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Administration Apprentice

Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust
£5.28 an hour per hour then NMW for age after 12 months
Closing date
22 Sep 2023

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Make a Difference!

We believe in changing lives through giving excellent care that improves people's mental health and now is a great time to be part of the KMPT family and join our 'Outstanding' team.

Ready to take your personal and professional life to a new level? Then it's time to discover more...

About the Department

Older people

We are one of the top 10 recruiting trusts for dementia research.

In 2016, we introduced an initiative to improve our expertise with inpatient wards and provide a true patient centred approach, embracing the therapeutic approach to care in our inpatient services.

An opportunity has arisen for a Full Time Apprentice to join South West Kent Community Mental Health Service for Older People, providing an efficient and comprehensive administration support within the admin team.

Main duties of the job

About the Role

The above post has become available within KMPT for a dynamic, self-motivated, forward thinking administration apprentice. The post will be within Sevenoaks Community Mental Health Teams.

The post holder will study Customer Service Level 2.

The ideal candidate will have excellent organisational and keyboard skills, be a competent typist, possess a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages, pay attention to detail, be able to work to tight deadlines and adapt to changing/challenging situations. You will be required to use the RIO software package and training will be provided.

Prior to interview you will be required to undertake a typing test, a numeracy and literacy test as well as a written Trust Values Exercise

About us

Come and work with us in the Garden of England where we combine exceptional professional development opportunities with a tremendous quality of life.

We are Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust (KMPT), providing mental health, learning disability and specialist services, serving 1.8 million people across the county.

The Trust (rated Good overall by the CQC and Outstanding for care) has 3,283 staff working in 66 buildings across 33 locations, covering an area of 1,450 square miles.

You will be joining friendly, passionate colleagues, rich in their diversity, who are committed to providing excellent care to our service users and their loved ones.

The nature of our work attracts kindness and compassion as standard and everyone from our cleaners and porters to the chief executive and chairman are recognised as playing a vital role in providing an exemplary service.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will need to be a team player, with good communication and interpersonal skills, have the ability to prioritise your workload and work to agreed timescales. Also required is a flexible approach to your work and a professional attitude.

In this role, you will provide a comprehensive administration service to members of the Community Mental Health team including minuting meetings, accessing patient records to send correspondence and make appointments, covering the switch board and reception, and typing letters and notes from doctors and other mental health professionals.

The successful applicant will have knowledge of MS Office applications i.e. Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint.

Person Specification



  • Maths and English


  • Maths and English Grade C/4 and above/Functional Skills Level 2

I.T. Skills


  • Microsoft Office


  • I.T. Qualification

Employer details

Employer name

Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust


Darent House, Sevenoaks


TN13 3PG

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