Pharmacy Dispensing Apprentice Droylsden Pharmacy

Droylsden Pharmacy is offering a fantastic opportunity to start your career in the Health Service.

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Exact hours to be discussed at interview

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    24 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Droylsden Pharmacy is offering a fantastic opportunity to start your career in the Health Service.

This is a busy pharmacy so you stand to gain a great deal of experience, knowledge and skills in addition to a qualification recognised throughout the Health Service.

Duties may include and may not be limited to:

  • Ordering and issuing stock in the pharmacy
  • Receiving, storing, maintaining stock in the pharmacy
  • Preparation, assembly of medicinal products
  • Selling over the counter medicines in the pharmacy
  • Processing a prescription
  • Assembling prescriptions safely
  • Assisting with the provision of pharmacy services
  • Assisting with the sale of medicines and products
  • Receiving prescriptions from individuals
  • Ordering, receiving, maintaining of pharmaceutical stock
  • Assembling, assisting with the of prescribed items
  • Preparing blister packs
  • Deal with telephone and face to face enquiries

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good with people
  • Clear communicator
  • Good use of English both written and spoken
  • Good at prioritising

Personal qualities

  • Accurate
  • Attention to detail
  • Keen and willing to learn
  • Punctual

Qualifications required

  • Minimum GCSE A-C English, A-D Maths or the equivalent

Future prospects

Full time position considered for the right candidate following the apprenticeship process and based on company finances at the time.

About the employer

Welcome to Droylsden Pharmacy, your local late night chemist. We are open seven days a week from 6AM-10PM Monday to Saturday and 10AM-2PM on Sunday. We provide FREE PRESCRIPTION COLLECTION AND DELIVERY SERVICE making it sure that you never run out of your medicines. Moreover in certain cases we can also collect prescriptions from your home and deliver later or next day where possible. We also offer wide range of healthcare services along with over 8000 health and beauty products available for purchase online at better prices than supermarkets.


Droylsden Pharmacy


91 Market Street



M43 6DD

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Training provider

  • Edexcel Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Pharmacy Services
  • Edexcel BTEC Level 2 Cert in Pharmaceutical Science
  • Functional skills in Maths and English

Apprenticeship framework

Health - Pharmacy Services

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Total People Ltd

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017