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Apprentice Resourcing Support Assistant

Wirral University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
£17,112 to £24,336 per annum
Closing date
29 Nov 2023

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Other Health Profession
Contract Type
Full Time
Wirral University Teaching Hospital recognise the importance of having a fundamental HR & OD function and have recently substantially invested into the Directorate. We have exciting opportunities within our Rostering Team (Medical Resourcing) and look forward to hearing from potential candidates.

There is an exciting opportunity to join the Rostering Team (Medical) as a Temporary Staffing Assistant. This is a full-time role and will support the management of a variety of systems, processes, and reporting, prevalent within the Rostering Team.

This is a very busy team, and this role will assist in the development and delivery of safe staffing levels for Medical Staff within Wirral University Teaching Hospital.

This vacancy is being advertised as an apprenticeship and as such the salary for the role if reflective of this. Those who currently hold and can evidence the essential qualifications need not apply. Your application will not be shortlisted if you hold the essential qualification(s).

Although English and Maths at level 2 is not required for the role, it is a requirement to complete the apprenticeship and need to be in place by the end of the apprenticeship. If you do not hold or cannot evidence English and Maths at level 2 then support will be provided for the successful applicant(s) as part of the Trust's apprenticeship offer.
  • The apprenticeship: Business Administrator - Business administrator / Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education

Main duties of the job

This is a key role providing resourcing support into the temporary medical and dental workforce, and permanent consultant body with regards to recording of annual leave and study leave in accordance with policies and procedures.

The post holder will contribute to the administration and governance processes around resourcing, producing regular reports and analysis of the data to support operational resource management, business planning and the corporate requirements of the Trust.

The post holder will be expected to act under the direction of the Rostering Facilitator, as well as on their own initiative, and manage and prioritise their workload in order to achieve expected results within agreed time frames.

About us

All new colleagues can expect to receive a warm and friendly Wirral welcome from the very first time they make contact with us. We are described as competent and caring staff by our patients.

Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is situated on The Wirral peninsula which has a stunning coastline and beautiful countryside surroundings, with great activities for its residents.

We are one of the largest and busiest acute Trusts in the North West of England, comprising of the Wirral's only Emergency Department. We provide a high quality range of acute care services and employ over 6,000 staff, who serve a population of approximately 400,000 people across Wirral, Ellesmere Port, Neston, North Wales and the wider North West footprint.

We have approximately 855 beds trust-wide and our financial turnover is in excess of �337m.

The Wirral is easily accessible with excellent transport links including motorway, train, bus or ferry and within easy reach to the major cities of Liverpool, Chester and Manchester as well as neighbouring North Wales.

Job description

Job responsibilities

There will be a requirement be onsite most of the time and a requirement to travel across the hospital sites.

Please see attached Job Description for further information about the Resourcing Support Assistant position available at WUTH.

Staff entering employment with the Trust via an apprenticeship pathway will be paid on the Trusts local apprenticeship pay scale for the duration of their training programme. For the first 12 months of employment the staff member will be paid 75% of the payband minimum. From the start of month 13 until the end of their apprenticeship programme, the staff member will be paid 95% of the payband minimum or the national living wage (whichever amount is the higher amount).

Existing staff moving into an equal or higher banded apprenticeship role cannot be financially disadvantaged in doing so they will remain on their current pay scale or move onto the apprenticeship pay scale (whichever is the higher amount).

Existing staff moving into a lower banded apprenticeship role will move onto apprenticeship pay scale until the completion of the programme.

For further information on the apprenticeship programme please speak to a member of the Vocational Development Team on 0151 482 7981

Person Specification

Qualifications, Specific Experience & Training


  • Educated to academic Level 2 (e.g.: GCSE A-C, NVQ2, OCR/RSA2, City and Guilds 2) in a Business/ Administration/IT related subject
  • Experience within a HR/Finance or Flexible Staffing environment OR Experience of using eRoster/ESR or equivalent systems


  • ECDL
  • Previous experience using Allocate Health Roster or similar

Knowledge and Skills


  • Well Organised
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in verbal and written formats
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Able to multi-task and continue to function to a high standard when under pressure
  • Ability to work to tight and moving deadlines
  • Good Customer service skills
  • Confidence in dealing with staff including senior management staff.
  • Produce, analyse and present data in a variety of formats
  • Ability to work independently using initiative and as a team member
  • Able to multi-task and continue to function to a high standard when under pressure


  • Knowledge of range of Microsoft Office Packages

Knowledge and Skills


  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in verbal and written formats

Personal Attributes


  • Proactive, positive and flexible approach to work
  • Use VDU equipment continuously

Other Requirements


  • Ability to Travel across all Trust sites

Employer details

Employer name

Wirral University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust


Clatterbridge Hospital

Clatterbridge Road



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