General Practice Administrative Vacancies

GP Receptionist

Location:  North Devon 

Closing Date:  30/11/2020

Practice: Castle Gardens Surgery



An exciting opportunity has risen for an experienced GP Receptionist to join the team at Castle Gardens Surgery, in Great Torrington, North Devon.

We are looking for flexible, hardworking and friendly person to join our team.

The successful applicant will be required to work20.5 hrs p/w, (Tuesday 8am – 2pm, Wednesday 7.45am – 1.15pm, Thursday 8am – 5.30pm, Friday 12.30am – 6pm).

Main duties: •

  • Make appointments over the telephone, at the reception desk and on the computer system.

  • To manage the flow of patients arriving at the reception desk, for appointments or queries.

  • To undertake the registration of patients and deal appropriately with the inputting of all their details using the computer system.

  • To deal with the incoming and outgoing mail.

  • Signposting patients to the most appropriate healthcare professional


Required experience and skills

  • To have administrative experience in a healthcare environment (preferably within the GP)

  • Ability to manage fast pace and a very busy environment

  • Remain calm under pressure and when dealing with challenging situations

  • Knowledge of medical terminology  (Desired but not essential)

  • General computer skills (Microsoft Windows and Office Suite, SystemOne is an advantage )

  • Ability to multitask

  • Excellent presentation and phone manner

  • Good general professionalism, including confidentiality and work ethic

  • A warm and welcoming manner

  • The ability to be dynamic and sympathetic (we deal with patients in difficult situations)

  • Well organised and systematic

  • Meticulous attention to detail

  • Ability to manage workload, prioritise, follow-up and ensure all tasks are performed in a timely manner


To apply please send your CV and a covering letter to

Receptionist/ Secretary 

Location:  South Devon 

Closing Date:  01/12/2020

Practice: Chilcote Surgery



Medical Secretary required for friendly forward thinking practice. We are looking for one full time Receptionist/Secretary with IT capacity to join our friendly, forward thinking Team. You will be required to undertake a wide variety of administrative tasks as well as Secretarial duties and providing cover for the reception desk. We require flexibility to provide cover for annual leave and sickness and possible clinics in the evenings and at the weekend. Job descriptions can be provided on request along with terms and conditions.  The closing date for applications is Tuesday 1 December 2020 and interviews will take place on Thursday 17 December 2020. Application deadline: 01/12/2020 Expected start date: 04/01/2021 Job Types: Full-time, Permanent Salary: From £8.72 per hour

Applications are invited by CV with a covering letter. If you are interested in applying for this post please contact Gill Moxhay - 01803316333 or


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