Apprenticeships

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Kickstart your career with an NHS apprenticeship

An apprenticeship is a great pathway into a long standing and rewarding career, by combining practical training with study. It is a paid job where an employee learns and gains valuable experiences, skills and knowledge, whilst working towards a nationally recognised qualification and gaining practical skills at work. Once the apprentice has completed their apprenticeship, they generally have a guaranteed job and have the skills and knowledge to be competent in their job, as well as a national recognised qualification.

We are delighted to have recently won three awards University Of Huddersfield Apprenticeship Awards! Read more here.

Apprenticeships at Mid Yorkshire

We offer an active apprenticeship programme available for anybody aged 16 and above. All opportunities are advertised via the NHS Jobs website.

We will only employ an apprentice into a vacancy which has a substantive post attached, this means that at the end of your apprenticeship providing all targets have been achieved then there will be a guaranteed a job for you.

 

Why apply for an apprenticeship?

Some benefits of taking part in an apprenticeship at Mid Yorkshire Hospitals include:

  • You’ll earn a competitive salary while you learn, with a comprehensive benefits package
  • You’ll gain a nationally recognised qualification, with a guaranteed job at the end of your apprenticeship
  • You’ll be joining a friendly and supportive team
  • You’ll benefit from robust training and dedicated study time
  • We will support your ongoing development and learning
  • NHS and student discounts across many retailers.

 

Click here to see more of the benefits of working for Mid Yorkshire.

 

We pay using the Annex 21 pay scale, this means that throughout your apprenticeship you will be paid 75% of the top of the band attached to the job role. As an apprentice you will also be given 20% on the job learning, this is protected study time that you will be given throughout your apprenticeship.

Hear from our apprentices

In this short video, Nicola talks about how she has progressed her career at the Trust since starting as an Admin Apprentice:

Kira tells us about her time as a Healthcare Apprentice and how she has progressed within the Trust:

What apprenticeships do we offer?

We offer apprenticeships in a range of clinical and non-clinical areas, including:

  • Health Level 2 
  • Healthcare Science Assistant Level 2 
  • Pharmacy Services Assistant Level 2 
  • Health Level 3 
  • Team Leader Level 3 
  • Installation Electrician & Maintenance Electrician Level 3 
  • Infrastructure Technician Level 3 
  • Medical Engineering Level 3 
  • Admin Level 3 
  • Building Services: Engineering Service and Maintenance Engineer Level 3 
  • Pharmacy Services Level 3 
  • Business & Admin Level 3 
  • Library, Communication & Research Services Level 3 
  • Healthcare Science Associate Level 4 
  • Data Analyst Level 4 
  • Commercial Procurement and Supply Level 4 
  • Nursing Associate Level 5 
  • Assistant Practitioner Level 5 
  • Operations/Departmental Manager Level 5 
  • Health Play Specialist Level 5 
  • Assistant Practitioner Level 5 
  • Medical Engineering Level 6 
  • Radiation Engineering Level 6 
  • Construction Site Management Level 6 
  • Chartered Manager Level 6 
  • Occupational Therapy Degree Level 6 
  • Nursing Degree Top Up Level 6 
  • Occupational Therapy Degree Level 6 
  • Physiotherapy Degree Level 6 
  • BSC Hons Healthcare Science (Life Sciences) Level 6 
  • Healthcare Science Practitioner Level 6 
  • Building Services: Engineering Site Management Level 6 
  • ODP Level 6 
  • Chartered Manager Level 6 
  • Project Management Level 6 
  • Diagnostic Radiographer Degree Level 6 
  • Senior Leader Masters Level 7 
  • Advanced Clinical Practitioner Level 7 

Further information

The apprenticeships team can provide information, advice and guidance about apprenticeship options and future career choices. If you would like any further information, please contact:

Clinical apprenticeships: patricia.tarbatt@nhs.net

Non-clinical apprenticeships: anita.mason2@nhs.net