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Non-urgent advice: JOB VACANCY – JUNE 2021

Would you like to join the friendly team at Hawthorn Surgery?

We are looking to recruit a part time Receptionist on a Fixed Term contract of 12 months.

Experience of working in a GP surgery is not necessary as full training will be provided.

The role is varied but the main duties include making appointments, filing, scanning, photocopying, processing prescriptions, data entry, dealing with enquiries, email, and providing administrative support to colleagues.

This role can be demanding, and successful applicants will need basic computer skills, enjoy working in a busy environment, have the ability to rise to a challenge, and enjoy working with the public.  You should have Maths and English GCSE Grade C or above, be flexible and be able to work different hours to cover colleagues where necessary.

There will be a probationary period of 6 months and the offer of employment is subject to satisfactory references and DBS check.

The hours are 20 per week,  Monday to Friday, either 9am to 1pm or 2pm – 6pm. The hourly rate is £9.20.

Annual leave is 22 days per year plus Bank Holidays, increasing to 27 days after 2 years’ service. There is a contributory NHS Pension Scheme.

For further information or an application form, please contact Reception on 0113 2954770 or send an email to  [email protected]

Non-urgent advice: COVID-19

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, how you contact us will be different at the moment. This is to limit face-to-face contact whenever possible and help stop the spread of coronavirus.

Appointments are being delivered face-to-face, online and over the telephone. If you are asked to come into the surgery for a face-to-face appointment, please remember to wear a face covering. Measures are in place to keep you safe from infection during your visit to the surgery.

Quote / Testimonial:

This year we will be vaccinating patients aged 65 and over prior to other groups of patients. 

Find out more here.
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