Apprentice Dispensing Assistant Haxby Group Pharmacy

Would you like to join a pharmacy practice whose sole aim is to provide a caring and patient focused service to the local community? Then apply to join Haxby Group Pharmacy who have a pharmacy services apprenticeship vacancies waiting to be filled!

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Closing date: 22 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week


    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    12 Jan 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The duties and responsibilities involved in this role include:

  • Receipt of prescriptions
  • Assembly and dispensing of medicines
  • Handing out dispensed medicines
  • Ordering stock and putting to shelf
  • Responding to telephone and face to face enquiries as appropriate
  • Date checking and cleaning
  • Cash handling
  • Sales of over the counter medicines

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

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

  • Good communication skills
  • Be discrete and respectful
  • Pay attention to detail
  • Basic IT skills
  • Able to work as a team member or unsupervised
  • Able to listen and empathise

Personal qualities

  • You will be enthusiastic, hard working, flexible and self motivated.
  • You will have a genuine interest in pharmacy services

Qualifications required

  • GCSE English & Maths Grade A*-C or equivalent qualifications essential.

Future prospects

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

Things to consider

Please ensure you are able to travel to and from work on a daily basis BEFORE you submit your application. If you intend on using public transport can you please ensure that you have checked the local bus/train routes before you apply for this role.

About the employer

Haxby Group Pharmacy was formed in 2010 and is a partnership between Haxby Group Practice and experienced local pharmacist, Richard Harrison. It offers a new level of service and accessibility on the site of Haxby and Wigginton Health Centre. Our overarching principle is to provide a caring and patient focused service to the local community. Our aims are to provide a prescription service that will be patient focused and to guarantee quick and accurate dispensing of prescriptions.


Haxby Group Pharmacy


Haxby & Wigginton Health Centre

The Village



YO32 2LL

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Training provider

  • Competency qualification: Apprentices will be required to produce work and build an e-portfolio of evidence through blended learning which will include practical and written knowledge assessments which are carried out in the workplace.

  • Knowledge qualification is delivered via e-learning.

  • Functional Skills at level 1 in Math's and English delivered via blended learning (e-learning and assessed activity / examination either in the classroom or workplace.
  • Employment Rights & Responsibilities are delivered via a workbook and completed in the workplace.
  • Personal Learning & Thinking Skills are embedded in the competency and knowledge qualifications.

Apprenticeship framework

Health - Pharmacy Services

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by City Training Services


Calvin Bowers 01274 728316

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Closing date: 22 Oct 2017