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Medical Receptionist Apprentice Chapel St Medical Centre

General assistance to the Practice team and project a positive and friendly image to patients and other visitors. Administrative duties to assist in the smooth running of the Practice Facilitate effective communication between patients, primary health care team and other associated health agencies and others. This apprenticeship is with Babington.

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Closing date: 28 Jan 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    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

    Hours per week hours will be between 07:45 - 18:30 (TBC), some early starts some late finishes, flexibility is required for cover with the ability to travel between sites. Days TBC

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    29 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties include:

  • Receive, assist, and direct patients in accessing the appropriate service or healthcare professional in a courteous, efficient, and effective way
  • Provide general assistance to the Practice team and project a positive and friendly image to patients and other visitors, either in person or via the telephone
  • Undertake a variety of administrative duties to assist in the smooth running of the Practice
  • Facilitate effective communication between patients, members of the primary health care team, secondary care, and other associated health agencies
  • Receiving and updating appointment system when patients arrive
  • Process appointment requests for on the day and future appointments from patients by telephone and in person
  • Accurate recording of visit requests
  • Getting out medical records for filing away
  • Keeping medical records in good order
  • Computer work - entering and retrieving data as necessary
  • Scanning and electronic filing of letters into medical records
  • Process patients change of address (have knowledge of Practice area)
  • Use of Innovative new systems i.e. Accurx
  • Signposting patients
  • Dealing with Practice mail
  • Be able to cover reception absence - this may be at short notice
  • Ensuring reception area is kept tidy - including patient waiting room
  • Book interpreters
  • Fax and photocopy as requested
  • To have a thorough knowledge of all Practice procedures
  • To work in accordance to written protocols
  • Participation in an annual individual performance review, including taking responsibility for maintaining a record of own personal and/or professional development
  • Taking responsibility for own development, learning and performance and demonstrating skills and activities to others who are undertaking similar work
  • Undertake electronic training via the Bluestream system
  • Basic Life Support

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Politeness can demonstrate confidentiality and flexibility
  • Ability to work as a team as well as individuality
  • Computer literate and can use multiple IT
  • Good telephone manner with listening skills

Personal qualities

  • Have ability to work as a team as well as working individually
  • Show punctuality

Desired qualifications

C/4 in English and maths or equivalent.

Future prospects

Full time role for the right candidate.

Things to consider

4 weeks annual leave, NHS pension, small friendly business.

About the employer

General practitioners (GPs) treat all common medical conditions and refer patients to hospitals and other medical services for urgent and specialist treatment. They focus on the health of the whole person combining physical, psychological, and social aspects of care.

2 Site practice - Spondon and Chaddesden.


Chapel St Medical Centre



Chapel Street


DE21 7RJ

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Babington Business College


Sandeep Beesla 07341566130

  • Apprenticeship including City & Guilds Customer Service Specialist Diploma Level 3
  • Functional skills to Level 2 if required
  • On - programme and End - Point Assessment

Apprenticeship standard

Customer service specialist

Level 3 (A level)

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