General Practice Assistant | The Surgery, Silton


Full Time 37.5 hours over 5 days fixed term contract for 18 months
Salary Competitive. NHS Pension – This is a pay band 4

We have an exciting new role within our Gp practice for a general Practice Assistant.

About the Job

A GPA will support the GP’s smooth running of clinics by performing routine admin tasks and
taking on a clinical role. The aim is to Improve patient flow within surgery hours, increasing
the time efficiency of appointments, and reduction of waiting times. To help reduce time spent
by Clinicians on managing correspondence by freeing up consultation time.

  • Hca role to include Bloods urines ecg bp nhs checks basic dressings
  • Admin role
  • Support reception
  • Sorting out clinical post and prioritizing for the GP
  • Extracting information from clinical letters for coding and adding to notes
  • Liasing with outside agencies on behalf of the gparranging for admission, on call gp
  • Completing basic (non-opinion) forms and core elements of some forms for the GP to approve
  • This is a new role and the job description and responsibilities will evolve so this list is not exhaustive.

About us
We are a small, supportive, forward thinking GP practice with a happy, experienced workforce
providing care to approx. 2100 patients. There is a strong emphasis on high quality person-centred
patient care, education and personal development.
We are a rural dispensing practice situated at the intersection of Dorset, Wiltshire and Somerset. We
are a Wiltshire CCG practice. The practice has a stable clinical team of one GP partner, a locum GP
and two practice nurses. We are supported by an experienced admin team who cover reception,
admin, dispensing and HCA duties. We use Systom1 as a practice system.

Mondays         8.30- 4.00        7.5 hrs

Tuesdays        08.30 – 5.00    8 hrs

Wednesday     08.30 – 3.30  7 hrs

Thursday         08.30 – 4.30    7.5 hrs

Friday              08.30 – 4.30     7.5 hrs

Desirable experience

  • Experience of working in a primary care environment
  • Experience of working as an HCA or receptionist
  • Knowledge of computers

Application Process

If you have any questions regarding the post, please contact Dr Harding at or 01747 840226.

Please apply with a CV and covering letter to the surgery.

Please do not apply via NHS Jobs. We will not be conversing with recruitment agencies regarding this post.


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.


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