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Apprentice Administrator – KT&A1747

Location: Ashford (TN23 3ED)
Closing date: 25/01/2018
Industry: Administration, Health
Vacancy reference: KT&A1747

Employer Description

Kingsnorth Medical Practice is a local doctors’ surgery with approximately 12,000 patients.  The Practice not only provides core general practice services, but enhanced services and outreach clinics.  The Practice has been rated outstanding by the Care Quality Commission.


Getting there

Nearest train station: Ashford International

Bus: bus stop outside of Practice.

Description of vacancy

This is a varied administrative role in a busy office within a GP surgery.  You will be required to carry out a wide range of general administrative duties to strict deadlines.  This will be a supporting role to the managers and existing administrative staff.  The role will include face to face patient engagement, telephone encounters and working as part of a team.


  • General administration and office support
  • Support Management and staff
  • Scanning
  • Prescription administration
  • Summarising of medical records
  • Booking of appointments
  • Managing Workflow
  • Answering the telephones in a professional manner



(£168.75 per week)


Monday to Friday

9.00 am – 5.00 pm

(37.5 hours)

30 minutes lunch break (unpaid)

Qualifications Required

Minimum achieved Grade C or equivalent in English and Maths.

Skills Required

  • Computer literate, eg, Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Good communication skills
  • Be able to listen and take instruction
  • Be able to work as part of a team

Personal Qualities

  • Keen learner
  • Enthusiastic
  • Attention to detail
  • Well spoken
  • Punctual
  • Reliable
  • Flexible

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 2017, the NMW for Apprentices is £3.50 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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