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Coppull Medical Practice is looking to recruit a permanent medical receptionist to work 26.75 hours per week.

 Will be required to work Monday to Friday between the hours of 8am & 6.30pm.

 Shifts will be 8am – 1.30pm or 1pm to 6.30pm on a rota basis on Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri. Every other week on Thursday will be 8am – 6.30pm with the alternate Thursday being a day off.  Fixed shifts cannot be offered.

 Occasional additional hours may be required to cover leave. Some late finishes may be possible due to the nature of the role.

 Annual salary: £12,393

 Responsibilities and Duties

Duties will include being the first point of contact for patients, carers and other healthcare providers both on the telephone and the front reception desk. Using the computerised care record and appointment system to navigate patients to the most appropriate clinician. Dealing with queries from patients is a significant element of this role which includes liaising with clinicians and other healthcare providers.

Qualifications and skills

The successful candidate will be a confident communicator with excellent customer service skills with previous experience in a public facing role. They will need to be a team player, ensuring that they are flexible and committed to the smooth running of the reception team. Confidence with computer skills is essential, although training will be provided on the practice clinical system. At times this will be a challenging role and it is important to have the ability to remain calm under pressure. The successful candidate can expect to work in a very busy, diverse role that requires the ability to multitask and work well with change and new challenges.

Immediate start available.

To apply please complete the application form and email to or post to Coppull Medical Practice, 5 Acreswood Close, Coppull, Chorley PR7 5EN

We reserve the right to close applications early if a suitable candidate is found.

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