Apprentice Office Administrator

Dover, Kent
£4.50 per hour
04 Apr 2019
02 May 2019
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Employer Description

The High Street Surgery is an extremely busy gp practice in Dover.  As well as providing GP and Nurse led clinics we also have physiotherapy, ultrasound scanning, counselling, smoking cessation and dermascopy.  We have a clinical pharmacist, paramedic practitioner and nurse practitioner who provide minor who run minor illness clinics. We also have a branch surgery which is a dispensing practice.  We perform regular audits, electronic referrals, provide medical reports, all correspondence is scanned on patients notes and read coded.


Description of Vacancy

As well as the usual office tasks such as photocopying, the successful applicant will be assisting the practice secretary in providing information to outside agencies, assisting other admin staff in typing documents, processing medical information, processing patient notes, making appointments, answering the telephone and supporting all admin staff.

Answer the telephone and book appointments  in busy periods

Photocopying medical records to send to outside Agencies

Typing letters

Processing patients medical records (incoming and outgoing)

Assist with unprocessed files

Other general office duties

Undertake on line and in house training as required




£135.00 per week



Monday – Friday

9am – 5pm

35 hours/week

1 hour lunch break (unpaid)


Desired Skills

Computer literate


Must work as a team member

Must have good communication skills

Must be able to work on own initiative


Personal Qualities




Well spoken

Well presented




Qualifications Required

Grade C or equivalent in English and Maths.


Training Provided

On the job training with the employer whilst working towards the Apprenticeship Framework – consisting of the Intermediate NVQ Level, Technical Certificate and Functional Skills if appropriate.

Regular work based assessments/observations carried out by Kent Training & Apprenticeships Tutor Assessor, to determine competency and meet with Awarding Body standards.


Additional Detail 

As of 1st April 2019, the NMW for Apprentices is £3.90 per hour. This applies to 16 - 18 year old Apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other Apprentices the Apprentice National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

The wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent in training. 


Important Information

The employer has asked that you do not contact them direct. Doing so could jeopardise your application. You will be responsible for your travel expenses to and from your place of work. Therefore, you must have the means to get to your place of work on a daily basis whilst waiting for your first wages to be paid.

KT&A: Kent Training & Apprenticeships are part of Kent County Council and are a leading training organisation with nearly 30 years successful experience. KT&A specialise in high quality work-based training, delivered by qualified staff with personal experience of working in the skill area they teach.

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