General Practice Assistant Trainee
The closing date is: 13 August 2023
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Responsible for: No line management responsibilities
Accountable to: Dedicated, named GP mentor who can guarantee regular tutorials.
Salary: £21,000 to £24,500, dependent on experience
The role of the General Practice Assistant Trainee (GPAT) is to support the GP Surgery with routine administration tasks working as a personal assistant to the GPs and basic healthcare assistant clinical duties.
The GPAT will be required to complete a six to nine month practice course, delivered in practice by a named GP mentor.
The framework covers five domains (two clinical and three non-clinical).
- Care Certificate (clinical)
- Communications (non-clinical)
- Administration (non-clinical)
- Managing Health Records (non-clinical)
Trainees will be expected to dedicate one day a week for study. A half day working with their GP mentor and the rest studying competencies on the online training portal.
Upon completion of all five domains, the GPA will be awarded with a certificate ‘GP Assistant Skills Certificate’ which is equivalent to 10 credits at a Level 4.
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