Reception Apprentice

The University of Cambridge is one of the world's oldest universities and leading academic centres. If you're looking for a new challenge and would like excellent benefits, extensive learning opportunities and a stimulating working environment in return for your skills and contribution, there could be a job here for you.

The Department of Medicine are seeking to recruit a Reception Apprentice to join the Building Services Team in the new Victor Phillip Dahdaleh Heart and Lung Research Institute (VPD-HLRI). The VPD-HLRI draws together the NHS, academia, industry and charity to create a world-leading research environment delivering high-impact research tackling global cardiovascular and respiratory diseases some of the world's biggest killers. The HLRI, home to approximately 400 staff, contains laboratories, a Clinical Research Facility (CRF), office space as well as an assortment of seminar and conference rooms.

This is an exciting opportunity to work alongside experienced staff to gain practical experience and a qualification.

The role holder will form part of a two-person reception team to ensure core reception service provision is delivered during the busiest time of the day. The apprenticeship is for a fixed term of 18 months. During that time, you will receive full support and training from the department. The training provider (Cambridge Regional College) will conduct regular workplace visits from your Assessor. You will complete a Customer Service Level 2 apprenticeship.

You should be educated to Maths and English GCSE's or the equivalent at Grade C/4 or above. You must have experience of basic computer programmes, e.g., word processing, spreadsheets and email programmes, coupled with good organisation, communication and time management skills.

Applications for this apprenticeship are being handled by the training provider, Cambridge Regional College.

To apply for this role, please use this link to access the National Apprenticeship Service site and follow the on-screen instructions on how to submit your application:

Fixed-term: 18 months.

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

Please ensure that you outline how you match the criteria for the post and why you are applying for this role on the online application form.

Please include details of your referees, including email address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

Please quote reference RC40422 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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