Merchiston Surgery
Swindon
Tel: 01793 823307

Job Vacancies


Applicants should forward a CV with a covering letter initially to Hannah Stead, Practice Manager

Treatment Room Nurse

30 hours per week over 5 days

  • This friendly practice has approx 13,000 patients and purpose built premises.
  • We would like to welcome a Treatment Room nurse into our Nursing Team, where you will be completely supported with the opportunity to develop your skills.
  • You’ll need a natural aptitude for building relationships with both patients and colleagues.
  • You’ll be committed to ensuring our patients’ experience goes smoothly and delivering the surgery’s excellent levels of care.
  • Your duties will include all tasks normally undertaken by a registered nurse, including wound care, as well as providing nursing assistance to the doctors and other members of the primary healthcare team.
  • You’ll be able to work both independently and part of a team.
  • Salary – band 5 equivalent

For further information or an application form contact Hannah Stead, Practice Manager on 01793 836130 or e-mail hannahstead@nhs.net

Closing Date 14/02/14

Health Care Assistant

35.5 hours per week over 5 days

  • This friendly practice has approx 13,000 patients and purpose built premises.
  • We would like to welcome a HCA into our Nursing Team, where you will be completely supported with the opportunity to develop your skills.
  • You’ll need a natural aptitude for building relationships with both patients and colleagues.
  • You’ll be committed to ensuring our patients’ experience goes smoothly and delivering the surgery’s excellent levels of care.
  • Your duties will include all tasks normally undertaken by a HCA, with a primary focus on phlebotomy.
  • You’ll be able to work both independently and part of a team.
  • Salary £8-9 per hour

For further information or an application form contact Hannah Stead, Practice Manager on 01793 836130 or e-mail hannahstead@nhs.net

Closing Date 14/02/14

2 x Part Time Receptionists (Maternity Cover)

We would like to welcome two part-time receptionists, to our team at Merchiston Surgery to cover maternity leave. As the friendly first point of contact for our patients you’ll need a natural aptitude for building relationships, you’ll answer queries, make appointments and ensure our patient's experience goes smoothly. With administration and organisational skills that are tip-top, you will be an integral member of our happy team, continuing to deliver Reception’s well-organised service. If you’re a team player with the drive to develop, there is the potential, for a permanent role in the future, for the right candidate.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have great verbal and accurate written communication skills
  • Be presentable with a personable manner
  • Be able to pick up new PC systems quickly
  • Be able to prioritize, and think on your feet
  • Be hard working, determined and reliable.

Daily responsibilities will include:

  • Processing telephone calls and messages
  • Dealing with enquiries
  • Making new, urgent and follow up appointments with patients
  • Welcoming patients to the practice
  • Regular administration both paper and PC based
  • Keeping the reception area neat and tidy 

9 month maternity cover

£7.44 per hour

CV and covering letter by email to J83001.merchiston@nhs.net
or by post for the Attention of Practice Manager, Merchiston Surgery, Stratton St Margaret, Swindon SN3 4BF