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Apprentice Medical Receptionist Eccleston Health Centre

Apprentice Medical Receptionist based at The Village Surgeries in Chorley.

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

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Closing date: 20 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £161.25

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Between the hours of 8am - 6:30pm Monday - Friday, unpaid breaks, 37.5 hours per week

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    27 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    23 Apr 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001702986

  • Positions

    1 available

To be responsible for undertaking a wide range of reception duties and the provision of general support to the multi-disciplinary team. 

Duties can include but not limited to;

  • Greeting and directing patients
  • Effective use of the appointment system
  • Booking appointments
  • Processing of information and assisting patients as required 
  • To act as a central point of contact for patients, the distribution of information, messages and enquiries for the clinical team
  • Liaising with multidisciplinary team members and external agencies such as secondary care and community service providers
  • Maintaining and monitoring the practice appointment system, process personal, telephone and e-requests for appointments
  • Answer incoming calls, transferring calls or dealing with the callers request appropriately
  • Process repeat prescriptions, ensuring they are processed accurately and efficiently, read code data on the computer system
  • Data entry of new and temporary registrations and relevant patient information as required
  • Input data into the patients health records as necessary
  • Manage all queries as necessary in an efficient manner and support all clinical staff with general tasks as requested

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good customer service skills.

Personal qualities

  • Good communication skills
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Driving licence would be an advantage but not essential

Desired qualifications

  • No formal qualifications required.

Future prospects

  • Progression into full time employment.

Things to consider

THE COMPANY MAY WISH TO INTERVIEW APPLICANTS BEFORE THE CLOSING DATE, RESULTING IN THE VACANCY BEING FILLED BEFORE THE GIVEN DATE. 


About the employer

GP Surgery based in Preston.

Employer

Eccleston Health Centre

Address

Doctors Lane

Chorley

PR7 5RA

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Training

Training provider

NORTH LANCS. TRAINING GROUP LIMITED(THE)

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

Contact

North Lancs Training Group 01254 395355 recruitment@nltg.co.uk

  • Advanced Level 3 Apprenticeship in Business Administration, alongside functional skills Maths & English. Work based learning.

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 20 Oct 2021