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Job reference: 096869
Salary: Band 3 (£21,709 - £23,603)
Job closing date: 15/04/2022
Job Type: Administrative Services
Location: Wester Hailes Healthy Living Centre
Employment type: Permanent
Hours Per Week: 37.5
Job posted date: 01/04/2022
Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Lothian
Department: Primary Care EHCP NHS Lothian

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NHS Lothian is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce, and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Lothian welcomes applications from all sections of society.

***PLEASE NOTE: We cannot accept late applications so please ensure your application is submitted early***

**Please note: we anticipate a high level of interest in this position and may close the vacancy early once a sufficient amount of applications are received. Therefore, please make sure you complete and submit your application at an early stage**   

Job Purpose: To provide leadership and supervision of a front of house team of five who are responsible for supporting the practice team in providing primary healthcare services to people in Lothian. To take overall responsibility for the smooth running of the reception area. To deputise for the Assistant Practice Manager. The post holder supports Wester Hailes Medical Practice in the planning and development of primary healthcare services to people in Lothian.  This is done by providing administrative, secretarial and reception support to practice staff in dealing with a wide range of NHS staff, patients and other health and social care professionals.

This post is for 37.5 hours over 5 days, Monday to Friday.

For further information on what is included in the role and what skills/experience are being looked for, click on the links at the bottom of the screen to the job description and person specification. If after reading this information you have any questions please contact

Tracey Herriot on 0131 453 9261 or by email

The use of the term “Senior” or “Junior” in this post refers only to the level of experience and responsibility required for this post rather than age.   As such, applications from people of all ages are welcomed, subject to meeting the relevant criteria.

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