Business Administration Apprenticeship Primary Care Pharmacy

Working along with our busy pharmacy team, Primary Care Pharmacy are looking for an apprentice to work along and help with the administrative duties within the company and to provide a high level, professional service to both customers and staff.

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Closing date: 24 Sep 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

    Monday - Friday

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    52 weeks

  • Possible start date

    25 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    06 Jul 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Your duties would be as follows;

  • Providing general office support
  • Interacting with colleagues and external contacts
  • Supporting the pharmacy team as the first port of call for all enquiries
  • Managing deadline and activities
  • Collecting and inputting company information
  • Typing meeting notes
  • Collecting, sorting and distributing post
  • Scheduling meetings, appointments and events
  • Maintaining and ordering office stationary and other supplies
  • Preparing meeting rooms by setting up chairs and getting refreshments
  • Being ready for any other administrative tasks that are required

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good attention to detail
  • Ability to work confidentially
  • Excellent timekeeping skills
  • Good organisation skills
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Desire to be successful
  • Eager to learn

Personal qualities

  • Punctual and professional
  • Smart appearance
  • Good communication skills
  • Desire to be an ambassador for apprenticeships and the company
  • Competent in using MS Office

Qualifications required

Minimum of 5 GCSEs or equivalent at Grade C including Maths and English.

Future prospects

Possible opportunity for further training and development.

Things to consider

This role is based in Tamworth All training is delivered on the business premises.

About the employer

A very busy chain of pharmacies in the Midlands area with specialist divisions and an internet service.


Primary Care Pharmacy



Hospital Street


B79 7EB

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Training provider

  • Level 2 Diploma in Business Administration
  • Functional Skills in English, Maths and ICT if applicable
  • Employer Rights & Responsibilities (ERR) Workbook
  • Personal Learning & Thinking Skills (PLTS) Workbook

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Walsall College - Wisemore Campus


Samantha Williams 01922 688898

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Closing date: 24 Sep 2017