Have you considered becoming an apprentice at Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust?
As an apprentice at Western Sussex Hospitals you will gain a nationally recognised qualification whilst working and gaining experience.
Apprenticeships are a great way to get into the NHS and enable you to progress in your career.
Anyone who is 16 and over can apply for an apprenticeship. To work in a clinical area you will need to be 17 and a half.
Once you have completed your apprenticeship, you will have the experience and opportunity to find a job within the trust.
Benefits of doing an apprenticeship at Western Sussex Hospitals include:
- earning a salary
- paid holiday
- gaining a qualification
- career progression
- supportive staff
- study time
We offer a wide range of apprenticeships in a variety of departments including business administration, physiotherapy, healthcare assistant, pharmacy, dietetics, sexual health, maternity, catering etc.
The length of time it takes to complete our apprenticeships are:
- Level 2 – 15 months
- Level 3 – 18 months
- Level 4 – 2 years
You will receive three hours a week study time to complete your qualification.
To learn more about apprenticeships at Western Sussex, please read our apprentices’ blogs:
For any enquiries, please email: Apprenticeships@wsht.nhs.uk
The Institute for Apprenticeships page is also a great website for you to visit to learn more about apprenticeships https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/
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Enterprise Bill: Public Sector Apprenticeship Targets
The government aims to deliver 3 million apprenticeships by 2020. Expanding the number of apprenticeships in the public sector will support growth in the programme and will also be a clear sign that the government is investing in apprenticeships.
Please see the link below for more information:
The trust is working towards meeting the Enterprise Bill (See below):
- Between April 2017 to 31 March 2018 we had 64 staff enrol onto an apprenticeship programme
- The number of staff undertaking an apprenticeship qualification as of 31st March 2017 = 77 (New and existing)
- The number of staff undertaking an apprenticeship qualification as of 31st March 2018 = 89 (New and existing staff)
- Percentage of staff in the trust that were enrolled onto an apprenticeship as of 31st March 2018 = 1.26%