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Pharmacy Services Apprentice LIVING CARE PHARMACY LIMITED

Living Care Pharmacy are providing an excellent opportunity for an apprentice to work with their team towards becoming a fully qualified Pharmacy Assistant. As an apprentice and work towards a level 2 qualification as a Pharmacy Assistant.

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Closing date: 08 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £172.00

    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 - Friday, on a rota basis between 09:00 and 17:00.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    15 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    29 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001731304

  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include:

  • Helping with day-to-day tasks such as consultations
  • Dispensing medicine
  • General admin
  • The suitable candidate will be spending time in both the retail and dispensary sides of the pharmacy

Other tasks include:

  • Using the cash till
  • Merchandising
  • Dealing with internet 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

We are looking for applications from individuals who have the following skills:

  • Good communication skills
  • Basic IT skills

Personal qualities

  • Joining this focused and professional team will require punctuality, a strong work ethic and a friendly approach to dealing with customer enquiries
  • You will be enthusiastic, hardworking, flexible and self-motivated
  • You will have a genuine interest in pharmacy services
  • Be discrete and respectful
  • Pay attention to detail
  • Able to work as a team member or unsupervised
  • Able to listen and empathise

Desired qualifications

GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) in maths and English.

Future prospects

Possibility of securing a permanent job within the company on completion of the qualification.

Upon completion of the Intermediate Apprenticeship, individuals may also have the opportunity to apply to progress on to the Advanced Apprenticeship.


About the employer

Living Care has extensive experience of developing and delivering healthcare services in primary care settings. We work with GPs and the wider NHS to develop innovative healthcare solutions, with the aim of improving quality of care for patients across our 25 branches in the West Yorkshire.

Employer

LIVING CARE PHARMACY LIMITED

Address

10

Cow Pasture Road

Ilkley

LS29 8SR

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Training

Training provider

BRADFORD COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by City Training Services

Contact

Tom Hughes 01274 728316 t.hughes@bradfordcollege.ac.uk

Level 2 Pharmacy Services Assistant apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 2 functional skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

Apprenticeship standard

Pharmacy services assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)


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