Ivy Court Surgery

Apprentice Business and Patient Administrator

Employer:

Ivy Court Surgery

Training Provider:

KENT COUNTY COUNCIL

Weekly wage £146.25
37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday. Daily working hours to be discussed at interview. 2 X 15 minute breaks (am&pm) daily. 1 hour lunch break daily.
duration: 53 weeks
start: 11 November 2019
Tenterden
Intermediate(level 2)
Business and Administration (apprenticeship standard)
31 October 2019 (application closing date)
Providing administrative takes to GPs and other members of the team. Variety of patient facing tasks including making appointments, dealing with patients tasks queries and requests.

Responsibilities

Main Duties:

  • Actioning Doctors requests
  • Dealing with patients by phone or face to face
  • Filing / note pulling
  • Generating letters and forms
  • Appointment booking
  • Register new temporary and permanent patients to the practice and deal with associated documentation with the regulatory authorities
  • Patient record summarizing / scanning
  • Other duties as required

Future Prospects

  • Potential for full time employment for the right candidate
  • There are opportunities to progress from a Level 2 to a Level 3 qualification 
  • Many employers retain apprentices in full/part time positions
  • The Qualifications you gain can also help you to get into higher education or other employment 
  • Being an apprentice gives you the opportunity to gain a recognised qualification and developing professional skills whilst earning a salary, inside some of Kent’s best companies
  • Once the Apprenticeship has been achieved you will have the skills, abilities and experience to update and enhance your CV, to make it attractive to potential employers

Reality Check

***The employer has asked that you do not contact them directly. Doing so could jeopardise your application***

If you do not meet the criteria for this position, your application will not be considered.

Interview:

We will be interviewing candidates who meet the criteria as they apply and will recruit after a successful interview which may be before the closing date.

Reality Check:

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 awaiting for your first wages to be paid.

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

Skills Required

  • Motivated
  • Efficient
  • Hardworking
  • Respectful
  • Team Player

Qualities Required

  • Cheerful & Friendly
  • Respectful
  • Team Player

Qualifications Required

GCSE grades 9-3/A*-D in maths and English or equivalent qualifications in these subjects.

Training Provided

Level 2 - Business and Administration:

On the job training with the employer whilst working towards the Apprenticeship Framework; consisting of the Intermediate NVQ Level, Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS) and the Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR) Workbook. It may be necessary for you to complete Functional Skills in maths, English and ICT – subject to previous achieved grades.

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

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