.5 hours per week

**Please note that to be eligible for this post you must have been a UK resident for 3 or more years, or meet the eligible and valid residency status and permission to work in the UK criteria in Annex A of the linked document: **

This exciting opportunity is for a Business Administration Apprentice within the Medical Engineering department at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH).  You will gain experience and knowledge of day to day administrative tasks in an office environment and study for a Level 3 qualification in Business Administration.

You should have or expect to have GCSE Maths and English at level 2 (equivalent to grades 4 or C) or above.

Please note, as you will be studying for a Level 3 Business Administration qualification, you must not hold an existing qualification at the same or higher level as this apprenticeship in a similar subject.

Main duties of the job

Working closely with the Medical Engineering Office Manager, you will be taught all aspects of working in a busy office environment, whilst studying part time for a Level 3 qualification in Business Administration.

As a Business Administration Apprentice, you will be afforded the opportunity to learn and develop your skills in all aspects associated with a busy office supporting an engineering team.  This will be augmented with paid study time to complete a  NVQ level 3 in Business Administration.

Working for our organisation

The Medical Engineering Department provide medical device support for The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust and have main workshops based at The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital and The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford. The department also provides service to external organisations, such as Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust and other private organisations.  The admin team provide vital support in these activities, working closely with all staff within the department and staff from other hospital departments.

The well-being of our staff is of the upmost importance to us.  If you are offered a role at our Trust, and fall into the increased and higher risk categories as set out by Public Health England (PHE) and NHSI/E, your line manager will complete an risk assessment with you.  This will be completed in conjunction with the latest guidance from Public Health England in relation to Covid-19.

By submitting your application to Trac, you are giving your consent for parts of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems. This is to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation. 

If successful, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR.

If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider.

In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in.
We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible.  In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce.
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of the Trust aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly, flexibly and with dignity and respect.

Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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