Intermediate Level Pharmacy Apprenticeship Level 2 Minal Pharmacy

The successful candidate will be working in the Pharmacy closer to their home and will attend college one day a month for one year only. Duties include: • Taking in and handing out prescriptions • Receiving and ordering stock • Selling over-the-counter medicines • Dispensing & advising patients about medication, if required.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £131.25

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    37.5 hours per week, with the exception of one at college a month, which will be a day release from work to study at the college.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    10 May 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001225745

  • Positions

    1 available

The successful candidate will be working in the Community Pharmacy closer to their home and will be attending college one day a month. College will be attended for one year only.

The Pharmacy Apprentice will be performing the following duties:           

  • Taking in and handing out prescriptions 
  • Receiving and ordering stock
  • Selling over-the-counter medicines 
  • Dispensing if required

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good customer service skills
  • General interest in medicine
  • Ability to work as part of a team in a busy environment

Personal qualities

  • Ability to use own initiative 
  • Working within the team
  • Presentable and friendly

Qualifications required

  • 3 GCSEs A-D (Maths , English and preferable Science) or equivalent. If required, we offer Functional Skills in Maths & English.

Future prospects

You can continue to work as a Level 2 Pharmacy Dispenser, or move on to do your Level 3 Pharmacy Technician qualification.

Things to consider

From 1st October 2016 The National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.40 per hour. From April 2017 this rises to £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training. Please apply only if you're within a realistic travelling distance from the Pharmacy via public transport.

About the employer

Minal Pharmacy offers excellent service and advice. We believe in providing a first class healthcare service. We endeavour to help you as much as possible and provide you with the highest level of service.

Employer

Minal Pharmacy

Address

9-11 High Street

Whitton

Twickenham

TW2 7LA

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Training provider

Intermediate Apprenticeship framework consists of main two qualifications: • Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Pharmacy Services Skills (QCF) • Level 2 Certificate in Pharmaceutical Science (QCF)

Apprenticeship framework

Health - Pharmacy Services

Training provider

HACKNEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Hackney Community College

Contact

Shafqat Hussain 0203 441 6729 info@inspiremiddlesexcollege.org


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Closing date: 31 Aug 2017