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Apprenticeship Advisor

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
3 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Full Time
We have a new, exciting opportunity for an Apprenticeship Advisor to join our Apprenticeship and Employability team.

Apprenticeships are increasingly important for the recruitment, retention and training of staff. They apply at all levels, across all disciplines, with more apprenticeship standards being approved nationally.

You will support with the co-ordination of apprenticeship opportunities to utilise apprenticeships to support workforce plans and employee development, and co-ordinate work related learning programmes aligned to these opportunities.

You will support with the Apprenticeship Journey ensuring that everyone is informed and kept up to date with progress and achievement

You will work with the Senior Apprenticeship and Employability Officer to ensure support is in place for Apprentices to meet any objectives set.

You will maintain Internal and External databases and support with writing reports

Closing Date: Please be advised that this job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. Please apply for this job as soon as you can, if interested.

Main duties of the job

Support with the co-ordination of Apprenticeships and review opportunities to utilise apprenticeships for all relevant professions across the Trust, advising and supporting managers on the recruitment and implementation of Apprenticeships.

Support with the management of the day-to-day running of the Trust's Apprenticeship Account ensuring providers are paid, and employee incentives received, in timely manner.

Ensure that all databases and associated tasks are completed in a timely manner.

Work collaboratively with external training providers and Trust managers to co-ordinate apprenticeship programmes, including End Point Assessment, and the related recruitment processes.

Deliver training to support apprenticeship and employability programmes, where appropriate, on a range of soft skills.

Provide advice and respond to queries relating to training and development opportunities for employees, and work related learning programmes, including vocational qualifications, apprenticeships and work experience, considering individual learning needs and responding in a sensitive manner where required.

About us

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, rated as good by the Care Quality Commission, is one of the largest teaching Trusts in the UK.

We are extremely proud of our employees across our hospital sites, with high quality patient care at the heart of everything we do.

Boasting some of the most modern facilities in Western Europe, the Trust is renowned for being at the forefront of research and innovation as part of its blossoming reputation as a worldwide leader in healthcare.

We are proud to be recognised as a Pathway to Excellencedesignated organisation - please click the link for further details about this prestigious award.Pathway To Excellence - University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire (

By joining our exciting journey, you will form part of a passionate, talented team and will be able to access a wide range of learning and development opportunities. There has never been a better time to join our team.

The Trust is committed to building an organisation that makes full use of the talents, skills, experience, and different perspectives available in our diverse society. We want everyone to feel they are respected, valued, can achieve their potential and receive the most appropriate and relevant care. We will create an environment where the equality and human rights principles of fairness, respect, equality, dignity and autonomy are promoted and are part of the organisation's core values.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Liaise with a variety of internal and external stakeholders on a regular basis to ensure all programmes are effective and successful.

Develop effective working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders, using negotiating and motivational skills to generate the best possible outcome for service providers and learners / employees, participating in regional networks and attending meetings as required

Continually evaluate all development opportunities and related activities, benchmarking provision and outcomes against other organisations so as to ensure the Trusts apprenticeship and work experience offerings are competitive. Report findings to all relevant stakeholders, by means of presentations and written reports, involving them in planning and implementing necessary improvements.

Support with the coordination of Learning and Development events held on site, including work-related conferences and qualification awards ceremonies responsible for liaising with internal and external parties, booking resources and managing support from the Learning and Development team.

Attend external careers events to promote work opportunities at the Trust, co-ordinating display materials and equipment and support from Career Ambassadors as appropriate

Support with recruitment and pastoral support for Apprentices

For further details please see the attached job description.

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Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust


University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire

Clifford Bridge Road



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