Customer Service Assistant Apprentice PHARMACEE SERVICES LTD

We are looking for a Pharmacy Assistant with a keenness to learn. The role requires working in the dispensary and counter alongside the team and training will be provided in order to undertake these duties where required.

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Closing date: 12 Dec 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £115.50

    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

    Tuesday-Saturday, Shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 33.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    13 Dec 2017

  • Date posted

    25 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001311471

  • Positions

    1 available

We are looking for a Pharmacy Assistant with a keenness to learn.  The role requires working in the dispensary and counter alongside the team and training will be provided in order to undertake these duties where required. The candidate most suited to fill this position in a small, service-based pharmacy would be a well-rounded individual with enthusiasm to learn and develop. The right candidate should be flexible ( to cover absence and sickness) , self-motivated, dedicated and enthusiastic.

Essential criteria:

  • Willing to learn and take further training to provide various extra pharmacy services
  • Able to deal with confidential information and follow set processes
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong numeracy and literacy skills
  • Computer skills i.e Word,Excel,Email etc

. Responsibilities include:

  • Providing advice and promoting products on beauty, OTC medicines, Healthcare and supplements
  • Stock management and checking deliveries
  • Merchandising, dispensing products and keeping the pharmacy clean and tidy
  • Building relationships with local surgeries and assisting with prescription collection service
  • Updating knowledge by attending training sessions
  • All duties to run day to day pharmacy services smoothly
  • Admin work

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent time-keeping
  • Ability to prioritise to workload
  • Fluent in English. Applicants speaking another language will be considered and advantage

Personal qualities

  • Good communication skills
  • Enthusiastic
  • Passionate
  • Ambitious
  • Motivated

Qualifications required

GCSE's C or above preferable (or equivalent)

Future prospects

Possible Permanent Position

About the employer

Pharmacy services

Employer

PHARMACEE SERVICES LTD

Address

249

Ongar Road

Brentwood

CM15 9DZ

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Training provider

Customer Service Level 2/3 and functional skills in English, Maths and ICT if required

Apprenticeship framework

Customer Service

Training provider

CARE FIRST TRAINING LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Care First Training Limited

Contact

emily laurenza 01277725974 emily@carefirsttraining.co.uk


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Closing date: 12 Dec 2017