Level 6, West Wing, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, OX3 9DU
About the role
We have an exciting opportunity for you to join the University of Oxford as a Human Resources Apprentice in the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences (NDCN) which has a track record of providing a comprehensive level of development to Apprentices supporting them to achieve their goals.
NDCN is based in high-quality research and clinical facilities in the West Wing of the John Radcliffe Hospital, alongside the Department's world-class Oxford Centre for Functional MRI of the Brain (FMRIB), the Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine (which houses 3 of our research groups) and provides the ideal facilities to translate research from bench to bedside. We have developed a highly integrated and interdisciplinary environment in which research, teaching, clinical training and clinical care interact, this enables us to establish new approaches to the understanding, diagnosis and treatment of brain diseases. To this end, the Department fosters collaborations worldwide and warmly welcomes visiting scientists, clinical fellows and students
You will join our busy and supportive HR team and you will be provided with the opportunity to develop full knowledge of the HR lifecycle, from planning recruitment and on-boarding new staff, to the end of fixed-term contracts and retirement planning. You will work to support the HR Team with induction and payroll, reward and recognition, employee relations, and engagement. You will regularly interact with all members of the department and will learn to provide advice on university procedures and policies covering a range of issues such as employee welfare, maternity/paternity and absence management.
You will provide a professional, high-quality customer-focused service. The team deals with a high volume of activity, and you will have to be adaptable, organised, a good communicator and a team player.
During your time with us, you will gain skills and experience both in the workplace and through the completion of a course of study. Appropriate objectives will be set during your Apprenticeship and you will be assigned a mentor to oversee your development.
About the apprenticeship
You will work at the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences (NDCN) based on level 6 of the West Wing at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Headington, Oxford. As part of your apprenticeship, you will be required to attend college one day and the department four days, per week.
You will be required to complete a 32-month training programme that will cover all aspects of the role and will be delivered through in-house training, as well as day-release or other distance learning methods delivered by Abingdon and Witney College. You will complete a Level 3 Advanced HR Support Apprenticeship and you will gain a CIPD Level 3 qualification with support from the Department, University, and College throughout.
Becoming an apprentice at the University of Oxford is an excellent opportunity to gain practical experience and training. For more information, please visit: https: // www. apprenticeships.ox.ac.uk
You will be passionate about starting your career in HR and excited about the opportunity of becoming an apprentice at the University of Oxford. You may be starting your career or you may be looking for a career change.
To complete the level 3 apprenticeship you will need to evidence passes at 9-4 or A-C in GCSE Maths and English. If you did not achieve these grades, do not let that put you off from applying as you can study Functional Skills as part of the apprenticeship giving you the equivalent qualifications needed. To help check that you have the potential to achieve these, Abingdon and Witney college will ask you to complete a short initial assessment during the application process, there are also government residency requirements for Apprenticeship funding which the Training Provider will be able to advise on.
What we offer
Our apprentices are never on their own, you will benefit from a supportive environment working in collaboration with the rest of our committed team. You will also be supported by the central apprenticeship team and you will join our growing network of apprentices within the university. You will have the opportunity to become an apprenticeship ambassador for the University and region.
We will provide you with a welcoming and inclusive workplace, offering support and development opportunities that will enable you to progress and do your best work. We recognise diversity as our strength, vital for innovation and creativity, and we aspire to build a truly diverse community, which values and respects every individual's unique contribution.
Over 80% of our apprentices continue with us in the role they have been trained for after their Apprenticeship and that is just the start of their career.
You will receive 38 days' annual leave inclusive of Bank Holiday and fixed closure dates, discounted travel, an excellent contributory pension scheme, and student discount. You will also be part of the University's annual apprenticeship awards.
Contact us and apply
If you would like further information or support in your application, please contact:
• Melanie Alexis Butler - Deputy HR Manager – melanie.alexis- email@example.com
• Jane Phipps – Training Provider – firstname.lastname@example.org
The closing date for applications is 12:00 noon on Monday 5th December 2022.
Only applications received before 12:00 Monday 5th December 2022will be considered.
Interviews will be taking place w/c 12th December 2022 and these will be carried out face-to-face depending on current coronavirus restrictions.
For Interviews taking place face-to-face, they will be taking place in one of our offices at John Radcliffe Hospital. If you have concerns about travel or accessibility, please do not hesitate to contact us.
To apply for this apprenticeship please review the attached job description and click the link below to apply.
Contact Person : NDCN HR Recruitment Vacancy ID : 161995 Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 05-Dec-2022 12:00 Pay Scale : APPRENTICE GRADE Contact Email : email@example.com Salary (£) : £21,150 per annum