Receptionist - Ashford

Ref: 518 Date Posted: Monday 25 Jul 2022
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Venrec are pleased to be recruiting on behalf of our client based in Headcorn, Ashford for a Part-Time Receptionist to join their friendly GP Practice 

This role will require work on alternate Saturdays 

The role entails:

  • Opening the premises, including: turning on the phones and computers, making sure that the practice is well presented and ready for the day
  • Locking up the premises, including: checking that all windows are closed, the security alarm is set and that hand over notes are left
  • Taking inbound calls
  • Speaking with patients in order to book appointments and to deal with any queries, ensuring that detailed and accurate notes are produced
  • Advising patients of the relevant charges for private services
  • Taking payments 
  • Issuing repeat prescription requests
  • Any ad-hoc administrative duties 

The successful candidate will have the following skills and experience:

  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • The ability to make accurate and detailed notes 
  • Excellent time management skills 
  • The ability to work both as part of a team and independently 
  • The ability to work under pressure in a varied and busy role 


  • £9.87 per hour Monday to Friday 
  • £14.25 per hour on Saturdays 


  • The core hours are 08:00 - 18:30 
  • Our client is flexible with and have the following options:
    • Mornings: 08:00 - 14:00 
    • Afternoons: 13:00 - 18:30
    • Full Days: 08:00 - 18:30 with an hours break