Within Northamptonshire, our apprenticeship programmes include the following partner organisations and services:

  • Adult social care
  • General practice
  • Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust
  • Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
  • St Andrew’s Healthcare

An apprenticeship offers you the opportunity to learn practical skills and to become part of our talented, passionate team of people committed to providing the best care and treatment to our patients. Our successful apprenticeship programmes lead to nationally recognised qualifications and are a stepping stone into your chosen career. We offer apprenticeships across all of the above organisations and services covering many different roles from administrative roles; supporting clinical staff; healthcare pharmacy and many more.

The Benefits of an NHS Apprenticeship

Apprenticeship of the Month – July

Apprentice Receptionist


Employer:  Central Advertising – General Practitioners
Department: Woodsend Medical Centre, School Place
Location: Corby
Salary: £3.90 per hour

Aspiro healthcare is a dynamic and forward thinking Partnership based across Northamptonshire, Bedfordshire and Derbyshire serving a population of 52,000 patients through 5 practices.

In addition to providing a range of services to our registered patients, we also offer services to non-registered patients such as vasectomy, Lower Urinary Tract Symptom Service (LUTS), enhanced minor surgery, community wax clinic, community elderly care, drugs treatment and provide medical support to a Specialist Care Centre and Prisons.

As a result of our very successful expansion the Partnership is looking to recruit 2 reception apprentices based at Woodsend Medical Centre, Corby.

Previous experience of working in general practice, whilst beneficial, is not essential. Please apply online using the NHS application forms do not send CVs. Any questions please call Marie Monteith or Anne Ashby Senior Receptionists, Woodsend Medical Centre, 01536 212412.

This vacancy may close prior to the stated closing date if large number of applications are received.

Job Reference: J180-A-19-310925

Closing Date: 09/08/2019

To learn more about our groundbreaking apprenticeships, get in touch.

Apprentice Success Stories

Michelle Simpson: "I always wanted to train to be a nurse - now I can."

Michelle Simpson from Kettering had always dreamed of being a nurse. She started an adult nursing degree at University but had to give it up for financial reasons.

Now, through an innovative apprenticeship scheme, Michelle is finally fulfilling her career ambitions.  Michelle is a Trainee Nursing Associate at Kettering General Hospital through a new apprentice scheme run by Northamptonshire Health and Care Partnership (NHCP); a group of leading health and care providers in the county, committed to offering apprenticeships and growing their talent pipeline.

Courtney's Story: "There is no Typical Day - Every Day is Different"

An apprenticeship helped Courtney Major switch careers without losing her income.

Courtney’s career started in the hair and beauty industry – but she found herself enjoying the small admin tasks that came as part of the role.  A PMO Admin Apprenticeship helped her learn the skills she needed to re-start her career whilst earning an income.

Megan's Story: Apprenticeship led to Awards Success!

Megan O’Connell is an Estates Administrator at St Andrew’s Healthcare and recently won the ‘Apprentice of the Year’ award and ‘Values Award’, at the recent Apprenticeships Awards hosted by Northamptonshire Health and Care Partnership.  She shares her story.

Ellie Boon: "Apprentices bring so much to the team."

Ellie Boon is a Transformation Manager, and manages apprentices as part of her role.  Ellie discusses the benefits of developing apprentices, sharing her helpful insights into the groundbreaking NHS apprenticeship programme in Northamptonshire.

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“Apprenticeships are in fact open to people of all ages and can provide an excellent learning and development opportunity for current staff, so they can progress into senior roles or even change career direction.”

“Apprenticeships have an important role to play in helping us attract new talent into our workforce and in enabling individuals to learn new knowledge combined with practical skills, whilst at the same time getting paid”