Medical Administrator Apprentice Weaver Vale Practice

To provide efficient, helpful, informative and supportive reception and administration services to patients and members of the primary health care team. Full training will be provided.

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Closing date: 20 Oct 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 - Friday, between 8.30am – 6.30pm on a rotational basis.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    20 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    27 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Day to day duties to include the following:

  • Administer and organise the 6-8 week baby clinics.
  • Contact patients to ensure childhood IMM clinics are fully attended.
  • Processing & distribution of incoming and outgoing mail.
  • Keep practice leaflet up to date.
  • Send recall letters for patients required pertussis vaccination.
  • Responsible for ensuring that new patient registrations are accurately added onto the clinical system.
  • Responsible for deductions of deceased and outgoing patients for the clinical system.
  • Responsible for collating patient records requests made by patients and solicitors, ensuing following data protection legislation.
  • Responsible for sending and receiving faxes.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Communication skills.
  • IT skills.
  • Flexibility.
  • Capable of working in a team or autonomously.

Personal qualities

  • Caring.
  • Empathetic.
  • Confident.
  • Communicative.
  • High standard work ethic.

Qualifications required

  • GCSE English and Math at grade 4 / C or above or equivalent is preferred.

Future prospects

Possibility of advanced level apprenticeship or permanent employment.

Things to consider

Please ensure when applying that you are within a reasonable distance to travel to the company in time. Please be aware this opportunity may close earlier than the closing date if a high number of applications are received. If interested, please apply as soon as possible.

About the employer

Weaver Vale Practice aim to provide the highest quality, equitable health care available under the NHS, to all our patients by a well-trained caring and motivated primary health care team, aiming to improve the health, well-being and lives of those we care for.


Weaver Vale Practice


Hospital Way



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Training provider

  • Business & Administration Level 2
  • Functional Skills: English, Maths and ICT Level 1 (if required).

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Riverside College


Steven Molyneux 0151 257 2828

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Closing date: 20 Oct 2017