Somerville Medical Centre


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Job summary

We are looking for 2 Medical Receptionists to join our friendly, hardworking team Both positions are a part time role of 20 hours per week, worked over 5 days between the hours of 7.45am and 6.30pm, on a set rota. Successful applicants are expected to be flexible to provide cover for annual leave.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for somebody who has a polite telephone manner, good IT skills and experience in a busy customer care environment. The ideal candidates will have reception and/or administrational experience as well as excellent customer service and communication skills and be able to work as part of a team. Previous experience of working in a GP Practice with EMIS is desirable but not essential as training will be given.

About us

We are a friendly, organised, well established 3 Partner Practice, with 4 Salaried GPs, 5 Practice Nurses and 2 Health Care Assistants. We are located in a modern purpose-built premises, serving the Wallasey area. We are always striving to improve the care that we offer and build a strong highly skilled team to deliver this care. We are also part of the 6 practices that make up the Wallasey Wellbeing Primary Care Network which has an excellent tract record for collaboration, care and support. Benefits: NHS Pension Scheme, Blue Light Card discount service

Job description

Job responsibilities

Receive, assist and direct patients in accessing the appropriate service or healthcare professional in a courteous, efficient and effective way. Provide general reception and administrative duties as part of a team. Assisting other members of the Practice team as required. Provide a helpful and friendly service to patients. To answer telephones promptly ensuring that all in-coming lines are covered at all times. Processing prescription requests. Dealing with queries.

Person Specification



  • A good standard of general education


  • GCSE Grade A - C in English and Maths



  • IT Skills
  • Good Telephone Manner


  • Experience of working in a GP Practice
  • Use of Outlook, EMIS and Docman

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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 (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Employer details

Employer name

Somerville Medical Centre


69 Gorsey Lane



CH44 4AA

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For help with your application, contact:

Mrs Anita Swift

Date posted

11 November 2021

Pay scheme






Working pattern

Part-time, Flexible working

Reference number


Job locations

69 Gorsey Lane



CH44 4AA

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Opening times:

Monday to Friday: 8am to 6pm

Saturday: 9am to 3pm

Closed Bank Holidays including Easter Sunday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day.