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Medical Receptionist / Administration Clerk

Job Description (Adobe PDF)

Date advertised on website: 30/01/2020

We currently have a vacancy for the role of Medical Receptionist/ Administration Clerk. This is a permanent and pensionable position.  Hours are 37.5 per week over 5 days. Hours will be worked during normal opening hours which are 8.00am to 6.30pm Monday to Friday; occasional early & late extended hours (7.45am start or 8pm finish) on a rota basis to cover sickness/absence.

Applicants require experience in a similar environment, must have excellent customer care and communication skills, be computer literate and a good team player.  Please ask at reception desk for a job description.  


To apply, please contact the Deputy Practice Manager, Lyn Watts by email at with CV and covering letter.

Closing date for applications is Thursday 13th February 2020

Interviews week commencing 17th February 2020

Pharmacy Technician

Salary: Band 5 – depending on experience

Job Description (Adobe PDF)

Date advertised on website: 18/12/2019

A new vacancy has arisen for a Pharmacy Technician within Bideford Medical Centre.  The practice is looking for an enthusiastic, experienced Pharmacy Technician to join our well established and innovative prescribing team, in caring for our list of 15,000 patients in the Bideford area.

The successful applicant will be providing clinical and technical services to support the GPs, Clinical Pharmacists, Practice nurses and administrative staff members ensuring the delivery of safe, effective and efficient systems for repeat prescribing and optimisation of medicines management, reducing waste and maximising outcomes for patients.  The role will also include training and development of practice based prescribing receptionists and general receptionists to support improved co-ordination and effective pharmacy administration within general practice, especially with relation to repeat prescribing systems and processes. There is no dispensing requirement. 

You will need to have excellent communication skills and good IT abilities, to be able to plan, prioritise and organise your workload and have the ability to work under pressure in a busy medical centre.

As a long-established training practice for doctors and other clinical team members (including pharmacists), we are proud of the supportive environment within the practice, with a supervising clinical member of staff being available at all times.

We welcome applicants that are currently working in primary care as well as applicants that have come from hospital or community background, open to job sharing arrangements and flexible working.

For further information please contact either our practice manager Caroline Sanford Tel: 01237 426336 or email:


or our practice clinical pharmacists

Sarah McMenamin Tel 01237 426365 or email:

Hayley Gould Tel 01237 426364 or email: