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Customer Service and IT/AV Apprentice

Posted: 9 Oct 2020 Closes: 7 Nov 2020
Worthing, United Kingdom Salary dependant on age of appointee
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Customer Service and IT/AV Apprentice

Job Reference: 279-CPW4435-A

Employer: Department: Postgraduate Medical Education (PGME) Location: Worthing Hospital, Worthing Salary: Salary dependant on age of appointee

Western Sussex Hospitals is a leading acute hospital trust, with rewarding career opportunities for caring, committed and innovative people, who wish to be valued for their work and empowered to improve the services we provide. Here are few reasons to join us:

Outstanding - we are the first acute hospital trust to have received the health watchdog's highest rating in all key inspection areas. CQC October 2019

Top 10 - Western Sussex Hospitals is one the best hospital trusts to work for, according to the NHS Staff Survey, and among the top ten trusts in England where staff are most likely to recommend the care their colleagues provide. (NHS Staff Survey 2018)

Leading organisation - Western Sussex Hospitals is led by NHS Chief Executive of the Year Dame Marianne Griffiths (HSJ Awards 2016 | No.1 HSJ Top CEO 2018 & 2019) and is renowned for outstanding care, excellent staff engagement, innovation and learning.

Location - our hospitals in Chichester, Worthing and Shoreham-by-Sea are on the beautiful Sussex coast, between the beach and South Downs National Park. West Sussex has wonderful countryside, picturesque villages, vibrant towns, excellent schools and cultural amenities, as well as quick transport links to Brighton, London and beyond.

More about us - Western Sussex is an acute trust with three hospitals; Worthing Hospital and St Richard's in Chichester provide emergency, inpatient and outpatient care; and Southlands in Shoreham-by-Sea provides outpatient care and day surgery. Since April 2017, the senior leadership team has also managed neighbouring trust Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals.

Patient First - in 2015 the trust's Patient First programme was launched to empower colleagues to make lasting changes that benefit patients and to ensure we continue to improve patient care with lean management best practice at every level of the trust. Improvement huddles are just one example of extensive and ongoing cultural change that makes Western Sussex an exciting place to work.

The Postgraduate Medical Education Centre in Worthing Hospital is looking for an enthusiastic outgoing apprentice to join our education team.

As an apprenticeship is a flexible role within a designated area, you will work alongside colleagues to provide support to others, in this case the WHEC (Worthing Health Education Centre) office team, including Front of House (reception) and Simulation will benefit from your support. During your training and experience, in the workplace you will learn to complete a range of straightforward tasks within timescales to a competent standard.

Additionally the post holder will provide a comprehensive and effective administration and IT/AV (Information Technology and Audio-visual) service to support the smooth and efficient running of the education centre and department as a whole.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameSam Vaughan/Paul CurtisJob titleMedical Education Manager/IT/AV ManagerEmail addressSam.Vaughan1@nhs.netTelephone number01243788122Additional contact information

For further information please contact

Sam Vaughan - Medical Education Manager -


Paul Curtis - IT/AV Manager -

If we receive a high volume of applications, we may close adverts prior to the published closing date. Therefore, we advise you to complete and submit your application as soon as possible. Candidates shortlisted for interview will be informed via the email address registered with NHS Jobs. The Trust is a Disability Confident Employer. All applicants who have a disability can opt to be considered under the guaranteed interview scheme which means that providing they meet the minimum essential criteria for the post, they will be offered an interview. Applications from candidates requiring Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcomed and will be considered alongside all other applications. It is unlikely that the Trust will be able to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test where there is a suitably qualified and skilled EU/EEA candidate available for work and in these circumstances, an overseas candidate will not be offered the post. A self-assessment for the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for the post applied for is available on the UKBA website.

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