Apprentice Recruitment & Retention Assistant

Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust

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Job summary

This is an amazing opportunity to join the Recruitment and Retention team at Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust. This is an exciting opportunity to start your career within Business Administration, Recruitment and Retention.

Main duties of the job

The apprentice will provide effective and efficient administrative support to the HR & Recruitment Team, part of Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust, whilst completing a Level 3 Business Administration apprenticeship. The department provides a comprehensive human resource service to the Trust. The centralised recruitment team process pre and post-employment related documents

About us

At Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust, we are supportive of the people we care for in the community and aim to provide a fully responsive service to everyone who needs it. This is the same approach we take for our employees. We look to value the skills and experiences of those we work with, whether they are service users, carers, families or those looking to work with us.

Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust is part of the NHS. We treat NHS patients according to NHS principles and standards. The difference is the Trust is accountable to local people, rather than to Government, and so we are able to work closely with our community to develop services in the way that best suits the needs of local people.

Date posted

31 May 2022

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

£10,132 a year per annum (for the first 12 months & then National Minimum Wage)

Contract

Apprenticeship

Duration

19 months

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

327-22-604

Job locations

Edward Jenner Court

Unit 1010 Pioneer Avenue

Gloucester

GL3 4AW


Job description

Job responsibilities

The qualification, training & experience requirements for the role are underlined in the Job Description/Person Specification.

This post requires the post holder to be able to undertake all statutory and mandatory training and post holders must be able to undertake physical interventions. Fitness for physical intervention will be assessed by Occupational Health.

A valid UK driving licence plus the use of own transport for business purposes is essential. For qualifying staff the Trust has a Lease Car Scheme in place and also offers a popular Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme with our partner Tusker.

To ensure you fully understand how the Trust, as a Data Controller, will process and store your data please read the attached document Applicant and Staff Privacy Notice prior to applying for the role.

Candidates for any staff appointment shall, when making application, disclose in writing to the Trust whether they are related to any governor. Failure to disclose such a relationship may disqualify a candidate and, if appointed, may render them liable to dismissal.

Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust are proud to have been recognised as a Veteran Aware Trust, evidencing the provision of the best care for Veterans and driving to improve the care for veterans and their families. Find out more about this by clicking on the link at the right-hand side, titled Veterans Covenant Healthcare Alliance.

Please view the JD&PS attached to this vacancy for the detailed main responsibilities for this role.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The qualification, training & experience requirements for the role are underlined in the Job Description/Person Specification.

This post requires the post holder to be able to undertake all statutory and mandatory training and post holders must be able to undertake physical interventions. Fitness for physical intervention will be assessed by Occupational Health.

A valid UK driving licence plus the use of own transport for business purposes is essential. For qualifying staff the Trust has a Lease Car Scheme in place and also offers a popular Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme with our partner Tusker.

To ensure you fully understand how the Trust, as a Data Controller, will process and store your data please read the attached document Applicant and Staff Privacy Notice prior to applying for the role.

Candidates for any staff appointment shall, when making application, disclose in writing to the Trust whether they are related to any governor. Failure to disclose such a relationship may disqualify a candidate and, if appointed, may render them liable to dismissal.

Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust are proud to have been recognised as a Veteran Aware Trust, evidencing the provision of the best care for Veterans and driving to improve the care for veterans and their families. Find out more about this by clicking on the link at the right-hand side, titled Veterans Covenant Healthcare Alliance.

Please view the JD&PS attached to this vacancy for the detailed main responsibilities for this role.

Person Specification

QUALIFICATIONS

Essential

  • GCSE Maths and English grade C/9 or above or Functional skills level 2 in both subjects

LENGTH AND / OR NATURE OF EXPERIENCE

Essential

  • Ability to work on own initiative, independently and as part of a team
  • Communication skills: verbal, in writing and including the use of IT skills with basic knowledge of Microsoft Office and e-mail programmes
  • Interpersonal skills to convey information and work effectively with colleagues, and maintain good working relations with other healthcare staff
  • To be flexible in approach to work and skills / training needs, updating as needed
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and follow Trust policies and procedures
  • Able to focus on own work in a busy environment
  • Able to communicate clearly and succinctly by email, on the telephone and face to face
  • Able to use existing skills/knowledge to complete unfamiliar tasks e.g. use of additional/new data base modules, setting up sensitive or complicated meetings
  • Able to utilise new technology and apply it to a range of tasks
  • Flexible approach to working arrangements and duties
  • Ability to establish key working relationships at all levels
  • Ability and willingness to take initiative and work in a self-directed manner

Desirable

  • Some experience in all aspects of office administration, systems and processes, including experience of working with data bases
  • Experience of working with data which is transmitted and stored electronically
  • Experience of liaising with other staff and outside organisations together with the ability to deal with enquiries
  • Ability to work within a team environment and encouraging achievement through team work
  • Ability to prioritise own workload and change priorities to meet the needs of the wider HR Team
  • To be methodical, accurate, and able to work systematically with attention to detail able to achieve 100% accuracy particularly in respect of data entry
  • Ability to use initiative to identify issues, problems or concerns and to know when to refer onwards
Person Specification

QUALIFICATIONS

Essential

  • GCSE Maths and English grade C/9 or above or Functional skills level 2 in both subjects

LENGTH AND / OR NATURE OF EXPERIENCE

Essential

  • Ability to work on own initiative, independently and as part of a team
  • Communication skills: verbal, in writing and including the use of IT skills with basic knowledge of Microsoft Office and e-mail programmes
  • Interpersonal skills to convey information and work effectively with colleagues, and maintain good working relations with other healthcare staff
  • To be flexible in approach to work and skills / training needs, updating as needed
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and follow Trust policies and procedures
  • Able to focus on own work in a busy environment
  • Able to communicate clearly and succinctly by email, on the telephone and face to face
  • Able to use existing skills/knowledge to complete unfamiliar tasks e.g. use of additional/new data base modules, setting up sensitive or complicated meetings
  • Able to utilise new technology and apply it to a range of tasks
  • Flexible approach to working arrangements and duties
  • Ability to establish key working relationships at all levels
  • Ability and willingness to take initiative and work in a self-directed manner

Desirable

  • Some experience in all aspects of office administration, systems and processes, including experience of working with data bases
  • Experience of working with data which is transmitted and stored electronically
  • Experience of liaising with other staff and outside organisations together with the ability to deal with enquiries
  • Ability to work within a team environment and encouraging achievement through team work
  • Ability to prioritise own workload and change priorities to meet the needs of the wider HR Team
  • To be methodical, accurate, and able to work systematically with attention to detail able to achieve 100% accuracy particularly in respect of data entry
  • Ability to use initiative to identify issues, problems or concerns and to know when to refer onwards

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

Additional information

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

Employer details

Employer name

Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Edward Jenner Court

Unit 1010 Pioneer Avenue

Gloucester

GL3 4AW


Employer's website

https://www.ghc.nhs.uk/who-we-are/jobs/ (Opens in a new tab)

Employer details

Employer name

Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Edward Jenner Court

Unit 1010 Pioneer Avenue

Gloucester

GL3 4AW


Employer's website

https://www.ghc.nhs.uk/who-we-are/jobs/ (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Senior HR Manager

Martin Batten

Martin.Batten@ghc.nhs.uk

07773034458

Date posted

31 May 2022

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

£10,132 a year per annum (for the first 12 months & then National Minimum Wage)

Contract

Apprenticeship

Duration

19 months

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

327-22-604

Job locations

Edward Jenner Court

Unit 1010 Pioneer Avenue

Gloucester

GL3 4AW


Supporting documents

Privacy notice

Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust's privacy notice (opens in a new tab)