The surgery provides a wide range of healthcare services to a local population of just over 10,000 patients. We are located in Morpeth, Northumberland in a purpose built premises.

Desired skills

Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
Good telephone and face-to-face manner.
Good IT skills – a significant amount of the work is computer based
An understanding, acceptance and adherence to the need for strict confidentiality
Able to work under pressure
Pleasant and articulate

Personal qualities

A positive, can-do attitude
Ability to work effectively with colleagues
Can adapt to change
Can accept constructive performance feedback
Can work under pressure and meet deadlines
Ability to demonstrate empathy

Desired qualifications

GCSE grade9- 4 (A* –C) in English and Maths or equivalent

Future prospects

Full time employment

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