Apprentice Stock Co-ordinator Positive Solutions Ltd

To work as part of a small team in our stores area. The day-to-day operations consist of goods receipt and dispatch. Manual handling of product is required, picking and packing, no products are over 20 kilo with the majority being less than 10 kilo. Fork lift trucks are not required in this job role.

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Closing date: 27 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    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

    Mon-Fri, 8.30-5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 38.75

  • Apprenticeship duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    30 Jun 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

To work as part of a small team in our stores area. The day to day operations consist of goods receipt and dispatch. Manual handling of product is required, picking and packing.

All deliveries are from suppliers and our own in-house field engineers arriving at various times during the day. All products are booked in on our in-house stock management system; part of this role is to carry out regular stock takes to maintain minimum and maximum levels of stock.

Fast moving high value items are counted weekly and the complete stores area is counted monthly.

All dispatches are logged and traced via a TNT system or a ByBox system; both these couriers collect our parcels once a day.

Our stores area is also responsible for supplying our configuration workshop with new products during the course of the day as new customer orders are built.

All employees have to adhere to the companies operating procedures and work instructions in compliance with ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 27001:2013 standards

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Able to work as part of a small team and follow instructions.
  • Good communicator with a good attention to detail.

Personal qualities

  • An individual who is committed and passionate about entering into the work environment.
  • Someone who wants to build a career not just do a job.
  • Enthusiastic work ethic (someone who has held a part-time job whilst in education, voluntary or paid) .
  • Good communicator.
  • Punctuality.
  • Someone who can listen and follow instructions.

Qualifications required

  • GCSE grades A*-C including English & Maths (or equivalent)

Future prospects

Progress to level 3.

Things to consider

In order to progress your application, it is essential that you email Runshaw College your current CV. Please forward as a word document to with details. WE CANNOT PROGRESS YOUR APPLICATION UNTIL WE RECEIVE YOUR UP-TO-DATE CV ALONG WITH VACANCY DETAILS. Please note: this vacancy may close before the closing date if the employer deems sufficient application forms have been received

About the employer

As part of the Mawdsley Group, Positive Solutions is a leading provider of pharmacy software and services, delivering reliable and effective IT solutions for pharmacies throughout the UK. We provide a range of pharmacy management systems including: Dispensing (PMR) and EPoS software Head office and warehousing solutions Ordering and stock control products Pharmacy automation Shop re-fits Project management Onsite training and support. We maintain in-house software development, product development, field engineering services, product configuration and service desk support. Our Head Office is in Chorley, Lancashire, employing 84 members of staff, 50 of which are office based in Chorley.


Positive Solutions Ltd


Chorley Business & Technology Centr



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Training provider

Level 2 Apprenticeship Framework to include NVQ Technical Certificate, Employer Rights and Responsibilities and Personal Learning and Thinking Skills.

Apprenticeship framework

Warehousing and Storage

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Runshaw College


Wendy Love 01772 643008

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Closing date: 27 Oct 2017