Apprentice progressing to Team Administrator

Job ID: 771366
Location: Phoenix House, Basildon, SS14 3EZ., Basildon
Category: Health
Salary: 15,404 - 18,157 pa plus negotiable
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Job Reference: 395-EC95-17

Employer:North East London NHS Foundation TrustDepartment:AdminLocation:Phoenix House, Basildon, SS14 3EZ., BasildonSalary:15,404 - 18,157 pa plus

Do you want to be part of an innovative, dynamic organisation that is committed to delivering the best care by the best people? We are looking to appoint people who are as passionate about high quality care as we are.
NELFT provides award winning community and mental healthcare for over 2 million people. We work to ensure our patients, their friends and family, feel confident that their health needs are well met. With an excellent reputation for research and development, our skilled health professionals are at the cutting edge of evidence-based innovation, opening up the possibilities for better ways of working and delivery of care.
We are committed to the delivering the best care for our patients. The successful candidate will share this commitment and demonstrate our Trust values.

We are committed to continuous learning to improve patient outcomes so this means that we are also committed to the professional development of our workforce. We want to ensure you have the opportunity to grow and progress within NELFT, so take the first step on this journey by joining us now.

Are you looking for an apprenticeship in administration to develop skills, technical and practical knowledge through a work-based training programme? If you are you interested in joining a busy, dynamic team that sits at the centre of patient and staff safety, then please read on.

NELFT's Quality and Patient Safety department is currently based in Basildon, Essex and is offering a unique opportunity for the 'the right person' to join the Quality Assurance team as an Apprentice. On successful completion of the apprenticeship, you will move in to a Team Administrator, Band 3 role, providing administration to the Health & Safety team, the Mental Health Act team and support into policy work.

The apprenticeship will last for 12 months and consist of in-house training and close working with the quality governance manager who will monitor your progress. In addition to the development programme, you will receive a local and corporate induction.

To be successful you will be inquisitive and organised and eager to embark on a development programme that will give you key skills required for a effective an efficient administrative role.

You will have already achieved an NVQ level 2 or equivalent standard of literacy and numeracy and an NVQ in Administration/Customer Service Level 3 or an equivalent level of proven experience.

This post will be subject to a probationary period. Internal applicants are exempt from the probationary period (unless you are an internal applicant currently part way through a probationary period or currently a bank member of staff).

This post will initially begin at Band 2 then to Band 3 on successful completion of the apprenticeship.

At NELFT we set very high standards to ensure we provide quality services. We require prospective employees to carry out an online literacy and numeracy test, equivalent to NVQ Level 2. For more information regarding our assessments, please visit our website. If you are successful at interview for this post, you will be required to undertake an assessment for these skills during the pre-employment checks.

Successful candidates will be invited to attend an interview week commencing 7th August 2017.

This post also attracts payment for High Cost Area Supplement of 5% of the basic salary (with a minimum of 971 to a maximum of 1,682).

For further details / informal visits contact:
Shelley Hart
Head of Quality Assurance
0300 555 1200, extn 66654
07956 391557

For further details / informal visits contact:
Shelley Hart
Head of Quality Assurance
0300 555 1200, mobile 07956 391557

As an employee of NELFT, you will receive the following benefits:

* & middot; Excellent working environments in a mix of state of the art and historic buildings
* & middot; Agile working with outstanding ICT support
* & middot; A long-standing and award-winning approach to Equality and Diversity with supportive networks for ethnic minority staff, staff with disabilities and LGBT staff
* & middot; Staff Benefits including NHS Pension, childcare vouchers, a salary sacrifice car scheme, the MyTrustBenefits discount scheme, cycle scheme and Annual Leave Sale / Purchase scheme, trade union membership and a range of ambassadorial roles
* & middot; A focus on staff health and wellbeing featuring subsidised gym membership, access to Mindfulness, walking groups and other wellbeing support.

We have signed the skills pledge and are an accredited Improving Working Lives organisation. We are committed to staff development and offer opportunities which include a wide range of training options and an active Quality Improvement Programme
Equal opportunities employer
We are committed to equal opportunities and diversity, are Disability Confident and therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community, people of all protected characteristics.

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In the event of a high number of responses to any advert, NELFT reserves the right to close the vacancy early. If you do not hear from us within three weeks of the closing date then please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.Disclosure and Barring Service Check
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Job Type:PermanentWorking pattern:37.5Pay Scheme:Agenda for changePay Band:2Staff Group:Administrative & ClericalSpecialty/Function:Admin

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