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ICT Technical Apprentice - B1 Trust Headquarters

Posted: 13 Oct 2020 Closes: 11 Nov 2020
Birmingham, United Kingdom £ 4.15 per hour increasing to £4.55 afterfirst 6
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ICT Technical Apprentice - B1 Trust Headquarters

Job Reference: 436-2680692

Employer: Department: ICT Location: B1 Trust Headquarters, Birmingham Salary: £ 4.15 per hour increasing to £4.55 afterfirst 6

Please note that this post may close earlier than the indicated closing date if a sufficient number of applications are received.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As part of our safe recruitment practice pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. If you have not heard from us within a month of the closing date you should presume that you have not been shortlisted. As part of the selection process you may be required to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, however all cases of criminal record history are dealt with on a case by case basis.

Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust is committed to equality of opportunity, and welcomes applications from all areas of the community, who meet the specific criteria of the post regardless of age, gender, disability, religion/ belief or sexual orientation.

All successful applicants will be required to complete the Trust's induction programme. The Fundamental (Statutory and Mandatory) training will be in an e-learning format. You will be required to complete training modules online (approx. 9-14 hours depending on post) in your own time prior to any unconditional offer being made.



Salary: £ 4.15 per hour increasing to £4.55 after first 6 months

Duration: 18 MONTHS

Location: B1, Trust Headquarters & Athena House, Erdington

Following the ongoing success of our Apprenticeship programme, we are recruiting again to opportunities in ICT.

Information about the Trust

Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust provides mental health care to those people living in Birmingham and Solihull. Our Trust has 4000 dedicated staff who are continually working to help people get better and challenge the stigma associated with mental illness. Our Trust operates from over 40 sites (across Birmingham & Solihull) in a variety of settings, from Community based Mental Health Teams through to Acute Wards and Day Centres.

Apprentice Post

Please Note: candidates with an equivalent or same qualification will not be shortlisted!

Successful candidates will be expected to work in challenging and dynamic environments and will be supported throughout their career in the Trust by experienced staff who will offer coaching and supervision. You will also be provided with a comprehensive induction, and ongoing training.

Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health Foundation Trust in partnership with the learning provider, will support you to complete a Level 3 ICT Technical Apprenticeship. After this, you will be equipped with the necessary skills and experience to be eligible to apply for a permanent post (subject to availability) . There also may be an opportunity to study towards a higher level apprenticeship or work flexibly through our temporary staffing bank.

We are continually creating opportunities in locations across Birmingham & Solihull in a wide range of departments and clinical settings. You will need do demonstrate enthusiasm, commitment and good communication skills to be selected. You will also be required to function at a Level One standard in Literacy and Numeracy, as a minimum requirement.

Application Closing Date

The closing date for applications is 29th October 2020 (please note this will close earlier if we have received a sufficient number of applications).


Interviews will be held the for successful candidates on 6th November 2020.

Estimated Start Date

The estimated start date is December 2020 (subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks and completion of eLearning.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameBel WelshEmail addressBel@nhs.netAdditional contact information

For further information please contact:

Apprenticeships Team

Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health Foundation Trust

0121 301 3970

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to this post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the Trust is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill this post. We would advise overseas candidates wishing to apply who would require sponsorship to self assess themselves, on the UKBA website, to see the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for this post.

Please be aware that Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (BSMHFT) utilise a third party recruitment system (TRAC). When applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred third party recruitment system.

Following this, all subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website. Furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. All communication from BSMHFT will come via the TRAC system. By applying for this post you are agreeing to Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a post within the Trust, then information will also be transferred into the NHS Electronic Staff Records system. Please note that all systems used by the Trust comply with the Data Protection regulations.

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