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Apprentice Pharmacy Services Assistant K's Chemist

A pharmacy based in Salford is hoping to recruit a hardworking and determined candidate to work within their small team of qualified professionals, as an apprentice pharmacy assistant. For the right person, there is the opportunity to secure full-time employment and progress to higher-level qualifications.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £150.50

    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

    Mon-Fri. Shifts to be decided.

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    02 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001718998

  • Positions

    1 available

Duties to include:

  • Patient consultations
  • Dispensing medicine
  • General admin
  • Dealing with over the counter and phone enquiries
  • Use of the computer and the pharmacy specific software
  • Checking off and unpacking orders
  • Stock management
  • Date checking of stock
  • Processing NHS prescriptions

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Good customer service skills and organisation skills are necessary as there are many interactions during the normal working day with other staff members, patients and healthcare professionals

Personal qualities

  • Punctual
  • Friendly
  • Keen to progress
  • Must be willing to work as part of a team
  • Work hard to achieve the qualification they are working towards
  • Willingness to learn

Desired qualifications

GCSE or equivalent at grade C/4 or above in maths and English are essential.

Future prospects

  • Full time permanent role for the right person
  • Further potential for other training

Things to consider

  • It is highly important that you do not contact the employer directly. Any attempt of this may invalidate the candidate’s application. Should you have any queries regarding your application or the job itself, please contact your local Woodspeen Training Academy
  • Please note this job may expire before the stated date if a suitable applicant is appointed
  • Please consider how you would travel to this vacancy. If you will be using public transport please check this before applying

About the employer

K’s Chemist Ltd. is an established, family run, independently owned group of community pharmacies located in Manchester and Salford. In addition to serving these communities the group also provides medicines and services to nearby communities including the boroughs of Cheetham Hill, Prestwich, Miles Platting, Gorton, Denton, Eccles and Old Trafford amongst many others.

Employer

K's Chemist

Address

5

Ordsall District Centre

Salford

M5 3PN

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Training

Training provider

WOODSPEEN TRAINING LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Woodspeen Training

Contact

Samuel Butterworth 01484 429359 samuel.butterworth@woodspeentraining.co.uk

Pharmacy Services Assistant Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Functional Skills L1 (If required)
  • Own in house training
  • Online Dispensing Qualification

Apprenticeship standard

Pharmacy services assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)


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