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RECRUITMENT

Seeking a bright spark! We are looking to complete our friendly and supportive admin team with an enthusiastic, confident team player. There is no denying it – it’s a busy and demanding environment, and you will enjoy using your excellent communication and customer service skills to help patients access our services and contribute to the all-round care we provide. You will have the ability to multi-task, use your initiative, keep a cool head and thrive on activity.  

If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you. Must be able to work till 6.30pm and able to cover occasional holidays/sick leave.

Essential skills required are:

 Excellent customer service skills

 Good team working and communication skills, Good organisational ability and attention to detail, High level of professionalism and ability to communicate effectively and confidently with patients and colleagues by phone and face-to-face, Experience of working in a GP practice is not essential - but compassion, a sense of humour, attention to detail and professionalism is.

 Application Form & Job details

NHS Choices Conditions and Treatments

See the NHS Choices Conditions and Treatments browser for an in-depth description of many common health issues.


Childrens Health

There is a good guide on the NHS website which describes various conditions affecting children.  There is advice on how to diagnose them, how to treat them and if further advice should be consulted.

NHS childhood illness slideshow


When Should I Worry?

Having an ill child can be a very scary experience for parents. If you understand more about the illness it can help you to feel more in control. This booklet is for parents (and older children) and deals with common infections in children who are normally healthy.

Download the booklet


Fevers

Most symptoms of a fever in young children can be managed at home with infant paracetamol. If the fever is very high, they may have an infection that needs treating with antibiotics.  

 


Head Lice

Head lice are insects that live on the scalp and neck. They may make your head feel itchy. Although head lice may be embarrassing and sometimes uncomfortable, they don't usually cause illness. However, they won't clear up on their own and you need to treat them promptly


Nosebleeds

Nosebleeds (also known as epistaxis) are fairly common, especially in children, and can generally be easily treated.


These links all come from trusted resources but if you are unsure about these or any other medical matters please contact your doctor or pharmacist for advice

 
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