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Level 2 Pharmacy Assistant Apprentice Forward Pharmacy Limited

An opportunity has arisen with Forward 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: 07 Oct 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

    Four days based in the pharmacy and one paid day at college. Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    08 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    19 Mar 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001691873

  • Positions

    1 available

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

 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

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good customer service skills

Personal qualities

  • General interest in medicine
  • Ability to use own initiative
  • Friendly and presentable
  • Ability to work as part of a team and in a busy environment

Desired qualifications

  • 3 GCSE's Grade D/3 or above (English Language, maths and preferably Science) or equivalent

Future prospects

  • Go on to study Level 3
  • Pharmacy Technicians can work in several sectors: 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

About the employer

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

Employer

Forward Pharmacy Limited

Address

648

Mile End Road

London

E3 4LH

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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 Services Assistant Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional Skills in maths and English if required

Apprenticeship standard

Pharmacy services assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)


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