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Apprentice Retail Pharmacy Assistant-Badham Pharmacy-Cheltenham Badham Pharmacy Ltd

To project a positive and friendly image to dispensary patients and other visitors and deal with queries in a professional, courteous and efficient way. Assist all patients and customers with their pharmacy and retail purchases. Assist in the preparation and sale of prescriptions and over-the-counter medicines/appliances and assist with stock co

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £243.75

  • Working week

    Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    19 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    21 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001726208

  • Positions

    1 available

You will complete the following:

Retail Level 2 Apprenticeship + 2 GPhC Accredited Courses delivered by the National Pharmacy Association (NPA) Medicines Counter Assistant and Accredited Dispensing Assistant Course.

NPA Courses will commence around 8 weeks after you have been enrolled on the Retail Level 2 Apprenticeship. NPA Courses must be completed within the first 12 months of employment at the Pharmacy

Your Retailer Level 2 Apprenticeship will be delivered by Qube Learning who are a National Training Provider. As a student within Qube Learning you will have a dedicated Skills Tutor who will visit you every 4 - 6 weeks and deliver a bespoke teaching and learning session.

Your Apprenticeship Training Programme + NPA Courses should be completed in around 15 months. Functional Skills (Maths and English) may form part of your programme.
Vacancy description

Primary Duties

  • Develop and maintain good customer relations
  • Answering the branch telephone in a timely manner and dealing with telephone queries
  • Assist in dealing with any customer complaints
  • Follow sales procedures when selling to customers
  • Advise on healthy lifestyles, giving accurate up-to-date information
  • To assist in the supply of prescribed items as required
  • Receiving a prescription: check patients signature, check doctors signature and check exemption or process prescription charge
  • Handing out completed, dispensed items as required: check correct medication for correct patient, check exemption or correct charge paid, hand medication to patient where verified
  • To assist in the sale of over-the-counter medicines
  • To provide information to customers on symptoms and products
  • To refer customers to the pharmacist in identified situations prior to any product being sold or action being recommended
  • To promote and assist in the supply of enhanced, additional and advanced services provided by Badham Pharmacy Ltd,
  • To promote and sell the total product range offered by Badham Pharmacy Ltd
  • Effectively working within and alongside the Dispensary team

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent numeracy and literacy
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Reliable
  • Honest
  • Team player
  • Diligent

Desired qualifications

GCSE at grade C/4 or above in maths and English (or equivalent qualification).

Future prospects

Possible permanent position upon completion of apprenticeship.

Things to consider

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates


About the employer

Badham Pharmacy operates twenty community pharmacies in and around Cheltenham, Gloucestershire and Bristol.

Employer

Badham Pharmacy Ltd

Address

23

Church Road

Cheltenham

GL52 8LR

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Training

Training provider

Qube Learning

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Qube Qualifications And Development Limited

Contact

JustApply Admin

  • Retail Level 2 Apprenticeship
  • + 2 GPhC Accredited Courses delivered by the National Pharmacy Association (NPA) Medicines Counter Assistant
  • Accredited Dispensing Assistant Course

Apprenticeship standard

Retailer

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2021