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Apprentice Dispensing Assistant WELLINGTON PHARMACY LIMITED

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


    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 Position 1 Monday & Thurs : 5pm-11pm Tue & wed : 10am-6pm Fri : College Sat: 8am-2pm OR 2pm-10pm Position 2 Mon & Thurs : 10am-6pm Tue & wed : 5pm-11pm Fri: College Sun: 9am-2pm OR 2pm-8pm

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    07 Mar 2022

  • Date posted

    18 Dec 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  • Checking expiry dates on products and disposing of outdated products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

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Organised
  • Good communicator
  • Able to multi task
  • Able to prioritise
  • Aware of the meaning of confidentiality

Personal qualities

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

Desired qualifications

Minimum A-C 9-4 GCSE’s 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.

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.




Chapel Lane



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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

  • 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 standard

Pharmacy services assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)

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