GP Administrator/Receptionist

Location
Strood, Rochester
Salary
£146.75 per week
Posted
17 Apr 2019
Closes
15 May 2019
Ref
KT&A2376
Job Level
Apprentice
Contract Type
Apprenticeship
Hours
Full Time

Employer Description

If you would like to work in a busy GP Practice as an Administrator/Receptionist, then look no further as this the ideal role for you.

Description of Vacancy
To carry out in an efficient and courteous manner all reception and admin duties including greeting patients, booking appointments, answering the phone promptly, dealing with patient enquiries, filing, photocopying and prescription requests. To ensure the waiting room and reception office is kept neat and tidy. To make effective use of the computer system by ensuring consistent and accurate entering of data. Sending letters and making telephone calls to patients and other third party organisations. To be responsible for all notice boards with the assistance of the practice manager. To protect patient and staff confidentiality.

Wage
£146.75 per week

Hours
Monday to Friday alternate weeks
8.30am to 4.30pm
10am to 6.30pm
30 minutes unpaid lunch break

Skills Required
Good level of written English

Good level of maths

Confident interpersonal skills

Positive attitude

Ability to work as part of a team

Ability to work under your own initiative

Personal Qualities 
Confident, outgoing individual who enjoys a degree of routine admin and has the ability to communicate with all individuals. Full training will be given but you will need to enjoy talking to people and using the telephone.

Qualifications Required
GCSE English and maths and computer skills grade C or above.

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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