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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 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £161.25

    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

    Monday to Friday and Weekend shifts. Hours TBC.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    13 months

  • Possible start date

    05 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    26 Oct 2020

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001662037

  • 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  • Checking expiry dates on products and disposing of outdated products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.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Team player
  • Able to multi task
  • Able to prioritise
  • Aware of the meaning of confidentiality

Personal qualities

  • Calm
  • Good people skills
  • Professional
  • Discreet
  • Diplomatic
  • Enthusiastic to work in the medical sector and help others

Desired qualifications

  • Minimum A-C/9-4 GCSEs (or equivalent) in maths, English and Science

Future prospects

Progression to level 3 for the right candidate. 

Things to consider

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates.

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.


About the employer

A state of the art community pharmacy, which has undergone a brand-new refit in 2019, the pharmacy operates with a large Pharmacy Robot.

 

The pharmacy is located within the 2nd largest medical practice in the Gloucestershire area and serves a vast majority of the local community over 100 hours per week, opening 7 days.

Employer

DAYCHEM LTD

Address

Gevum Pharmacy

Glevum Way

Gloucester

GL4 4BL

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Training

Training provider

BIRMINGHAM METROPOLITAN COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Birmingham Metropolitan College

Contact

Zeaba Winning 07712407430 zeaba.winning@bmet.ac.uk

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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