Apprentice Receptionist/Administrator

Westgate-on-Sea, Kent
£140.80 per week
24 Apr 2019
24 May 2019
Start Date

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

We have 5 doctors and 6 nurses and provide a range of medical services.

Description of Vacancy
This is a reception role booking patient appointments and giving messages to patients

There is an opportunity to undertake some additional administrative roles in the management of patients medical records

The role includes scanning, handling of post, photocopying, attaching to medical records and sending of electronic medical records to others

Duties will include:

Answering the phone

Making appointments and advising patients on available services

Passing messages in a timely manner.

Use electronic clinical system.

Scanning of documents

Attaching documents to patients medical records


Support patients accessing health care

Support Management and staff

General administration and office support

Transport: Westgate railway station is a 2 min walk

£4.40 per hour
(£140.80 per week)

Monday to Friday working regular shift patterns to cover
8am – 6.30pm
(32 hours)
1 hour lunch break (unpaid)

Skills Required
Computer Literate.

Focused approach to work.


Able to work as part of a team

Able to work on own initiative

Good communication skills

Personal Qualities





Well spoken and presentable.

Good attention to detail.

Qualifications Required
Minimum achieved Grade D or equivalent in English and Maths.

Training Provided
On the job training with the employer whilst working towards the Apprenticeship Framework – consisting of the Intermediate NVQ Level, Technical Certificate and Functional Skills if appropriate.

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

Additional Detail
As of 1st April 2019, the NMW for Apprentices is £3.90 per hour. This applies to 16 - 18 year old Apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other Apprentices the Apprentice National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

The wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent in training.

Important Information
The employer has asked that you do not contact them direct. Doing so could jeopardise your application. 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 waiting for your first wages to be paid.

KT&A: Kent Training & Apprenticeships are part of Kent County Council and are a leading training organisation with nearly 30 years successful experience. KT&A specialise in high quality work-based training, delivered by qualified staff with personal experience of working in the skill area they teach

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