Subject: Health Care Assistant – Apprenticeship Opportunities x53
Importance: High

The NHS will be advertising 53 local Apprenticeship opportunities in March.


Thirteen placement opportunities will exist for Business Administration Apprenticeships across NHS bases in West Bromwich, Sandwell, Dudley, Amblecote and Stourbridge.


With 37 ‘NEW’ Healthcare Assistant Apprentices placements. The HCA’s will be employed by the Black Country Partnership Foundation Trust NHS.

This Trust specialises with people suffering and living with mental and/or learning disabilities. The Ward based environment is challenging, but we have found our first in-take of apprentices recruited in June 2014 be progressing successfully. Hence, the recruitment to appoint another 37 apprentices.


Candidates are able to select area of specialism wither Mental Health or Learning Disabilities and can be based at any one of the listed bases below:

Mental Health bases are:

Edward Street – West Bromwich

Hallam Street – West Bromwich

Penn Hospital – Wolverhampton


Learning Disabilities bases are:

Penrose/Newton House – Sandwell

Sutton Drive/Daisy Bank – Walsall

Ridge Hill – Dudley

Pond Lane – Wolverhampton


The NHS  will be running two Open Days for interested candidates in ALL areas, these will be held at the following dates and times:


  • Tuesday 13th January at PENN HOSPITAL, The Beeches Training Centre, Penn Road, Penn, Wolverhampton, WV4 5HN.

Session 1 will run 9.15am to 12.30 noon

Session 2 will run 1.15pm – 4.30pm


  • Friday 16th January at Carters Green Business Centre 2, 384,384a,384b High Street, West Bromwich, West Midlands
    B70 9LB

Session 1 will run 9.15am to 12.30 noon

Session 2 will run 1.15pm – 4.30pm

Interested applicants must BOOK BEFORE THEY ATTEND, by way of contact me and expressing and interest clearly stating session and date preferred to attend.