Pharmacy Technician Apprentice Deliver My Meds

This internet pharmacy prides itself on a friendly and professional service, delivered by people who live in the community and really understand the needs of its customers. The staff provide an excellent customer service experience for customers with medicines delivered direct to the customers door.

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Closing date: 29 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

    35 hours to be worked between the hours of 9am till 5pm Monday to Friday

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    06 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    6 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Day to day duties will include:


  • Customer liaison via the telephone and internet enquiries
  • Checking-in incoming stock
  • Checking product expiry dates
  • Checking product pricing
  • Advising clients on their choices / their medicines / referring them to relevant services
  • Creating dosset packs (combinations of specific medicines) ready for them to be checked by head pharmacist
  • Answering the phone
  • Filing invoices and delivery notes
  • Maintaining cleanliness and tidiness of pharmacy
  • Prescription assembly and accuracy checking; prescription filing
  • Disposal of unwanted medicines
  • Dispensing suitable medicines as needed
  • Sale of OTC medicines
  • Stock control, stock ordering, stock receipts and integrity checking (e.g. ensuring deliveries are correct and that no stock goes out of date)

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Strong communications skills between customers and colleagues predominantly via phone or internet
  • Ability to liaise with local surgeries to solve problems
  • IT literate

Personal qualities

  • Hardworking
  • Enthusiastic about the job role
  • Able to work as part of a small team
  • Follow processes

Qualifications required

Minimum A-C GCSE’s in Maths, English and Science or equivalent.

Future prospects

This employer is looking to employ a permanent member of staff.

Things to consider

As part of this apprenticeship, you will be required to travel to both the employer location and also attend college. Please ensure that you have researched your travel arrangements and are happy with the time it will take and distance required to travel, before you apply for this vacancy.

About the employer

Deliver My Meds is an online pharmacy that offers a range of products, advice and services. There is delivery on all repeat prescriptions when you order for yourself or for other members of the family. This business offers a fast and friendly service. No need to visit the pharmacy just make a call and save money and time. They do also have small consultation rooms onsite if you wish to meet the team face to face.


Deliver My Meds


Grafton House

Bulls Head Yard


B49 5BX

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Training provider

  • A competence based qualification i.e. NVQ/QCF.
  • A knowledge based qualification i.e. Technical Certificate.
  • Key or Functional Skills (if required).
  • Employer Rights & Responsibilities.
  • Personal Learning & Thinking Skills.

Apprenticeship framework

Health Pharmacy Services

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Birmingham Metropolitan College


Claire Harper 01384 399848

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Closing date: 29 Oct 2017