Intermediate Level Pharmacy Apprenticeship Level 2 Guardian Pharmacy Ltd

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 and advising patients about medication, if required.

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Closing date: 29 Sep 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 day a month, day release, to attend college.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    10 Jul 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001272922

  • 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 English and Maths.

Future prospects

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

Things to consider

Please only apply if you are sure you can arrive at the Pharmacy on time throughout the apprenticeship, as a rule of thumb (within 40 minutes travelling distance from the Pharmacy via public transport).

About the employer

Our 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

Guardian Pharmacy Ltd

Address

85

Chrisp Street

London

E14 6GG

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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

Naeem Khan 0203 411 6729 info@inspiremiddlesexcollege.org


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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017