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Apprentice Medicine Counter Assistant Nash Pharmacy Ltd

Working within a friendly pharmacy team at a very ethical and long-established pharmacy in Bolton. As a small Independent business, we work more like a family than other larger businesses do. We actively encourage training/communication and welcome enthusiasm and new ideas.

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

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Closing date: 22 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £129.00

    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

    Hours to be worked over 4 or 5 days (but flexible within reason) during the following opening hours:- Mon-Fri 8am-7pm Sat 10am-7pm Sun and Bank Holidays 2pm-7pm

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    16 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    15 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001739395

  • Positions

    1 available

  • Customer service is paramount to the role & we do onsite training covering the sale of over the counter medicines which leads to the qualification of a qualified medicines counter assistant.
  • Stock control/management & the ordering processes
  • Professional customer interaction and handling situations sensitively
  • If the apprentice progresses well there is the opportunity to be enrolled onto the dispensary assistant course. Usually after completing the medicine counter course & the apprenticeship.
  • Learning the processes involved in retail sales.
  • Learning about the importance of confidentiality and data protection when dealing with both customers and healthcare professionals.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Must be able to follow rules
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Customer orientated

Personal qualities

  • Flexible approach to work
  • Team player
  • Positive Attitude

Desired qualifications

  • English and Maths GCSE’s grade C/4 or above desirable

Future prospects

There will be an opportunity to progress for the right candidate.

Things to consider

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

£4.30 per hour with achievable potential monthly increase based on performance. 


About the employer

Working within a friendly pharmacy team at a very ethical and long established pharmacy in Bolton.

Employer

Nash Pharmacy Ltd

Address

61-63

Castle Street

Bolton

BL2 1AD

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Training

Training provider

BURY COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Bury College

  • Customer Service Practitioner Level 2
  • College attendance is not currently required for this qualification

Apprenticeship standard

Customer service practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

Please click on the link below. Complete the form at the bottom of the vacancy with your details and attach a copy of your CV. A member of the Bury College Apprenticeship Team will then be in touch regarding your application.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 22 Oct 2021