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GP Surgery Apprentice Administrator (Office) Westgate Surgery

This is an extremely interesting and varied administrative role where you will be undertaking a number of functions in the management of patients medical records and all of the complexities that this involves, together with other administrative duties within the Practice.

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

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Closing date: 28 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Role will be for 32 hours per week to include 6 hours study time. Days to be agreed but may be from 8.00am to 18.30 Monday to Friday. Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 32.00

  • Expected duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    08 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    08 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

This is an interesting and varied role in a busy GP Surgery for someone wanting to begin a career in health care administration at Level 3 level.

This role forms an important part of the smooth running of the Surgery so accuracy is paramount.

Main Duties:

  • Passing messages in a timely manner
  • Using electronic clinical systems
  • Scanning of documents
  • Attaching documents to patients medical records
  • Photocopying
  • Support patients accessing health care 
  • Support Management and staff
  • Liaising with other departments within the practice
  • General administration and office support

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Computer Literate
  • It is essential to have attention to detail
  • Accuracy is paramount
  • Focussed approach to work
  • Enthusiastic
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Able to work on own initiative
  • Good communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Reliable
  • Polite
  • Approachable
  • Punctual
  • Focussed
  • Well-spoken and presentable

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE Grade 4 to 9 (or Grade C or higher) in English and maths or equivalent qualifications in these subjects.

Future prospects

  • Potential for full-time employment for the right candidate
  • Many employers retain apprentices in full/part time positions
  • The qualifications you gain can also help you to get into higher education or other employment
  • Being an apprentice gives you the opportunity to gain a recognised qualification and develop professional skills whilst earning a salary, inside some of Kent’s best companies
  • Once the apprenticeship has been achieved you will have the skills, abilities, and experience to update and enhance your CV, to make it attractive to potential employers

Things to consider


We will be interviewing candidates who meet the criteria as they apply and will recruit after a successful interview which may be before the closing date.

Reality Check:

You will be responsible for your travel expenses to and from your place of work. Therefore, you must have the means to get to your place of work on a daily basis whilst awaiting for your first wages to be paid.

Travel Information:

Both Thanet loop buses and railway are fairly close to the surgery and could be used for travel

About the employer

Westgate Surgery is a GP practice serving the population of Westgate.

We have 5 doctors and 4 nurses and provide a range of medical services


Westgate Surgery



Westgate Bay Avenue



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Kent Training & Apprenticeships


Kent Training and Apprenticeships Business Support Team 0800 731 4297 KT&

  • Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard

On the job training with the employer whilst working towards the Apprenticeship Standard.

Regular work based assessments/observations carried out by Kent Training & Apprenticeships Tutor Assessor, to determine competency and meet with Awarding Body standards.

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

This employer has requested all applicants to apply through Kent Training and Apprenticeships online application system – Therefore, to apply for this position, please click on the link below and follow the online instructions.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 28 Oct 2021