Apprentice Administrative Assistant – Harrogate – HG3 1DH

Details

Employer:
The Association for Perioperative Practice (AfPP)
Learning Provider:
FW Solutions Ltd.

Vacancy Description

To provide effective front-line, customer focussed administrative support to AfPP’s membership, marketing and events departments. This will entail dealing with members, potential members, stakeholders and other customers working within the healthcare sector. The role will ensure the effective acquisition, servicing and retention of members in line with organisational values, targets and standards. To support the Marketing, Membership and Events leads with the planning, implementation, management and evaluation of all AfPP event activities in line with AfPP’s corporate strategy and department’s operational objectives.

 

       Key Tasks – the most important duties of the job:

·        Maintaining and updating member/potential member information on the customer relationship management (CRM) system

·        Communicating (written and verbal) fully and effectively with colleagues and meeting customer needs over the telephone, in writing and in person

·        Delivering at all times a high quality and responsive service to members and potential members across the full range of member services

·        Providing effective member contact and support for regional leads, link members and other key stakeholders such as trustees of the board

·        Building relationships with our volunteer networks and medical device companies and promoting effective internal and external communications to ensure successful delivery of events

·        Supporting administrative tasks and following appropriate processes throughout AfPP as required

Vacancy Title:
Apprentice Administrative Assistant
Employer:
The Association for Perioperative Practice (AfPP)
Employer Description:

The Association for Perioperative Practice (AfPP) was established as the National Association of Theatre Nurses, NATN, in 1964.

As a membership organisation and registered charity AfPP works to enhance skills and knowledge within operating departments, associated areas and sterile services departments.

AfPP aims to enhance the quality of care and patient safety in the NHS and the independent sector throughout the UK.

In April 2005 NATN changed its name, structures and systems in recognition of the significant changes that were happening in the healthcare sector and the wider perioperative environment and to accommodate the growing numbers of Operating Department Practitioners and Healthcare Support Workers who were previously not eligible for full membership.

AfPP also works to encourage the exchange of professional information between members and co-operation with other professional bodies.

Website:
https://www.afpp.org.uk/home
Vacancy Location:

Daisy Ayris House,

42 Freemans Way,

Harrogate,

North Yorkshire

HG3 1DH

Working Week:
37 hours per week Mon-Fri
Weekly Wage:
£185.00
Number of Vacancies:
1
Vacancy Reference Number:
233745998
Closing date for Applications:
22/05/19
Possible start date:
01/06/19
Training to be provided:

The successful candidate will receive on and off the job training supported by a comprehensive induction programme.

 

Apprenticeships are delivered in the workplace. You will be allocated a Teaching & Learning Co-ordinator (TLC) and will have access to our on- line study area where you will find all your study materials. Your TLC will provide you with personal tutorial support and on-programme assessment at pre-arranged times.

 

End point assessment by an independent assessment organisation and comprises of three activities – knowledge test, portfolio-based interview and a project presentation.

 

You will be working towards the Level 3 Business Administrator Standard (Knowledge and Understanding, Skills and Behaviours).

 

Functional Skills are at level 2 in maths and English, where applicable.

Learning Provider:
FW Solutions Ltd.
Learning Provider Description:

FW Solutions Ltd is an independent provider of high quality education and training solutions, providing development for both learners and employers. We commit to offer superior training by ensuring we take into account each learner’s needs and learning style. All training will be delivered by highly qualified, specialist tutors and we provide our learners with straightforward, web-based resources to make learning flexible and enjoyable.

Contact details:

Call Us
01423 536 672

Email Us
enquiries@fwsolutions.net

Find Us
Windsor House, Cornwall Road, Harrogate, HG1 2PW

Vacancy type:
Apprenticeship
Expected Duration:
12/18 months
Skills required:
  • Awareness of how to match products and services to customer needs
  • Awareness of effective communication techniques and negotiation techniques
  • Sound knowledge of ICT
  • Ability to perform detailed tasks effectively in a demanding environment and prioritise when required

Understanding and delivering excellent customer service

Qualifications required:
  • Strong literacy and numeracy skills

Excellent computer literacy

Personal qualities:
  • Ability to perform detailed tasks effectively in a demanding environment and prioritise when required
  • Clear, concise and positive communication skills
  • Shows good self-awareness and willingness to learn and develop

Behaves in line with organisational values

Future Prospects:

Advanced apprentices supported by FW Solutions Ltd, will have the opportunity to progress to a Higher-Level Apprenticeship in Business and Professional Administration within the Business Admin sector.

Employer Name:
The Association for Perioperative Practice (AfPP)
Contact Name:
Rebecca Warden
Application Method:
Please apply via FW Solutions website.
Apprenticeship Sector:
Business and Administration
Short Vacancy Description:

The apprentice admin support will provide effective front-line, customer focussed administrative support to AfPP’s membership, marketing and events departments. This will entail dealing with members, potential members, stakeholders and other customers working within the healthcare sector.

Additional Application Form Q1:
What qualities and skills do you have that you think will help with this role?
Additional Application Form Q2:
What will be your main priorities in the first few months if you are successful in your application?