Medical Assistant (Admin)

Thurleigh Road Practice


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Job summary

Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding job? Are you self-motivated and enjoy multi-tasking? Thurleigh Road Practice is looking for an enthusiastic Medical Assistant (Admin) to join our growing team and become a key contact within our Practice in supporting both our patients and the clinical team.

Main duties of the job

No two days will be the same! You will be dealing with clinical correspondence, patient emails, medicines management and other patient liaison tasks. We are looking for a proactive individual who can work both independently and within a team. With a can-do attitude, the successful candidate will also possess excellent communication skills, be flexible and able to prioritise workload. Strong admin and IT skills are essential, preferably within a healthcare setting.

Working hours - 37.5 hours per week over 5 days.

About us

Thurleigh Road Practice is a busy 7 Partner Practice with 14,500 patients based near Wandsworth Common. We are a friendly, forward thinking team that work well together in a supportive enrivonment. As a GP Training Practice, we actively support the training and development of all our staff.

This role will involve working closely with both our multi-disciplinary clinical team (GPs, Advanced Nurse Practitioners, Practice Nurses, HCAs, Clinical Pharmacist & Social Prescriber), our admin and reception teams as well as outside organisationssuch as secondary and community care as well as voluntary organisations.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be part of a team of Medical Assistants (Admin) undertaking a range of responsibilities including managing clinical correspondence, medicine management, email management as well as registrations and deductions of patients. Please see attached job description.

Person Specification



  • GCSE Grade A to C in English and Maths
  • Experience of working in a health care setting
  • Good organisational skills with ability to multi-task and prioritise workload
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in an admin role
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Good IT skills
  • Self motivated and proactive


  • NVQ Level 2 in Business Administration/Customer Care
  • Working knowledge of EMIS Web
  • Experience of working in a GP Practice



  • 2 years experience in an admin role
  • Experience of dealing with the public


  • Experience of working within a GP Practice

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

Thurleigh Road Practice


88A Thurleigh Road



SW12 8TT

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For questions about the job, contact:

Ana De Freitas


Date posted

29 September 2021

Pay scheme



£23,464 a year



Working pattern


Reference number


Job locations

88A Thurleigh Road



SW12 8TT

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