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Business Administration Apprentice Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Administration Apprentice to join our Community Recovery Service at The Poplars centre in Brierley Hill. Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust provides specialist mental health, learning disability, and community healthcare services for the population of the Black Country.

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Closing date: 14 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,379.50

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday Working day hours to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    21 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000068057

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Under the direction of the CRS Administration team, the post holder will assist with general administration tasks that will assist and support the team; this will also include covering Reception. The post holder will work closely within a team setting but also work with other colleagues and professionals both internally and externally to ensure the smooth running of the team
  • To provide an efficient, professional and confidential administrative and secretarial service to a designated team. The post-holder will provide comprehensive secretarial and administrative support to the team, including diary management, maintaining records, both paper and electronic, in accordance with Trust policy.
  • To work closely with other administrative staff to ensure continuity of administration support and mutual assistance within the Service. It will be expected that the post holder will need to provide cover for team members in times of absence such as annual leave, sickness etc, and additionally where the workload of the Team requires it.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Business Administration Level 3

End Point Assessment

In house training

No College day release

Where a business administrator has not already achieved Level 2 English and Maths, they must do so before taking the end-point assessment.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Fixed term for 18 months. There is the possibility of full-time employment upon completion of the apprenticeship.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential

About the employer

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust provides specialist mental health, learning disability, and community healthcare services for the population of the Black Country. Across the whole of the region we provide: - Adult and older adult mental health services - Specialist learning disability services - CAMHS Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust was formed on 1 April 2020, after NHS England and NHS Improvement approved the merger of Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust. Combining resources, strategies and talented workforce enables us to deliver a wider variety of outstanding services that are based on best practice and are continually improving. As a public body, we are accountable to the people we serve. The Trust Board is responsible for determining the strategy and overall direction of the Trust in an open, honest, and transparent manner. We’re using our position as an NHS Foundation Trust to strengthen our ties with the local community. We have a large and growing membership, and we’re always encouraging people to join our Trust as members. Members are kept informed of what is happening in the Trust, and their advice is sought on ways we can improve the effectiveness and responsiveness of our services.

Employer

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Little Cottage Street

Brierley Hill

DY5 1RG

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Training

Training provider

DUDLEY COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY

Contact

Emma Southall

01384 363545

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)


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