IT Apprenticeship @ Southwick Health Centre

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Southwick Health Centre are looking for a new apprentice to join their team. This is the perfect opportunity to gain experience and progress within the practice. Apply now!


Vacancy description

  • The provision of a local support service to all staff, resolving issues with IT systems and equipment, acting as a liaison between the practice and external agencies, for the timely management of all faults
  • To maintain inventory of the Practice IT stock
  • To control the loan of IT equipment and maintain an appropriate register
  • Support the team in the use of the clinical and other systems
  • To ensure the practice website is current and reflects the objectives of the practice
  • To maintain the Practice’s profile on social media
  • To support the call/recall process for a number of campaigns i.e. flu by sending mail merge and bulk SMS
  • Ensure staff are made aware of their requirements to support upgrades and patching of software
  • To monitor and process e-consult requests via the Practice email
  • To monitor, process and signpost all emails arriving via the Practice email
  • To support the Team in process Subject Access Requests
  • Any other duties deemed appropriate by the supervisor and/or Practice Manager to support the wider Practice Team

Working week
Monday – Friday 8 – 6 1 hr lunch
Total hours per week: 40.00

Weekly wage

Expected duration
18 months

Desired skills

Have good organising skills
Have problem solving skills
Be able to work as part of a team
Be able to work accurately, with good attention to detail
Be comfortable with using Excel and Microsoft
Have good spoken and written communication skills
Personal qualities

Not shy/timid      
Confident On phone
Detail driven
IT Savy
Mantining social meda
Managing email

Future prospects

Full time employment once apprenticeship is completed

Training to be provided

IT qualification
In house training to be provided by the employer 
Functional skills in maths and English to be provided by the training provider


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