Customer Service Apprenticeship - Intermediate (Level 2)

Plymouth Hospitals Nhs Trust (Employer)

Lifetime Training Group (Training Provider)

Annual wage £8,114.00
37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday Shifts TBC
15 months (duration)
1 December 2020(start date)
Customer service practitioner (apprenticeship standard)
28 October 2020 (application closing date)
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Job Description

We are a people business – where every member of staff matters and can make a difference. Patients are at the heart of everything we do. Joining University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust means becoming part of a team of dedicated staff, who are committed to leading the way through innovation, clinical excellence and great customer care.


Key Duties: 

  • To provide a clerical service to the patients attending the department and for members of staff working within the Admissions/Discharge ward
  • To use a variety of communication techniques (i.e. telephone, email and face to face) to all levels of hospital staff including external agencies and contacts
  • Carry out administration tasks as appropriate

To be trained to:

  • Request, trace, collect and prepare patients medical records accurately and distribute
  • Admit, Transfer and Discharge patients using IPM and SALUS programmes
  • Arrange transport for patients as required
  • Add to follow up waiting lists following surgery
  • Booking follow up appointments
  • Cover Reception on the Admissions ward during Annual Leave and Sickness
  • Print Theatre Lists 
  • Check Coding

Future Prospects

Potential to progress on to further qualifications and job roles.

Reality Check

It is sometimes necessary to close vacancies before the closing date. If you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been shortlisted.

Skills Required

The successful candidate will need to have the ability to use computerised systems such as Microsoft office have excellent organisational skills and an ability to prioritise work.

Qualities Required

The post is interesting and requires an ability to work as part of a team. Applicants should demonstrate a mature and responsible attitude and be proactive and use their initiative.

Qualifications Required

No previous qualifications required

Training Provided

  • Customer Service Practitioner Apprenticeship L2 
  • Functional Skills in maths, English and ICT if required 
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