Ixworth Surgery is a Medical Practice in Ixworth that aims to provide a high standard of medical care in a friendly and professional manner.
Ixworth Surgery is a general practice dispensing medical surgery, with an onsite pharmacy. The practice is situated within the rural village of Ixworth and serves a population of just over 9100 patients from both Ixworth itself and surrounding villages.
The successful applicant will work in all areas of our administration team, under the supervision of the team leaders, which includes reception, secretarial and data entry duties to include (but not limited to):
- Meet and greet patients and visitors
- Keep main reception area tidy
- Answer and make telephone calls and deal with enquiries
- Make appointments
- Pass on patient requests to clinicians
- Sorting correspondence and forwarding to correct recipient
- Typing letters
- Liaising with hospitals and other medical and non-medical professionals
- Coding incoming patient letters onto a clinical system
- Taking payments
- Patient registrations and deductions
Basic maths, english and IT skills essential. GCSE Maths and English at grades 4 or above reqired.
Some knowledge of medical terminology desirable. Training will be given on the practice medical computer system.
Training to be Provided
The learner will be studying the Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard qualification.
Day release to West Suffolk College.
Functional skills will be studied if equivalent qualifications are not held.
Things to consider
The practice is open between 8am and 6.30pm Monday to Friday. The practice is in a rural setting with limited public transport so applicants will need to consider how they will get to and from work. Employees working at the practice can not also be registered at the practice.
The practice encourages further development to all employees, including previous apprentices who have gone on to progress into other roles at the practice after completing their apprenticeships dependent on the business needs at that time.
The closing date for this job offer is on 20/03/2024
£ 10158.72 per year
This job is located in Ixworth, Suffolk
How to Apply
About West Suffolk College
West Suffolk College is an ambitious vocational and academic College, with a stunning main campus set in the heart of Bury St Edmunds. We are committed to providing outstanding education to all our students.