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Apprentice Dispensing Assistant DAYCHEM LTD

General shop work, helping with pharmacy orders and stock ordering. Taking in prescriptions and checking validity. Helping out in the dispensary.

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Closing date: 28 Feb 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday and Weekend shifts. Hours TBC.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    13 months

  • Possible start date

    07 Mar 2022

  • Date posted

    22 Oct 2020

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Day to day duties will include:

  • Provide a fast and caring service to customers collecting prescriptions
  • Giving over the counter advice
  • Discussing other services available to customers
  • Checking off incoming deliveries in line with delivery lists
  • Collecting final check medicines from the pharmacist to hand to correct customer
  • Handing prescriptions to the pharmacist
  • Ordering stock
  • Checking expiry dates on products and disposing of outdated products
  • Checking stock levels and replenishing stock as required
  • Promoting healthy lifestyles solutions
  • Keep pharmacy counters presentable and replenished
  • Maintaining patient confidentiality at all times

* Employer is ideally looking for a candidate that is able to speak Punjabi

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Team player
  • Able to multi-task
  • Able to prioritise
  • Good people skills

Personal qualities

  • Calm
  • Professional
  • Discreet
  • Diplomatic
  • Enthusiastic to work in the medical sector and help others
  • Aware of the meaning of confidentiality

* Employer is ideally looking for a candidate that is able to speak Punjabi

Desired qualifications

  • Minimum A-C/8-4 GCSEs (or equivalent) in maths, English and Science

Future prospects

Progression to level 3 for the right candidate. 

Things to consider

As part of this apprenticeship, you will be required to travel to both the employer and also attend Matthew Boulton 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.

* Employer is ideally looking for a candidate that is able to speak Punjabi

About the employer

A longstanding community pharmacy, servicing its customers with a wide range of services and support.

The management have an outlook to train and develop their staff and to grow their business to include hi-tech solutions to provide a more efficient service to their customers.




425 Dudley Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Birmingham Metropolitan College


Zeaba Winning 07712407430

Pharmacy Services Assistant level 2 standard: 

  • A competence based qualification i.e. NVQ/QCF
  • A knowledge based qualification i.e. Technical Certificate
  • Employer Rights & Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning & Thinking Skills

Apprenticeship standard

Pharmacy services assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)

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