The Saxon Spires Practice (Brixworth Surgery)

The Saxon Spires Practice (Brixworth Surgery)

Saxon Spires Practice has purpose built surgeries in Guilsborough and Brixworth, Northamptonshire. We have over 16 thousand patients and are growing due to our good reputation and increasing local population. We are a rural dispensing and training practice with a friendly and supportive team.

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Receptionist administrator - 23.5 hours per week

We are seeking a friendly, well-organised individual with strong interpersonal skills and a flair for administration to work in our reception and administration team.

Saxon Spires cares for 16,400 patients across two sites. We aim to provide high quality, compassionate and accessible patient care in our community.

This is a part time role, to be structured as follows:

Wednesday – 1:00-6:30 pm- working on our front desk in the waiting room, greeting patients and checking them in for appointments, answering the telephone, booking and cancelling appointments, assisting patients with queries, and supporting the clinical and management teams

Thursday – 08:00 am- 1:00 pm- working on our front desk in the waiting room, greeting patients and checking them in for appointments, answering the telephone, booking and cancelling appointments, assisting patients with queries, and supporting the clinical and management teams

One full day working 08:00 am -4:30 pm – supporting our scanning and coding team with scanning hard copy clinical correspondence into patient medical records, downloading electronic clinical correspondence into patient medical records, coding appropriately and forwarding to clinicians according to the practice’s protocol

One half day working 08:00-13:00 – summarising medical records according to practice protocols

We appreciate people have other commitments in their lives and we can be flexible about working hours for the non-patient facing elements of the role (coding and summarising), although the front desk shifts are fixed.

Experience would be preferred, but full training will be provided. We are looking for someone who thrives working in a busy environment dealing with members of the public, and who enjoys being part of a small team. This is an opportunity to make a real difference to patients by helping them access the care they need, and ensuring their records are updated accurately and promptly. We offer 5 weeks holiday plus bank holidays and access to the NHS Pension Scheme.

The successful candidate will report into the Operations Manager. The successful candidate will be expected to work at both practice sites as directed, but principally at our Guilsborough site:

Guilsborough Surgery
West Haddon Road
Guilsborough
Northampton
NN6 8QE

The practice uses the EMIS Web clinical system. You will be expected to be flexible to provide holiday cover for colleagues. The practice opens late evenings and weekends for extended access; extended access shifts are allocated on a rota and paid at time and a half.

Personal attributes required:

Caring, friendly approach to dealing with people
Respect for patient confidentiality at all times
Attention to detail
Ability to work with accuracy
Ability to focus
Ability to manage own time effectively
Systematic approach
Ability to work to deadlines and under pressure without being distracted

You will be expected to work to agreed protocols.

Salary

Starting salary £8.36 going to up £8.77 on the successful completion of a 3 month probationary period.

Please email claire.deare@nhs.net for an application pack (job description, person specification and description of practice)

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