Business Administrator Apprentice INDEPENDENT VASCULAR SERVICES LTD

IVS are currently looking to expand their small administrative team based at Wythenshawe Hospital Manchester. This is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic person to join their team.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 12 Jan 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Salary is £6.50 per hour for the first 6 months and then rising to £7.00 per hour

  • Working week

    Monday to Thursday, 9.00am - 5.30pm and Friday, 9.00am to 5.00pm (1 hour break for lunch)

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    08 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • To provide medical and general office administrative support to team of clinical scientist and other medical staff on site
  • Appointing patient appointments, sending letters and phoning patients
  • Maintain accurate patient records on all databases
  • Arrange porters to move patients to/from Unit
  • Be the first point of contact for clinical and patient enquiries
  • Take telephone enquiries from healthcare professionals about patients
  • Attend relevant training courses to confidently operate NHS patient electronic records (EPIC HIVE Radiant)
  • Support the member of staff in attendance
  • Ensuring all referrals are dealt with appropriately and efficiently
  • To undertake general office reception duties, both in person and on the telephone
  • Greet visitors and callers, handle their inquiries, and direct them to the appropriate persons according to their needs

Company Benefits:

  • For apprentice - you will be given a staff car park permit if required or contribution towards public transport if required
  • 27 days annual leave, sick pay after qualifying period (once permanent staff member)
  • Stakeholder pension
  • Company employee share scheme (once permanent staff)
  • Christmas Bonus (cash)
  • Opportunity to work at weekends as part of rota to earn additional money
  • Staff benefits portal (to be launched August 2023)
  • Car parking allowance
  • Bupa Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Death in service benefit
  • Breakdown cover up to £40
  • Work mobile phone (after qualifying period

The training you will be getting

Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard with AMSPAR:

  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in English

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Permanent role as a Medical Administrator

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9-5/A*-B or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9-5/A*-B or above) Essential

Things to consider

Damar is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our apprentices and expects our employer partners to share this commitment and to take appropriate steps to ensure that learning takes place in a safe, healthy and supportive environment.

About the employer

Established in 1999 and currently the largest independent vascular diagnostics provider, they lead the way in vascular ultrasound, with annual investment in equipment, research and training. IVS is committed to quality improvement, has robust quality assurance procedures and fulfils or exceeds all CQC and NHS standards for service delivery. They were the first Vascular Ultrasound provider to attain UKAS accreditation and eight years after initial assessment they have maintained this level of excellence. They currently have 42 clinical staff and 3 administrative staff. We provide insourced vascular ultrasound diagnostic services to 8 NHS hospitals in the North West of England in partnership with other stakeholders such as University of Manchester to drive research and innovation in vascular science. They strive to provide person-centred care to their patients. They recognise theur staff is their biggest asset with a proven record in career progression for their staff. Their benefits package is generous and includes a cash loyalty bonus. You will be given the opportunity to join their ‘employee share incentive’ scheme giving you a real stake in our rapidly growing innovative company. With many decades of combined experience, their staff have developed good communication skills and are regularly asked to teach doctors, nurses, managers and patients. As their greatest asset, their staff participate in the IVS share incentive scheme which fully involves them in achieving their vision.




Vascular Studies Unit, Main Outpatients Area 2, 1st Floor, Wythenshawe Hospital MFT

Southmoor Road


M23 9LT

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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Sabina Adam

07566 289 979

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 12 Jan 2024