Apprentice Medical Day Unit Administrator The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust

The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust is the world's first hospital dedicated to cancer diagnosis, treatment, research and education. The Apprentice Medical Day unit Administrator will be an integral member of the Team,you will be enrolled on the Business Administrator Apprenticeship Level 3 with Cancer Care embedded with PMA Ltd.

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Closing date: 25 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday; 9am – 5:00pm

    Total hours per week: 22.5

  • Expected duration

    26 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    25 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

The administrator is an integral member of the Medical Day Unit team, under the supervision of the Sister of the MDU and the Matron for Day Care Services. The post holder will coordinate all administrative aspects of the Day Care Services including data collection, reception and clerical duties.


The training you will be getting

The successful apprentice will be enrolled on the Business Administrator Apprenticeship Level 3 with Cancer Care embedded with PMA Ltd. This will include Functional Skills in English and maths if required.

Training from the employer:

In house training on NHS systems and visual/audio learning.
Internal Mandatory training
Opportunity to observe other departments

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Working within the Healthcare sector
Progression with qualifications

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade 4/C or above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Grade 4/C or above) Desired

About the employer

dedicated to cancer diagnosis, treatment, research and education. Today, the Trust is a world-leading cancer centre specialising in diagnosis, treatment, care, education and research. Together with our academic partner, The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR), The Royal Marsden is the largest and most comprehensive cancer centre in Europe, treating over 50,000 NHS and private patients every year. It is a centre of excellence with an international reputation for ground-breaking research and pioneering the very latest in cancer treatments and technologies, as well as specialising in cancer diagnosis and education. The Trust has two hospitals: one in Chelsea, London, and another in Sutton, Surrey with dedicated units for all cancer types and provides care during diagnosis, treatment and beyond, and has specialist paediatric facilities for children and young people. We also have a Medical Daycare Unit at Kingston Hospital delivering day care chemotherapy and other supportive treatments. Our mission is to continue to make a national and global contribution to cancer research and treatment, so that more people are cured and quality of life is improved for those living with cancer. The Royal Marsden is shaped by a distinct set of values that define what we are and how we behave.


The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust


Kingston Hospital William Rous Unit

Galsworthy Road

Kingston Upon Thames


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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

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