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Birmingham and Solihull Mental health NHS Foundation Trust
Better Together

New apprenticeship opportunities at BSMHFT

Published: 06/05/2015

Following the success of our first apprentice cohort in 2014, we are recruiting again to our apprenticeship programme.  We have a wide range of opportunities across the Trust, including healthcare, pharmacy 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.


Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health Foundation 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 & 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: £102.38 per week increasing to £138 per week after 6 months.
Duration: 12 months
Location: Sites across Birmingham & Solihull
Commencing:  July 2015

How to apply

Please complete the online application form via www.apprenticeships.org.uk. (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.

Closing Date: 15 May 2015

Interview date:    Healthcare - 26 May 2015
                                Business administration - 4 June 2015
                                Pharmacy - To be confirmed

Start Date: 22 July 2015 (subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks and completion of e-learning)

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