Business Administration Apprentice The Deepings Practice

To provide administrative and reception support to contribute to the overall smooth running of the practice.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 29 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 37 Hours Per Week shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    13 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    14 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Administration Support:

  • Provide administrative support for all areas of the support function of the practice where required.
  • Assist with updating and ensuring that all the practice polices and protocols stores on the intranet (Intradoc) are monitored and kept up to date.
  • General Admin support as required.
  • Assist in the administrative process for receiving and providing medical and insurance reports.
  • Deal with Travel Questionnaires received by the practice in a timely manner.
  • Assist with the required administration for immunisations and smears so it is dealt with within the required timescales.


  • Ensure an effective reception service is provided to patients and any other visitors to the Practice.
  • Deal with all general enquiries, explain procedures and make new and follow-up appointments.
  • Receive and make telephone calls as required. Divert calls and take messages, ensuring accuracy of detail and prompt appropriate delivery.
  • Assist in all administration related to the work of the reception team.
  • Ensure that the waiting room is kept tidy (in turn with other staff) Ensure that all new patients are registered onto the computer system promptly and accurately as necessary.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Able to think and plan ahead using own initiative.
  • Able to work to deadlines, sometimes under pressure.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.

Personal qualities

  • Flexibility in working hours as required.
  • Good sense of humour.
  • Ability to work as part of an integrated multi-skilled team.
  • Pleasant and articulate.
  • Ability to use own judgement.

Qualifications required

  • Ideally applicants should have at least a GCSE, or equivalents, Grade C'; or above, in English, Maths and I.T.
  • Driving Licence preferred.

Future prospects

The opportunity to build a long term career with the practice.

The chance to engage in on-going training programmes implemented by the practice.

About the employer

Here at the Deepings Practice we have a dedicated team, to treat everything from minor ailments, to a wide range of healthcare issues, as well as providing specialist management of long-term conditions. Our healthcare professionals work together to ensure the most appropriate care is provided. We work with an active patient group, to make sure that the patient needs and the practice offering are always heading in the same direction.


The Deepings Practice


Godsey Lane

Market Deeping


You must have JavaScript enabled to view a map of the location

Training provider

  • Intermediate Level Apprenticeship in Business Administration.
  • NVQ Certificate in Business and Administration Level 2.
  • Functional Skills in Maths Level 1.
  • Functional Skills in English Level 1.
  • Functional Skills in ICT Level 1.
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities.
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills.

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Peterborough Regional College


Louise Saidler

Employer's Application Instructions

Apply via GetMyFirstJob - applications come through to the provider, are prescreened by a telephone interview.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 29 Sep 2017