Apprentice Pharmacy Assistant Rosebery Healthcare Llp

Rosebery Pharmacy are looking for a friendly and approachable Medicines Counter Assistant, who is keen to help our patients and the pharmacy team. If you have a keen interest in starting your customer services career then this position is perfect for you.

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Closing date: 01 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 9:00 - 5:00

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    09 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    02 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Key responsibilities will be as follows:

  • Serve customers on the counter and recommend medicines where appropriate
  • Order repeat prescriptions from patients requests
  • Take prescriptions in / hand prescriptions out
  • Check stock received from wholesalers against invoices
  • Pricing stock and putting on shelves
  • Handling cash
  • Replenishing sundries
  • Answering telephone calls and dealing with enquires
  • Filing repeat slips
  • Able to work alone
  • Working with the team
  • Be able to complete tasks under pressure
  • Able to multi-task
  • General cleaning and maintaining shop hygiene

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Motivated
  • Caring nature
  • Hard-working
  • Confident
  • Enthusiastic, able to speak to customers / patients

Personal qualities

  • Honest
  • Trustworthy
  • Punctual

Qualifications required

  • Maths and English GCSE A-D (or equivalent)

Future prospects

A promising career within the pharmaceutical industry for the successful candidate upon completion of apprenticeship

About the employer

Busy brand new retail pharmacy inside a newly developed medical centre. We are open 100 hours a week. A range of services from medicine use reviews to stop smoking services are provided here. The staff are friendly, approachable and a Pharmacist is always available to give care and advice.


Rosebery Healthcare Llp


The Rosebery Medical Centre

Rosebery Street


LE11 5DX

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Training provider

  • Customer Service Level 2 NVQ 
  • NPA Medicines Counter Assistant Course

Apprenticeship framework

Customer Service

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by BABINGTON BUSINESS COLLEGE LIMITED


Adam Kemp 01332 345450

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Closing date: 01 Oct 2017