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Assistant Medical Secretarial Apprentice WHITSTABLE MEDICAL PRACTICE

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Assistant Medical Secretarial Apprentice to provide administrative support to the medical secretarial team.

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

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Closing date: 20 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday from 8:00am to 4:30pm

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    23 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Day to day duties may include:

  • General Administrative duties.
  • Answering telephone calls and handling queries from patients, GPs, staff and other outside agencies.
  • Updating patient records within our Clinical Software (Emis) and dealing with confidential information.
  • Completing 'tasks' which are messages sent within Emis.
    Monitoring and responding to group secretarial email inbox.
  • Running referral searches within Emis to ensure all necessary referrals have been processed.
  • Running 2 week wait cancer pathway referral searches to ensure referrals have been received by the appropriate healthcare provider.
  • Contacting hospitals and other healthcare providers to obtain clinical letters, results or to enquire about appointment bookings.
    Manage patient recall diary.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Business Administrator (Level 3) Apprenticeship Standard with AMSPAR

  • Level 2 Functional Skills in English Level 2 Functional Skills in maths

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

It is hoped that an apprentice undertaking this role within the Practice could train and progress to become a member of our medical secretarial team. There are also many other administrative opportunities within the practice.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9-4/A*-C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9-4/A*-C or above) Essential

Things to consider

Damar is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students and expects all staff, employers and all other partners that we work with to share this commitment.

About the employer

Whitstable Medical Practice is a forward thinking single GP Practice based across 3 sites in Whitstable, rated as outstanding by CQC. There are 21 equity partners and 6 salaried GPs looking after over 40,000 patients. We pride ourselves on our innovative approach to Primary Care. We are a training practice and run various in house contracts including Cataract surgery, Ultrasound, Dermatology, Physical Therapies and Audiology together with further community contracts, a Day Surgery Suite and an Urgent Treatment Centre with digital x-ray.




Harbour Street




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Training provider



Sabina Adam

07566 289 979

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 Aug 2022