AAA Screening Service Business Administrator Apprentice Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust

To work towards a Business Administrator Level 3 apprenticeship, whilst providing a comprehensive administration service for the North East and North Cumbria AAA Screening Programme and working as a team member within the administration office.

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

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Closing date: 30 Nov 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Band 2 Agenda for Change / pro rata

  • Working week

    Core hours are between 08:00 and 20:00 hours Monday to Friday and Saturday when service requires.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    08 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    17 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • To assist with data entry for the National Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening Programme
  • To actively monitor appointments for AAA screening using the relevant screening software systems
  • To handle any queries or telephone enquiries in an accurate and professional manner
  • To deal with patient's notes and ensure they are kept safely, properly updated and the confidentiality of the information contained within is maintained
  • Manage own workload by tasks accordingly in order to meet screening targets and deadlines
  • Carry out general administration duties e.g. filing, photocopying etc.

The training you will be getting

You will undertake the Level 3 Business Administrator apprenticeship which will be delivered remotely or on-site, one day per week.

Functional Skills Level 2 qualifications in English and maths (if required).

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

On successful completion of this apprenticeship you will be supported to progress into a permanent Band 2 Business Administration role within the team.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade C/4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Windows/Microsoft packages (Grade C/4 or above) Essential
NVQ or SVQ Level 2 or equivalent Business Administration (Grade Pass) Desired

About the employer

Based in the North East of England #GatesheadHealth provides a range of hospital and community services from our leading facilities. Our primary focus is on providing excellent health services to our local community.


Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust


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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

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 post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Nov 2023