Apprentices

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What type of roles can we offer you within The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust?

The Trust offers a number of diverse opportunities for apprentices who would prefer a more practical approach to career development. We have a proven track record in developing the workforce in a variety of disciplines including front line care and back office functions. Over the last five years over 200 staff have completed an apprenticeship within our organisation.

The types of apprenticeships available include:

  • Allied Health Profession Support
  • Business Administration
  • Clinical Healthcare Support
  • Customer Service
  • Facilities Management
  • Fashion & Textiles (laundry)
  • Improving Operational Performance
  • Laboratory Support
  • Leadership
  • Management
  • Maternity & Paediatric Support
  • Medical Administration
  • Painting & Decorating
  • Perioperative Support
  • Support Services
  • Team Leading

What training or qualifications do you need to join us?

As a major employer in the communities that we serve, the Trust has linked with local further education colleges to deliver a combined academic and work based training programme. We also offer bespoke in-house delivery for those areas that are specific to the more complex areas of health and social care services. In addition, we have a number of partner organisations which enables you to gain experience in other aspects of health and social care, enhancing your experience as an apprentice with the Trust.

What is it like working for The Trust?

“Right from the word go I have received first class support and guidance on a path that has been tailored specifically to MY needs and I could not ask for better treatment. Every step of the way I am encouraged and motivated by my colleagues and the praise received for my hard work is extremely satisfying. My experiences within the NHS have been enlightening and every single day is different. I am truly nurtured to be the best I can be.”

What development opportunities do we offer you?

As part of the Trust’s commitment to giving back to our communities, we wish to continue to broaden and enhance the apprenticeship offer to ensure that we fulfil the career aspirations of our local populations and provide a skilled workforce for neighbouring employers.  We offer apprenticeships to new and existing staff, to all age groups and at all levels, and from intermediate to higher apprenticeships.

How do you apply for an apprenticeship in one of our exciting teams?

We have placements for apprentices via the Trust’s links with Bury College and Hopwood Hall College - vacancies are advertised National Apprenticeship Service website www.getingofar.gov.uk

Current staff members are also able to undertake various different apprenticeships within the Trust.

For further information or if you have any questions

Call the National Apprenticeship Helpdesk on: 0800 015 0400 or email: nationalhelpdesk@findapprenticeship.service.gov.uk