Apprentice Medical Receptionist (35620) Pennine Medical Centre

The receptionists role includes, ensuring reception and administration duties and responsibilities, within the practice, are carried out accurately and in a timely manner, adhering to the policies and protocols of the practice.

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

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Closing date: 23 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,296.00 to £20,319.00

    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 – Friday shifts between 7:45am – 6:30pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Jul 2023

  • Date posted

    20 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Pennine Medical Centre are looking to recruit a Medical Receptionist Apprentice. We offer full support and training, with the possibility of future progression within the practice. We have taken on similar employees previously, who now have thriving careers with us.

Brief Job Description:

  • Using the clinical IT system (EMIS) to make appointments, record administration events, process medication requests and many other miscellaneous duties
  • Document management using Docman software
  • Handling specimens and ensuring the appropriate forms have been completed accurately
  • Facilitating timely and appropriate communications internally and with external services and organisations
  • Processing internal and external electronic communications in a timely manner
  • Opening and distributing in-coming and out-going mail including scanning and posting
  • Registering new patients accurately and ensuring all new patient documentation is completed
  • Maintaining confidentiality at all times
  • General filing/Photocopying
  • Other duties considered appropriate to the post

How you will be supported

Full training and support will be provided by The Growth Company to help you achieve your apprenticeship and reach your full potential in your role.

What will happen next

New applicants to The Growth Company who meet any basic entry requirements of the role will be contacted within two working days to be invited to meet a member of our team. You will then have the opportunity to find out:

  • More about this vacancy and any others you are suitable for
  • Any training you need to complete
  • What the next steps will be

How you could get there

If you would be catching public transport for this role, visit the Journey Planner on to see how you would get there and how long it would take.

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

Full apprenticeship training provided, working towards an Advanced Level Apprenticeship gaining a Level 3 business administration qualification.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Possible progression within the company and progression onto the next level apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Ability to adapt, Can perform under pressure, Confidentiality, To be self-aware, Meet & achieve deadlines, Written skills


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

About the employer

Pennine Medical Centre is a friendly and busy NHS GP Practice. Our location is a semi-rural setting on the edge of the Pennines, benefitting from easy access to the motorway and rail links. Our main site is situated in Mossley (Tameside) with a branch surgery in Greenfield (Saddleworth). We pride ourselves on patient satisfaction and family centric values, both for our patients and staff; accommodating flexible working patterns where possible. We are a professional and focused team whilst retaining a friendly and casual atmosphere and a healthy social agenda.


Pennine Medical Centre






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Training provider


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: 23 Jun 2023