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Apprentice Receptionist/Administrator WHITTLE SURGERY

The successful apprentices will be working across both reception & administration areas within the practice. They will be in contact with patients and members of the practice team at all times. The apprentices will need good communication skills & have the ability to use their own initiative.

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Closing date: 30 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Currently apprentice minimum wage, this will be reviewed after 3 months in post and increased in line with duties / progress.

    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

    Monday to Friday 9.30-5.30 Monday to Friday 10.30-6.30

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    19 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    19 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The reception duties include welcoming patients, booking appointments, dealing with patient queries, opening post, general office duties and making refreshments.

The administrative duties include, scanning patient communication, contacting patients on behalf of clinicians and other staff members, sending electronic communications, filing and general office duties.


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

Business Administration Level 3

Main Learning Objectives – Support a business administrator’s role in the workplace, principles of business administration, managing performance, communication in a business environment, project management, ICT for business.

EPA (End Point Assessment) – Towards the final few months of the apprenticeship you will complete your End Point Assessment.

This Apprenticeship is completed within the workplace.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Possibility of employment if a position is available at the end of the apprenticeship.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Initiative, Wiling to learn, Friendly, Helpful


GCSE or equivalent Any x3 (Grade 3-9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4-9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 3 -9) Essential

Things to consider

In order to progress your application, we will require you to complete additional paperwork and complete a BKSB assessment. The information will be sent via email if you meet the entry requirements set by the employer and linked training provider for the vacancy. Please check your junk mail whilst the vacancy is open.

About the employer

GP practice located in Clayton-le-Woods. Based in brand new premises with 29 current staff.




239 Preston Road




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Training provider



Charlotte Ward

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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