Pharmacy counter assistant – Level 2 Langho Pharmacy Ltd

Pharmacy assistant working in a busy local pharmacy, responsible for providing exceptional customer focused service, counter assistance, appropriate health counselling, labelling, dispensing, medications, receiving and maintaining stock etc.

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Closing date: 01 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Wage

    To be agreed upon appointment

  • Working week

    Full time position Monday to Friday Minimum 30 hours per week – additional hours may be required ar busy periods Hours to be discussed at interview

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    29 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001303029

  • Positions

    1 available

Pharmacy assistant working in a busy local pharmacy, responsible for providing exceptional customer focused service, counter assistance, appropriate health counselling, labelling, dispensing, medications, receiving and maintaining stock etc.

 

Dispensing and Pharmacy Assistants undertake a range of roles within the pharmacy sector, which include the following:
• Sale of over the counter medicines and the provision of information to customers on symptoms and products
• Prescription receipt and collection
• The assembly of prescribed items (including the generation of labels)
• Ordering, receiving and storing pharmaceutical stock
• The supply of pharmaceutical stock
• Preparation for the manufacture of pharmaceutical products (including aseptic products)
• Manufacture and assembly of medicinal products (including aseptic products

 

The ideal applicant must essentially display an outgoing personality and excellent communication skills.  Additionally you will need to show patience, empathy, be approachable, friendly, discreet and tactful.   confidentially is essential and a methodical and organised, calm approach and a high level of concentration and attention to detail Is required.

 

This vacancy requires someone who is reliable and committed and would be particularly suitable for someone who lives in the BB5 area of Accrington.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

The ideal applicant must essentially display an outgoing personality and excellent communication skills.  Additionally you will need to show patience, empathy, be approachable, friendly, discreet and tactful.   confidentially is essential and a methodical and organised, calm approach and a high level of concentration and attention to detail Is required.

Personal qualities

The ideal candidate will need to show patience, empathy, be approachable, friendly, discreet and tactful.   Confidentially is essential and a methodical and organised, calm approach and a high level of concentration and attention to detail Is required.

Qualifications required

none

Future prospects

Potential of progression to Level 3 Pharmacy Technician for the right person

Things to consider

This is a customer facing role and may involve working with people who are distressed and sometimes difficult. This work may require the need to work under pressure.

About the employer

Pharmacy assistant working in a busy local pharmacy, responsible for providing exceptional customer focused service, counter assistance, appropriate health counselling, labelling, dispensing, medications, receiving and maintaining stock etc.

Employer

Langho Pharmacy Ltd

Address

East View Terrace

Blackburn

BB6 8BX

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Training provider

This programme is delivered by the college specialist pharmacy team via day release from the work place.

 

  Level 2 Cerificate in Pharmacy Services

Units covered:-

 

Assisting with the provision of pharmacy customer service

Ensuring your own provision of pharmacy customer service

Supporting the work of your team

Selling over the counter medicines

Providing information to customers on symptoms and products  Preparing pharmacy products Supporting the use of specialist IT in the pharmacy

http://www.preston.ac.uk/course/apprenticeship-in-pharmacy-services/#sthash.EdbMiWf4.dpuf

Apprenticeship framework

Health - Pharmacy Services

Training provider

PRESTON COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Preston's College


This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 01 Oct 2017