Business Admin Apprentice Elmswood Surgery

Elmswood Surgery is looking to recruit a hardworking and ambitious administrator to work at their busy and friendly practice. This is a unique and varied role, allowing you to gain transferable and invaluable skills in an administration role in the health industry.

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

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Closing date: 22 Nov 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Mon - Fri Shifts between 8am - 6.30pm

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    27 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    20 Jul 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

This is an exciting and varied role for a candidate to join a friendly and fast paced team.
You will be a pivotal member of the administration team, working face to face with patients on reception and also working with a clinical computer system. Gaining specialist transferable skills and qualifications to develop key administration duties within a medical environment.

The day to day duties involved in the administration role will include:

  • Working on reception, dealing with patients face to face
  • Booking appointments on reception and over the phone once trained
  • Photocopying, filing, scanning
  • Preparing documents and accurate message taking
  • Dealing with admin queries
  • Liaising with medical secretaries regarding patient queries
  • Any other general administration or secretarial duties as required
  • Additional training available

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • The post holder will be able to demonstrate strong organisational and team working skills
  • They will have a good general knowledge of ICT packages and demonstrate a good level of spoken and written literacy.

Personal qualities

  • Hardworking
  • Can work to their own initiative
  • Organised
  • Team Player
  • Can prioritise
  • Confident
  • Presentable

Qualifications required

  • Maths and English A*- D at GCSE (or equivalents) desirable but not essential

Future prospects

Potential opportunity for a permanent role within the company following successful completion of the apprenticeship

Things to consider

Candidate must be able to travel to the workplace according to working hours.

About the employer

Elmswood Surgery is conveniently located in Sherwood. They are friendly and dedicated to meeting the different needs of their patients, providing healthcare to the surrounding community.


Elmswood Surgery


Sherwood Health Centre

Elmswood Gardens



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Training provider

Intermediate Apprenticeship in Business Administration Level 2 - 12 months • Level 2 Diploma in Business Administration • Functional Skills English, Maths and ICT Level 1 if required This apprenticeship is 1 day per week at the college term time only 9am - 5pm with the other days based at the work place.

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Central College Nottingham


Ashleigh Oates

Other information

The current National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged over 18 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training. * Please note that anyone under the age of 18 will only work a maximum of 40 hours per week. Any role which exceeds these hours on advert will be amended accordingly to fall in line with the legislation * * Please note if the successful applicant is found prior to the closing date the vacancy maybe withdrawn early* *Candidate would require a DBS* This apprenticeship is work based learning therefore most of the time you will be working at the employer's address. Depending on your training you will only need to attend college in Nottingham for initial assessments, enrolment and a few other rare occasions.

Employer's Application Instructions

Please click on the link provided to apply. If you require assistance with applying for this Apprenticeship please contact us on 0115 9457260 or email on

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

Apply now

Closing date: 22 Nov 2017