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L3 Data Technician apprentice - NHS Greater Manchester Shared Services - 37.5h/w Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust

The programme is currently looking to recruit apprentices offering opportunities to work in Information Management gathering, analysing, interpreting and presenting information about health and healthcare to develop service delivery and improve patient care.

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

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Closing date: 29 Jul 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 to Friday, 9am - 5pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    19 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    20 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000046321

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Your duties and responsibilities in this role will consist of:

  • Responding to telephone enquiries in a professional and friendly manner
  • Providing basic administrative support for members of the team
  • Collecting and compiling data from different sources
  • Inputting data using various software
  • Performing database queries, both routine and ad-hoc, extracting data for analysis
  • Assisting with the production of a range of ad-hoc and standard data analysis reports
  • Assisting in the production of performance dashboards and reports
  • Assisting with data quality checking and cleansing

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

During this apprenticeship, you will follow a fully supported training programme with The Apprentice and Training Partnership, delivered through combined remote classroom-based training, workplace assessment/training and online learning working towards completing the L3 Data Technician standard.

The training covers the following core occupational duties:

https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/data-technician-v1-0

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

This opportunity is advertised on a fixed term contract basis due to this being an apprenticeship, the objective of which is to gain a recognised qualification and experience in the workplace. This does not include a guaranteed post with an NHS organisation, however throughout the apprenticeship individuals will be eligible to apply for vacancies within their workplace organisation, subject to the usual recruitment processes, with support being provided to ideally secure a position by completion.  The apprenticeship will provide valuable work experience and a qualification that is recognised by employers.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Initiative, Ability to follow instructions, Flexible and adaptable, Keen interest in IT, Punctual and reliable, Friendly, outgoing nature, Professional attitude

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

You must meet the following eligibility criteria to apply for the role: have been a UK/EEA resident for the last 3 years, hold valid residency status, have the right to work in the UK. The employer has also stated that candidates should have five GCSEs grades 9 - 4 (A* - C).

About the employer

The NHS has a multi-billion pound budget to deliver an efficient, modern, safe and effective healthcare service to patients. As they go through a period of transformation that sees efficiency savings impacting on their limited resources, they are looking to develop new talent to help deliver this challenge. 1.2 million people make up the NHS workforce with over 350 different careers being split into 15 categories, one of which is Health Informatics, one of the fastest growing areas within healthcare. Across the North West there are over 5,000 staff working in Health Informatics. The overall purpose of Health Informatics is to enable, promote and support the effective use of data, information, knowledge and technology to assist and improve health and health care delivery.

Employer

Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust

Stott Lane

Salford

M6 8HD

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Training

Training provider

TECHNICAL PROFESSIONALS LIMITED

Contact

Sam Richardson

s.richardson@theatp.co.uk

07946 342283

Apprenticeship standard

Data technician

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 29 Jul 2022