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Level 3 Pharmacy Technician Apprentice Edlesborough Pharmacy

An opportunity has arisen with Edlesborough Pharmacy. The successful candidate will be working in the pharmacy close to their home, attending college and improving knowledge in medicines.

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Closing date: 15 Nov 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

    Shifts to be confirmed with four days based in the pharmacy and one paid day at college.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    16 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    15 Dec 2020

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001672655

  • Positions

    1 available

The successful candidate will be working in the community pharmacy close to their home and attending college one day a week. 

The Pharmacy Apprentice will be performing the following duties:

  • Taking in and handing out prescriptions
  • Receiving and ordering stock
  • Selling over the counter medicines
  • Dispensing
  • Advising patients about medications
  • Undertaking final checks on the prescriptions

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good customer service skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team and in a busy environment
  • Ability to use own initiative

Personal qualities

  • General interest in medicine
  • Friendly
  • Presentable

Desired qualifications

3 GCSEs Grade C/4 or above (English Language, maths and preferably science) or equivalent.

Future prospects

  • Hospital, Community Pharmacy, Air Force and Pharmaceutical Industries. In hospital settings, there are several grades for qualified Pharmacy Technicians
  • They can, for example, specialise in areas such as quality control, staff training, information technology, supplies procurement, clinical trials or medicines information services
  • Other roles may include managing a section of the Pharmacy department

About the employer

An opportunity has arisen with Edlesborough Pharmacy. The successful candidate will be working in the pharmacy close to their home, attending college and improving knowledge in medicines.

Employer

Edlesborough Pharmacy

Address

11

Cow Lane

Dunstable

LU6 2HT

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Training

Training provider

INSPIRE MIDDLESEX COLLEGE LTD

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by INSPIRE MIDDLESEX COLLEGE LTD

Contact

Andy Gill info@inspiremiddlesexcollege.org

Pharmacy Technician (integrated) Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Diploma in Principles and Practice for Pharmacy Technician
  • Functional Skills in maths and English if required

 You will learn different range of topics including:

  • Microbiology for pharmacy
  • Human physiology for pharmacy
  • Cardio-respiratory medicines
  • Central nervous system medicines
  • Pharmacy law, ethics and practice
  • Different types of infections and medicines

Apprenticeship standard

Pharmacy technician (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)


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