Receptionist (Part-time) Job in Watford at Primary Care Careers –

About the Role

Suthergrey House Medical Centre are looking for a part-time Receptionist/Administrator to join our busy team based close to the city centre of Watford.

There is more to our receptionist roles than answering the phone and making appointments. In this essential front-line role at the practice, receptionists help patients to access the right services, assist with keeping health records accurate and up-to-date, and ensure that appointment bookings are well-managed.

The main responsibilities of the role include:
Greeting and directing all patients;

Making appointments and giving out appointment cards, where required;

Accepting, issuing and handing out prescriptions, letters, completed forms, specimen bottles, etc.;

Dealing with requests for information, and managing problems and complaints;

Advising patients of practice procedures;

Registering new patients;

Answering the telephone, promptly.

About the Candidate

We are looking for a receptionist to join our busy practice team and help make a positive impact on our local community.

We would welcome applications from organised, adaptable, and friendly individuals, who are keen to help us provide high levels of customer service and have the following attributes:

Previous experience working in the NHS is desirable although not essential, as full training in reception and administrative duties will be provided

Excellent communication skills, with a clear and polite telephone manner

Able to work in a polite, confidential and discreet manner, respecting patients at all times

Experience of working with the general public, being sensitive and empathic in distressing situations

Confident to work as part of a team and be able to think on your feet, independently

Strong IT and administration skills.

Some flexibility is required, as you will sometimes need to work additional or alternative hours to cover for colleagues.

About Us

We are a friendly, established practice located in Central Watford close to Watford Junction station.

On-site parking

Sick Pay

Monday to Friday

If you have any questions or would like an informal visit, please call 01923 204242 and ask to speak to Jackie Morgan, Practice Manager.

Please note that this vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient suitable applications are received.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

Please note this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

About the Company

Company: Primary Care Careers –

Company Location:  Watford

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