Administrator/Customer Service/Reception Apprentice

Brighton, East Sussex
Competitive salary
17 Sep 2019
30 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Apprenticeship summary

Working week 

09:00am-17:00pm to start but core hours 08:00am-18:00pm

Total hours per week: 40.00

Weekly wage Competitive salary

Expected duration 15 months

Possible start date 07 Oct 2019

Apprenticeship level Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Vacancy description  

Duties to include:

Receptionist – on the phone and face to face develop strong customer service skills Administration – support for Reception Manager, Practice Business Manager, Partners and other staff Using the clinical system for a variety of tasks, inputting data.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills  

  • Proficient keyboard and organisational skills
  • Be able to effectively communicate with a wide range of people with very different needs both in person and over the phone
  • Ability to work well both on their own and as part of a team
  • Self-motivated
  • Attention to detail
  • Facilitators of their own learning
  • Ability to use the Microsoft Office Package including Word, Excel, Office and Access Database
  • Knowledge of medical patient systems, preferable EMIS Web
  • Working in an area handling sensitive and confidential data
  • Handling conflict
  • Evidence of working in a customer service background  

Personal qualities  

We are looking for someone who can work as part of team but also use their initiative to help support the practice in offering a high standard of customer service to our patients to make their interaction with us as easy as possible No one day is the same and you never know what may happen in a day so someone who doesn’t like to be bored and likes a challenge would love working here A calm, organised personality  

Desired qualifications  

Maths Grade C GCSE or above English Grade C GCSE or above  

Future Prospects  

Due to the ever changing face of general practice and how we need to adapt and often expand there is always the prospect of continuing with the company for the successful candidate.

About the employer

Stanford Medical Centre


Stanford Medical Centre is a large busy GP surgery, with over 19,000 patients and 2 branch surgeries, located by Preston Park in Brighton. We deliver an unparalleled patient experience, tailored to cultural needs and are continuously improving best practice.

The face of the NHS is ever changing and working in a GP setting you will find yourself at the forefront of these changes. We are a forward thinking practice who is always looking at ways we can improve the services we offer to our patient population, we welcome all ideas and suggestions made by each member of the practice team, and pride ourselves in supporting those whom wish to develop their skills and learning.

We offer a holistic experience for patients and visitors to the practice and pride ourselves on being reactive to patient needs and providing high standards of patient care.

We are a busy, friendly team, who would welcome the opportunity to work with a new member of staff willing to contribute to the on-going development of the services we provide



Preston Road



Training provider

Training to be provided  

East Sussex College will deliver level 2 Business Administration Apprenticeship Framework, which includes English, maths and ICT Functional Skills where the apprentice does not already hold these qualifications or higher.

Apprentices will receive 1-2-1 support from an allocated assessor to support them to achieve the apprenticeship in the workplace.

Apprenticeship framework Business and Administration

Training provider EAST SUSSEX COLLEGE

Contact Sarah Woodhead 030 300 38756

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