Apprentice Pharmacy Assistant FULFORD PHARMACY LIMITED

Would you like to join a pharmacy practice whose sole aim is to provide a caring and patient focused service to the local community? Then apply to join Fulford Pharmacy who have a pharmacy services apprenticeship vacancy waiting to be filled!

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Closing date: 06 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week


    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    14 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    23 Jun 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The duties and responsibilities involved in this role include:

Receipt of prescriptions
Assembly and dispensing of medicines
Handing out dispensed medicines
Ordering stock and putting to shelf
Responding to telephone and face to face enquiries as appropriate
Date checking and cleaning
Cash handling
Sales of over the counter medicines

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

We are looking for applications from individuals who have the following skills:

Good communication skills
Be discrete and respectful
Pay attention to detail
Basic IT skills
Able to work as a team member or unsupervised
Able to listen and empathise

Personal qualities

You will be enthusiastic, hard working, flexible and self motivated.
You will have a genuine interest in pharmacy services

Qualifications required

GCSE English & Maths Grade A*-C or equivalent qualification essential.

Future prospects

Possibility of securing a permanent job within the company on completion of the qualification.

Things to consider

You should make sure you are able to travel to the company before you apply for this vacancy. Make sure your travel costs are realistic for your apprentice salary. Please look at to plan your journey. To prepare yourself for interview please make sure you have researched this role before applying to familiarise yourself with typical duties and have a look at the company’s website. This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment.

About the employer

Fulford Pharmacy, formerly known as Hepworth's Pharmacy, is Fulford's only independent pharmacy which has been serving the community for over 30 years.





Main Street


YO10 4PN

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Training provider

Competency qualification: Apprentices will be required to produce work and build an e-portfolio of evidence through blended learning which will include practical and written knowledge assessments which are carried out in the workplace.


Knowledge qualification is delivered via e-learning.

Functional Skills at level 1 in Math's and English delivered via blended learning (e-learning and assessed activity / examination either in the classroom or workplace.
Employment Rights & Responsibilities are delivered via a workbook and completed in the workplace.
Personal Learning & Thinking Skills are embedded in the competency and knowledge qualifications.

Apprenticeship framework

Health - Pharmacy Services

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by City Training Services


Yusuf Mayat 01274 728316

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Closing date: 06 Oct 2017