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Yorkshire and The Humber Work Placements

Below is a list of all the Finance, Informatics and Procurement work placements available in Yorkshire and The Humber.

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Organisation
Role
Department
Contact
More info
Airedale NHS Foundation Trust
Finance Assistant
Finance
Description:

The post holder will be based in the finance department at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust.

This post as a student placement will provide support to the Senior Staff in the department.

The Student will be given a work plan which will allow them to gain experience in a number areas within the finance function, to assist with their education and decision making for their future career. The individual work plan will include a month with the payments/payroll team to understand the trusts financial systems and 11 months with a management accounts team.

The student will be managed and guided at all times during their placement with the trust and will have a senior manager point of contact at all times, if it is needed.

The post has a key role in ensuring that the Trust receives accurate and timely internal financial management information, which includes graphical diagrams, tabular information, to enable the Trust Management Boards to make informed and timely decisions and to monitor progress in delivering statutory financial targets.

The post will at times link between finance and the ward/departmental managers, however guidance will be given when needed.

The role will require knowledge of accounting principles, good IT skills as keyboard use is a significant part of the role, an understanding of the internal management arrangements and good communication skills.

They will be responsible for month end accruals and prepayments,  invoicing and pay procedures.  Weekly and monthly management accounts reports.  Preparation of information for the budget holder meeting and any other support the management accountants will require on a day to day basis.

Duties will include meeting with specifically identified budget holders on a regular basis to discuss their financial position and answer any queries that they will have.

The post holder will spend 1 month in the payment/payroll sections of finance and spend 11 months of the year in Management Accounts.

Further Information:

To learn more about our organisation, please go to www.anhst.nhs.uk 

Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Procurement and Logistics Co-ordinator
Procurement
Description:

The role will be based in the Procurement team at:
Unit 1 Roseville Business Park
Roseville Road
Leeds
LS8 5DR

Responsibilities will be to work with Procurement and Logistics managers to understand all the roles within the department and evaluate how well they interact with each other. The candidate will need to learn how all the different teams work and where they interact with each other. They will identify the weakness in links and work with management to suggest improvements. A part of this project will also be to identify reasons for poor interactivity.

The post holder will work in the Procurement team, The logistics admin office, the warehouse which will include two separate warehouses, with Trust Drivers and Post room. All these are situated in the same work are.

Further Information:

For further information about the Trust, please visit https://www.leedsandyorkpft.nhs.uk/

Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Undergraduate Trainee Finance Officer
Finance
Description:

The post holder will be based in Leeds and will be responsible for hosted services budgets, out of area income etc

Duties will include  - Management accounts work

The post holder will spend time in management accounts / FIS

Further Information:

To learn more about our organisation, please go to https://www.leedsandyorkpft.nhs.uk/

Key Placement Contact:
Martin Winfield
Finance Manager
Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Trust HQ
2150 Thorpe Park
Colton, Leeds
LS15 8ZB

Telephone: 0113 8555946
E-mail: martinwinfield@nhs.net

NHS Digital (Yorkshire)
Finance Placement Trainee
Finance
Description:

NHS Digital is the national provider of information, data and IT systems for commissioners, analysts and clinicians in health and social care.

We work with partners across the health and social care system to ensure information flows efficiently and securely..  Our team of 2,700 information analysis, technology and project management experts create, deliver and manage the crucial digital systems, services, products and standards upon which health and care professionals depend, working in partnership with both national and local organisations.

Our vision is to harness the power of information and technology to provide better health and care.

The post holder for this role will be based in the Leeds Hub with our Finance Team which is made up of c.70 individuals - qualified, studying and non-qualified including a team of Commercial Finance experts.

The work is varied and will give you a great start to your finance career and the opportunity expand your skills.

Finance Partnering - in this team you would be supporting one of our key national programmes such as Cyber Security, NHS111 or NHS.UK, where you will be working closely with project and programme managers challenging and supporting projects.  This team works closely with other finance teams and Delivery Boards to ensure appropriate financial control and reporting is in place to optimise delivery performance and value for money across every portfolio.

Financial Planning and Analysis - this team ensures we get the right information from around the business to feed into our finance systems so that we are able to report accurately.  This team is responsible for consolidated financial reporting and strategic financial planning for NHS Digital for current and future years.

Financial Management team - this team is responsible for the underlying financial transactional records of NHS Digital, ensuring that accounting principles and policies are applied.  Their work includes ensuring that income is collected, bills are paid and that our statutory reporting responsibilities are met.

Commercial Finance - this team works on large, complex contracts with complicated charging mechanisms. They build pricing models and look at supplier financial health and market share in order to provide information towards a procurement strategy

Further Information:

To learn more about our organisation, please go to https://digital.nhs.uk/

NHS England & Improvement (Yorkshire & Humber)
Accountancy Assistant
Finance
ruth.small@nhs.net
07730 376241
Description:

Based in Quarry House, Leeds

As part of the central management accounts team, support corporate directorates in the performance management of their budgets, including month-end processes, forecasting and budget setting.

Tasks would include variance analysis, forecasting, budget setting, journals, reconciliations.

Further Information:

To learn more about our organisation, please go to https://www.england.nhs.uk/

NHS Leeds CCG
Finance Assistant
Finance
sam.jones23@nhs.net
0113 843 5460
Description:

The CCG is a membership organisation made up of local GP practices and organises the delivery of NHS services to the local population.

The organisation has a budget of over £1.3 billion and is one of the largest CCGs in the country responsible for the commissioning of healthcare for a local population of around 870,000.

The post holder will be based in either:

  • Wira House, Wira Business Park, Leeds, LS16 6EB; or
  • Working remotely from home

They will be responsible for supporting all aspects of financial services within the corporate finance team, but will also support other areas within finance as required by the operational requirements of the finance department.

Key duties will include: 

  • General ledger accounts reconciliation and coding correction
  • Accounts payable ledger: supplier set up; invoice query management
  • Cash and Better Payment Practice Code analysis for inclusion in the Board and Annual Report
  • Act as lead contact to resolve invoicing issues with outsourced financial services provider (Shared Business services).
  • Raising the organisation’s sales orders, cheque and faster payment requests.
  • Support the finance team in completion of the national NHS Agreement of Balances Exercise.
  • Finance administration & management
  • Support in analysing payroll and certain budget transactions

The post is a substantive role within corporate finance, a role which would provide practical experience to underpin theoretical study.

Further Information:

To learn more about our organisation, please go to https://www.leedsccg.nhs.uk/

Sheffield Childrens NHS Foundation Trust
Assistant Management Accountant
Finance
Description:

The post holder will be based in Management Accounts in Moorfoot building, Sheffield. However during COVID this will be based remotely.

Maintaining the ledger by preparing and entering journals as directed by the Management Accountants.  Ensuring all system procedures are adhered to.

Assist the Management Accountants in investigating variances from approved income and expenditure budgets.

Assist the Management Accountants in maintaining funded manpower establishments by updating spreadsheets and performing recalculations as and when required, highlighting variances against budgets.

Raise invoices for Trust to Trust services and Service Level Agreement Income, responding to queries arising where appropriate, or re-directing them to an appropriate member of the team.

Assist the Management Accountants / Cost Accountant in compiling and collating data needed for statutory returns and other central returns as required, including Freedom of Information Requests.

Support the Principal Accountant in the production of the monthly finance report to Board and TEG by providing appendices in tables and graphical formats. 

Support the Vacancy Review Panel by collating pink forms for the weekly panel, updating the log with the outcome and communicating the decision to managers.

The post holder will spend the year in Management Accounts.

Further Information:

To learn more about our organisation, please go to https://www.sheffieldchildrens.nhs.uk/

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Finance Assistant
Finance
Description:

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest providers of healthcare in the country employing over 17,000 staff and caring for over a million patients each year.  It is made up of four hospitals and numerous community based services.

With a turnover of over £1.2 billion, it provides its placement students with the opportunity to experience working in a large, diversified, dynamic healthcare organisation.

The post holder will be based in the Finance Department at Northern General Hospital, Sheffield.

The Finance Department

The Finance Department aim is to provide high quality financial services, information, analysis and advice to all levels of the organisation.

Finance leadership will ensure that placement students are given dedicated support and supervision to enable them to gain a rich and fulfilling year within healthcare finance.

Many of our previous placement students have gone on to secure permanent jobs at the Trust after graduation, with significant promotion potential for the best candidates due to the opportunities presented within a Finance team of over 180 staff.

The Role

The student placement role will be to support Finance Managers in a number of functions associated with the maintenance of the Trust’s budgeting, income, capital, research and costing processes.  This exciting role offers a variety of experience and a chance to make a difference to patients and services during a challenging time in the NHS.

Further Information:

To learn more about our organisation, please go to: http://www.sth.nhs.uk/

To obtain a job description and obtain more information about the roles available please e-mail jennifer.rutledge1@nhs.net, Capital Accountant/ Directorate Accountant

The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust
Digital Services Administrator
Informatics
Kat.poole@nhs.net
01924 319335
Description:

There are several opportunities within and across the Digital Services team at:
Dewsbury & District Hospital
Halifax Road,
Dewsbury,
West Yorkshire,
WF13 4HS These roles could encompass 1st and 2nd line digital/IT support to end users, clinical systems support, administration support and asset management.

Other key areas of the job could include supporting the digital systems team with clinical system development, maintenance, administration, ensuring data quality and integrity. 

The candidate will learn how different systems interact with each other and the importance of clinical safety and information governance in relation to systems in a hospital setting. They may be required to monitor calls and resolve any application support issues which have been allocated to them by the service desk.

These are entry level roles which could lead on to further opportunities in systems and project management post-graduation.

The post holder will work in one of the following teams (dependent on experience and skillset), as well as working closely with the wider Digital Services department: 

  • Digital Systems Team
  • Digital Programme Management Office
  • Digital Technologies

The post holder will also be expected to confidently liaise with stakeholders across the Trust to troubleshoot or assist in technical/system queries and may be involved in assessing customer requirements to feed into discussions around designing solutions or optimising system usage. Basic system knowledge (for example of O365 functionality) and an aptitude for all things digital would be desirable.

Although the role is based with the team at Dewsbury, there is a rota in place to support social distancing which is underpinned by off-site home-based working. From time to time, there may be some requirement to work cross site at our other hospital sites at Pinderfields and Pontefract, and also in our community bases.

Further Information:

To learn more about our organisation, please go to: https://www.midyorks.nhs.uk/ 

The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust
Digital Systems Assistant
Informatics
Kat.poole@nhs.net
01924 319335
Description:

There are several opportunities within and across the Digital Services team at:
Dewsbury & District Hospital
Halifax Road,
Dewsbury,
West Yorkshire,
WF13 4HS These roles could encompass 1st and 2nd line digital/IT support to end users, clinical systems support, administration support and asset management.

Other key areas of the job could include supporting the digital systems team with clinical system development, maintenance, administration, ensuring data quality and integrity. 

The candidate will learn how different systems interact with each other and the importance of clinical safety and information governance in relation to systems in a hospital setting. They may be required to monitor calls and resolve any application support issues which have been allocated to them by the service desk.

These are entry level roles which could lead on to further opportunities in systems and project management post-graduation.

The post holder will work in one of the following teams (dependent on experience and skillset), as well as working closely with the wider Digital Services department: 

  • Digital Systems Team
  • Digital Programme Management Office
  • Digital Technologies

The post holder will also be expected to confidently liaise with stakeholders across the Trust to troubleshoot or assist in technical/system queries and may be involved in assessing customer requirements to feed into discussions around designing solutions or optimising system usage. Basic system knowledge (for example of O365 functionality) and an aptitude for all things digital would be desirable.

Although the role is based with the team at Dewsbury, there is a rota in place to support social distancing which is underpinned by off-site home-based working. From time to time, there may be some requirement to work cross site at our other hospital sites at Pinderfields and Pontefract, and also in our community bases.

Further Information:

To learn more about our organisation, please go to: https://www.midyorks.nhs.uk/ 

The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust
Information Assistant
Informatics
Description:

Dewsbury and District Hospital

The production and use of information is a key item to the Trust in its delivery of high quality healthcare.  The Information Management Department is responsible for the provision of timely and accurate information to support the Trust’s business requirements, both internally and externally, supporting patient care, quality, performance, financial flows, and service development.

The post holder will be required to support the Information Manager and Senior Information Analysts by responding to internal and external information requests. 

This post is specifically for undergraduates who are required to enter employment for a year as part of their course before entering their final year. During this year, the post-holder will gain valuable hands-on experience within a busy Information Management Department. There is also the exposure to gain insight into the functions of departments the role works closely with, such as Data Warehouse, Coding, Data Quality, Finance and other special interest functions.

Further Information:

To learn more about our organisation, please go to: https://www.midyorks.nhs.uk/ 

 

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