Receptionist/Administrator – FULL TIME, Walkden Medical Centre, Salford

Are you looking for a new challenge and would you like to work in a well-established and supportive practice team ?

We are a 6 GP partner practice providing a high level of care to 8500 patients.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, experienced and reliable team member to join our friendly and helpful reception team.

The ideal candidate should have excellent customer service skills and deal with patients in a polite, professional and caring manner. You must have the ability to work as part of a team in a fast-paced environment, remain calm under pressure and be able to multi-task and show initiative.

Excellent IT (preferably in EMIS Web) and communication skills are required.

Previous NHS GP receptionist experience preferred.

Hours would be full time (include 1 half day); however, it is essential that applicants are flexible where necessary between 7.00am & 6.30pm to cover holiday/absence.

Duties include running a busy reception desk, call handling – booking appointments and dealing with queries from patients and other healthcare providers, processing prescriptions, providing support to clinical team, data entry and other general administrative duties.

Job Summary:

• Receive, assist, and direct patients in accessing the appropriate service or healthcare
professional in a courteous, efficient, and effective way.
• Provide general assistance to the Practice team and project a positive and friendly image to
patients and other visitors, either in person or via the telephone.
• Be able to adapt to the challenges and changes facing General Practice.

For more information about this job vacancy please contact Sharon McAllan, Practice Manager, Walkden Medical Centre,, 0161 702 5310.

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Walkden Medical Centre, 2 Hodge Road, Walkden, Salford, M28 3AT (view map). For more information about the practice please visit

Closing date: 07/10/2022Job type: PermanentStaff group: Administrative and ClericalJob location: SalfordEmployer: Walkden Medical CentreOther pay band: Other