Robyn - Apprentices Business Administration

Who's this?

Robyn is a business and administration apprentice working in the Clinical Effectiveness Team at the Manchester Children’s Hospital and found this apprenticeship vacancy on

How does it pay?

Robyn currently earns the national minimum living wage, working Monday to Friday 8.30am-3.30pm; This is above the National apprenticeship rate as some Trusts pay above the apprenticeship rate

What do they do?

Robyn has lots of different responsibilities such as sending reports, chasing responses, using the computer, dealing with telephone queries, organising charity events and collating investigation packs which makes her job as an apprentice really varied and interesting

What else are they getting out of it?

Within the Apprenticeship framework, Robyn is working towards a Btec Diploma in Business and Administration as well as completing Functional skills level 2 in Maths, English and IT

How are they supported?

Robyn meets with an assessor every two weeks and has valuable support in her role from the assessor and the team she works in.

What’s the best thing about it?

Robyn thinks the best part of being an apprentice is that she is learning whilst she is working and she is extremely proud of the many skills she has learnt since starting work as an apprentice at Central Manchester Foundation Trust.

Where are they going from here?

Once Robyn completes her apprenticeship she would like to progress onto the level 3 apprenticeship in Business and Administration and hopefully have a long and happy career with the NHS.

Where can I find out more?

This profile has been created by the Greater Manchester NHS Careers Engagement Hub in partnership with Manchester Universities NHS Foundation Trust (Central & Trafford Sites). If you have questions then feel free to contact us.