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Intermediate Apprenticeship Pharmacy Services Assistant TUXFORD HEALTH LIMITED

Tuxford Pharmacy based in Newark, Nottinghamshire is offering a hard-working and enthusiastic candidate an opportunity to start their career in the pharmaceutical health sciences sector as an Apprentice Dispensary Assistant.

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Closing date: 01 Nov 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £129.00

  • Working week

    Shifts to be agreed Monday - Friday 9.00am to 6.30pm

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    11 Mar 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001689034

  • Positions

    1 available

Main duties that you will be fully trained to do include:

  • Assist in the sale of over the counter medicines
  • Complete prescription receipt and collection
  • Ordering, receiving and storing pharmaceutical stock
  • Pre-packing, assembling and labelling medicine
  • Liaising with customers in all areas of sales, including specialised products providing a highly personalised approach
  • Managing stock levels, replenishing and cleaning sales areas
  • Receive and store incoming supplies, verify quantities against orders and inform supervisor of stock needs and shortages
  • Assisting future sales and maximum profits, by the analysing of seasonal trends and product selection
  • Processing payments of various kinds, using the till, including handling of credit/debit cards, cheques and accounts
  • Assisting in the reconciliation of the till at the end of each shift/or following day if requested to do so by the manager
  • Ensuring standards for quality, customer service and health and safety are met
  • Maintaining awareness of market trends and advertising, updating sales display areas
  • Dealing with sales as and when required, serve customers showing high standards of customer care at all times, providing a helpful and friendly service, in order to maximise sales
  • To utilise specialist product knowledge when required
  • To maintain a clean and tidy working environment
  • To complete compulsory training as required
  • To carry out other duties which naturally fall within the reasonable expectations of the role

*This apprenticeship is work based learning therefore most of the time you will be working at the employer's address.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication
  • Work accurately
  • Pay attention to deal
  • Logical thinker
  • Organised

Personal qualities

  • Friendly
  • Proactive
  • Willingness to learn
  • Team player
  • Reliable
  • Understand the importance of confidentiality

Desired qualifications

3 x A*-D/9-3 GCSE's (or equivalent Functional Skills Level 1) maths, English & Science (desirable).

Future prospects

Potential of a permanent role at the end of the apprenticeship.

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


About the employer

Tuxford Pharmacy is a welcoming and busy chemist, offering traditional chemist services and providing an array of other pharmacy services to the local community.

Employer

TUXFORD HEALTH LIMITED

Address

5 Newcastle Street

Tuxford

Newark

NG22 0LN

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Training

Training provider

NOTTINGHAM COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Nottingham College

Contact

Nottingham College Apprenticeship Team

  • Pharmacy Services Assistant Level 2 Standard
  • Functional Skills Level up to 2 in English and maths if not exempt

Apprenticeship standard

Pharmacy services assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)


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