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Customer Service Apprenticeship

Posted: 8 Oct 2020 Closes: 6 Nov 2020
PLYMOUTH, United Kingdom £8,114 pa
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Customer Service Apprenticeship

Job Reference: 216-RS-19.67-AP

Employer: Department: 216 120112 Medical Recruitment Location: PLYMOUTH Salary: £8,114 pa

We are a people business - where every member of staff matters and can make a difference. Patients are at the heart of everything we do. Joining University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust means becoming part of a team of dedicated staff, who are committed to leading the way through innovation, clinical excellence and great customer care. The Trust has great opportunities for career development in a highly progressive working environment. We offer all of this in a vibrant, modern city with a historic reputation for adventure.

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Are you looking for a new and exciting opportunity to kick start your career? Are you a motivated and enthusiastic individual who wants to be part of a fast-paced and friendly team? If so, this may be the role for you!

University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust has an exciting opportunity to join the Medical HR team as a Customer Service Apprentice (Human Resources). The post holder will be required to provide an efficient and effective administrative support service to the Medical HR function. In addition, the post holder will provide a point of contact for management and staff within the Trust, answering face-to-face, telephone and email queries ensuring they are directed to the appropriate staff member.

During your apprenticeship, you will earn and learn with practical on-the-job training, gaining real experience whilst having real responsibilities along the way! These opportunities will help you to develop your skills and talents, acting as a great first step on your career ladder. We have an experienced team ready to welcome and support you, ensuring you are on the road to success.

The apprenticeship will last a period of 15 months and the successful candidate will work towards achieving a Level 2 Diploma in Customer Service. This will be a challenging yet rewarding apprenticeship that will provide you with a platform to launch your career in Human Resources, Business or Management. Many of the Trust's apprentices go on to take up full-time, permanent roles following the completion of their apprenticeship.

Candidates must have a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office programmes (including Word, Excel and Outlook), great customer service skills and a genuine desire to work in HR.

If you think you meet the above criteria, then we want to hear from you!

For more information or an informal discussion about this fantastic opportunity, please contact the Medical HR Management Team using the details below. Interviews will be held on 03/11/2020 via Microsoft Teams.
  • Louise Tate (Medical HR Business Partner) on 01752 437257 or
  • Rebecca Osborne (Medical HR Manager) on 01752 437959 or
  • Jack Henniker (Medical HR Manager) on 01752 437482 or

University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust is committed to safeguarding & promoting the welfare of children & vulnerable adults. Many of our posts are subject to Disclosure & Barring Service check (DBS). A copy of the DBS Code of Practice is available on request. Should the position that you are applying for be subject to a DBS check, University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust will fund the cost* of your DBS check application. Should you decide to voluntarily resign from the Trust within two years from the start date of employment, you will be asked to meet the cost* of the original DBS application, which will be reclaimed from your last month's salary. *Current cost of an enhanced DBS is £40.00 per application.

All Applicants are required to detail referees on their application form covering the current & previous 3 years of Employment / Unemployment history.

Please note that if you are successful in your application & accept the position you agree that the Staff Health and Wellbeing Department can access your health records from your current/previous employer in order to check the status of your inoculations & screening tests. This is an automated process & the information will only be used for these purposes prior to your taking up the position with us.

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