DBTH Job of the Week: Apprentice Buyer

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Department and site: Procurement, Doncaster Royal Infirmary
Salary: National Apprentice Rate Applies – £3.50 ph increasing to National Minimum Wage (age dependant) between £4.05 – £7.50 per hour.
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Do you want to learn new skills and knowledge in the workplace whilst achieving a nationally recognised apprenticeship qualification? If the answer is YES then this could be the perfect opportunity for you.

We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated individual, who is interested in a Trainee Buyer role within the Trust Procurement department.

The role will include a mixture of duties working within the department including: learning to buying goods and services on behalf of the Trust, Administration, working on the finance system, chasing up outstanding procurement issues within the Trust like receipting and outstanding orders, receipting goods, answering telephone queries, contacting Suppliers, and working on spreadsheets.

Apprenticeship Programme Requirements:
• You are aged 16+
• Have lived within the EU/EEA for 3 or more years
• You must not be in any form of formal government funded education
• 2 A levels or equivalent

You will be employed on an 18 months fixed term contract employed as an apprentice working 37.5 hours per week.

As an employee we will help to support you in obtaining an approved apprenticeship standard or apprentice framework. We will be committed to ensuring that a structured plan is in place to support and enable you to take 20% of your working hours away from your general duties per week in order to complete the standards or framework.

The apprenticeship scheme is run in partnership the CIPS trainee programme, delivered on site at Sheffield, The Source, fortnightly, to ensure that you are supported through a high quality training programme; you will be required to undertake an CIPS level 4 or equivalent

As an apprentice you will be supported with the following:

  • Attendance at fortnightly study sessions as required
  • Work with an assessor/mentor to develop a work based portfolio
  • Undertaking work based assessments
  • Completing assignments/projects relating to their apprenticeship framework
  • Presenting evidence portfolios for assessment within specific time frameworks