Here at The Isle of Wight College we work with a number of employers, in a vast array of industries. A fantastic opportunity has arisen to work for Cowes Medical Centre as an Administrative Clerical Apprentice.
If you are ready for a new challenge and want to work in a fast-paced environment, this could be the perfect role for you.
Cowes Medical Centre provide a wide range of services and are now looking to appoint an enthusiastic apprentice to join their Coding, Data and Scanning team, owing to previous apprentice success.
The main responsibility of the Coding, Data and Scanning Team is the administration of the clinical paperwork incoming and outgoing (patient discharge summaries, consultant clinic letters, patient letters etc).
This involves following a protocol so that the process is safe and effective.
To thrive in this role, the successful candidate will enjoy administration, data entry and have a good understanding of the implications of what they are coding, filing or processing. You will develop a broad understanding of General Practice and knowledge of medical terminology/clinical coding process.
There is the potential to develop further to more specialists coding, and extended admin support for clinicians and clinical practice.
Key Tasks and Responsibilities
• Excellent communication skills – written and verbally
• Competent in using IT to enable support when required to the IT team
• Effective time management – Planning & Organising
• Ability to work independently
• Problem solving
• Eager to learn new skills
• Strong organisation skills
• Forward thinker
• Ability to work under pressure
The current National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £4.30 per hour. This applies to 16-18-year-old apprentices and those aged over 19 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training. For more information visit: www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates
Once qualified and dependant on needs of the business at the time of apprenticeship completion, there may be the potential for a permanent position.
So, if this sounds like the next step you want to take with your career, then please apply with a cover letter and CV telling us why you feel you would be the ideal person to take on this brilliant opportunity!
*Please note applications without a CV or covering letter will not be considered.