Intermediate Level Pharmacy Apprenticeship Level 2 Jasins Dispensing Chemists

The successful candidate will be working in the Pharmacy closer to their home and in online examinations once a month. 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


    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

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    12 Jul 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The successful candidate will be working in the Community Pharmacy closer to their home.

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

Desired but not necessary, 3 GCSEs A-D (Maths , English and preferable Science) or equivalent. If required, we offer Functional Skills in Maths & English.

Future prospects

Pharmacy Dispensers can work in several sectors: Hospital, Community pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Industries. You can continue working as a Level 2 Pharmacy Dispenser, or move on to do your Level 3 Pharmacy Technician qualification.

About the employer

We are a Leading Pharmacy for patient care.


Jasins Dispensing Chemists



St. Johns Road



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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)

You will also achieve:

  • Level 1 Functional Skills (where applicable)
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)

Apprenticeship framework

Health - Pharmacy Services

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Hackney Community College


Naeem Khan 0203 411 6729

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017