Pharmacy Services Apprentice PHARMACY2U LIMITED

This role will be dedicated to the Pharmacy2U.co.uk brand which is the UK's largest NHS contracted pharmacy. You will be responsible for day to day dispensing of Prescriptions.

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Closing date: 30 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £8,320.00

  • Working week

    Hours to be agreed

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    1 years

  • Possible start date

    31 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    20 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001311565

  • Positions

    1 available

Duties to include:

  • Ensure all prescriptions received are dispensed daily
  • Support the clinical team with day to day activities
  • Comply with P2U dispensary operations procedure and meet internal targets for dispensing quality and accuracy
  • Adhere to all legal, ethical, professional and company requirements
  • Working within  a high volume environment
  • Meeting set targets for individuals and team to meet business targets
  • Taking ownership of prescription labelling and accuracy
  • Working with key teams across the business ( customer service, purchasing, operations & pharmacists)
  • Ensuring that the work place remains fun, relaxed and friendly

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Numerate.
  • IT literate (used It systems and is quick to learn).
  • Ability to use Excel at intermediate level.
  • Demonstrate drive, initiative and proactivity in role.
  • Proven ability to work both as part of a bigger team and individually.
  • Ability to prioritise and organise tasks and workload.
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Display high level of accuracy.

Personal qualities

  • Be a good team player and proactively help fellow team members (and those in other teams) when they are busier.
  • Ambitious to learn and develop their career.
  • Tenacity and will to win.
  • Demonstrate professional conduct and respect for others at all times, both Pharmacy2U colleagues and our suppliers and partners.
  • Demonstrate a patient first approach at all times and strives to exceed patient expectations.

Qualifications required

  • GCSE (or equivalent) Maths and English Grade C or above.
  • Ability to use Excel at an intermediate level.

Future prospects

Potential progression on to L3 pharmacy technician qualification for the right person.

Things to consider

Learning will be delivered online in a live virtual classroom environment, so candidates need to be competent in and have access to a computer. 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).

About the employer

ChemistDirect.co.uk and Pharmacy2U.co.uk merged in July 2016 and became the UK's undisputed pure play online pharmacy. As the UK’s first online and mail order pharmacy, we deliver healthcare products and services directly to patients. Increasing demand for our services around the UK is resulting in an ever-increasing number of customers. Changes in the health agenda mean it is destined to play an even greater role in the delivery of healthcare services. This follows the opening of a brand new £3.5m dispensing hub in Leeds – the first of its kind in the UK. This role will be dedicated to the Pharmacy2U.co.uk brand which is the UK's largest NHS contracted pharmacy. We are seeking enthusiastic, motivated and hardworking individuals to join our team and have fun along the way!

Employer

PHARMACY2U LIMITED

Address

Unit 4B

Leeds

LS14 2LA

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Training provider

  • NVQ L2 Pharmacy Services
  • BTEC L2 Pharmaceutical Science
  • Functional Skills in English & Maths
  • Employment Rights & Responsibilities

Apprenticeship framework

Health Pharmacy Services

Training provider

IFSkills4Health

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by I & F Ltd

Contact

Cordelia Singh 0161 794 0528 cordelia@skills4pharmacy.org.uk


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Closing date: 30 Oct 2017