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New apprenticeship opportunities at BSMHFT

Published: 08/10/2015

Following the success of our latest cohort of apprentices in July 2015, we are recruiting again to our apprenticeship programme.  We have a wide range of opportunities across the Trust in healthcare and business administration.

Apprenticeship posts

The successful candidates will be expected to work in challenging and dynamic environments, but will be supported throughout their career in the Trust, and will be provided with a comprehensive induction, and ongoing training.

Our Trust will support you for one year to complete a Level 2 Diploma in the relevant subject area. After this, you will be equipped with the necessary skills and experience to be eligible to apply for a permanent post, subject to availability. There also may be an opportunity to study towards a Level 3 Diploma.


We have opportunities available in locations across Birmingham and Solihull in a wide range of departments and clinical settings. To be successful, in any of the specialties, you will need do demonstrate enthusiasm, commitment and good communication skills.  You will also be required to function at a level one standard in literacy and numeracy, as a minimum requirement.

Salary: £123.75 per week increasing to £138 per week after 6 months.
Duration: 12 months
Location: Sites across Birmingham and Solihull
Commencing:  December 2015

How to apply

Please complete the online application form here. (Applications completed on NHS Jobs will not be accepted)

Screening and functional skills assessment will be undertaken by our selected learning providers prior to attending an interview.

Healthcare Apprentice: Contact Gemma Townsend, South & City College Birmingham on 0121 694 5048

Closing Date: 15 October 2015

Interview date:    Healthcare - 20 October 2015
                                Business administration - 26 October 2015

Start Date: 3 December 2015 (subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks and completion of e-learning)

For further information contact:
Sarah Emery
Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
0121 301 3969