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Pharmacy Apprenticeship Cliffe Avenue Chemists

Cliffe Avenue Pharmacy are searching for a hardworking and determined candidate to work with their small team of qualified professionals as an Apprentice Pharmacy Assistant.

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Closing date: 15 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Weekly rota basis TBC.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    18 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    21 Oct 2020

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

You will be part of a dynamic and enthusiastic team providing over-the-counter and prescription pharmaceutical services to the local community.

Helping with day-to-day tasks such as:

  • Consultations
  • Dispensing medicine and general admin

The suitable candidate will be spend their  time in both the shop-front retail and dispensary sides of the pharmacy.

Other tasks include:

  • Operating the cash till
  • Merchandising
  • Reacting to incoming internet and phone enquiries
  • Use of the computer and the pharmacy specific software
  • Handling and unpacking orders
  • Stock management
  • Date-checking of stock and processing NHS prescriptions

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills are necessary as there are many interactions during the normal working day with other staff members, patients and healthcare professionals
  • You must also have basic IT and organisational skills

Personal qualities

  • Punctual
  • Friendly
  • Must be willing to work as part of a team other pharmacists
  • Work hard to achieve the apprenticeship qualification and help the company grow as a whole

Desired qualifications

9 - 4 (A* - C) In English and maths or equivalent qualification.

Future prospects

On completion of the Intermediate Apprenticeship, individuals will have the opportunity to apply to progress on to the Advanced Apprenticeship.

Things to consider

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW):

About the employer

Cliffe Avenue Pharmacy has been serving the local community for many years. An NHS registered pharmacy, it's staff provide over-the-counter and prescription services.


Cliffe Avenue Chemists



Cliffe Avenue


BD17 6NX

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by City Training Services


Tom Hughes 01274 728316

Competency qualification: Apprentices will be required to produce work and build an e-portfolio of evidence through blended learning which will include practical and written knowledge assessments which are carried out in the workplace.  

  • Level 2 Pharmacy Services Assistant apprenticeship standard
  • Level 2 functional skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

Apprenticeship standard

Pharmacy services assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)

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