Apprentice Administration Assistant. Buckshaw Village Surgery

Apprentice Administration Assistant in Chorley.

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Closing date: 19 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Monday: 8:00am -5:00pm Tuesday: 8:00am -1:30pm Wednesday: 8:00am -1:30pm Thursday: 1:30pm - 6:30pm Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm Monday & Friday - 1 hour break Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday - 30 mins break 31½ hours per week

    Total hours per week: 31.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    16 months

  • Possible start date

    03 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    11 May 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties to include:

  • Receiving patients attending appointments.
  • Handling prescription requests by phone & with patients.
  • Retrieving & filing medical records.
  • Scanning/filing/faxing & photocopying.
  • Processing appointments & registering new patients.
  • Processing repeat prescriptions & change of address.
  • Clearing rooms after surgeries.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Effective communication skills with a range of people.
  • Strong IT skills.
  • Respectful and approachable with good customer service skills.

Personal qualities

  • A good team player.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Respectful and approachable with good customer service skills.
  • Punctual and reliable.

Qualifications required

  • No formal qualifications required.

Future prospects

Upon completion of the apprenticeship would could continue in full time employment.

Things to consider

Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour from 1st April 2017. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

About the employer

Doctors surgery based in Chorley, Preston, Lancashire


Buckshaw Village Surgery


The Lodge

Oakbridge Drive

Buckshaw Village



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Training provider

  • Intermediate Level 2 Apprenticeship in Business Administration, including a NVQ, functional skills in maths and English and work based learning.

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by North Lancs Training Group Ltd


Recruitment Team 01254 395355

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 19 Sep 2017