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Apprentice Pharmacy Assistant- Cadbury Heath Pharmacy & Health Clinic - Bristol Boots Uk Ltd

To work as part of a pharmacy team under the supervision of the registered pharmacist, to ensure an accurate, timely, high quality dispensary / counter service is provided to our customers in a caring, friendly and professional manner.

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

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Closing date: 22 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £228.00

  • Working week

    Shifts are rotated- Week 1 Monday-Friday 9am-6pm with 1 hour break = Week 2 9am-6pm with 1 hour break 4 days per week plus 9am-1pm Saturday.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    27 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    06 Aug 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001748808

  • Positions

    1 available

Cadbury Heath Pharmacy & Health Clinic are looking for an apprentice who has good customer service skills and is keen to develop themselves.

We are a family run, independent pharmacy with a simple motto, Exceptional patient care. No request is too big, no detail too small.

We aim to always provide a professional and clinically focused service whilst at the same time maintaining our independence and enjoying our work. We want to be famous in our local community for customer service, innovation and our team.

We are due to take over a Boots pharmacy in Cadbury Heath, Bristol on the 29th March and we are looking for the right person to join our small team. The right candidate will be in post from the very start of this journey and will have support from two dispensers and the pharmacist. It is intended that at the end of the apprenticeship there will be a permanent position available and the right candidate can continue their development in this rewarding field.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Customer care
  • Taking in and handing out prescriptions
  • Providing a high level of customer service, assisting and advising customers on treatments for minor illnesses
  • Promotion of Prescription Collection and Delivery Service
  • Ordering stock, checking and accepting deliveries and updating stock control system.
  • Stocking the store and shelves to meet customer needs, stock rotation, date checking pricing goods and ensuring the stock room and all customer access areas are kept clean, tidy and secure
  • Maximising sales opportunities through link selling and by supporting in store promotional campaigns
  • Undertaking any other duties appropriate to the post as agreed by the Pharmacist in Charge
  • Answering general telephone enquires from surgeries and patients
  • Selling to and advising customers on medicines and complimentary preparations; knowing when to make a referral to a pharmacist or other healthcare professional
  • Carrying out any administration as required such as filing, end of month prescription paperwork and services claims

The pharmacy is open 9am-6pm Mon-Fri & 9am-1pm Sat.

The right candidate can expect 4 weeks holiday, plus bank holidays, 30% staff discount, uniform and tremendous job opportunities.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Strong communication and excellent customer service skills
  • Methodical and accurate approach to practical tasks
  • Commitment to training
  • Trustworthy
  • High level of concentration
  • Professional, tactful and friendly attitude
  • Ability to work effectively to deadlines
  • Excellent team working skills
  • IT literate
  • Able to deal with confidential information and follow set processes
  • Team player

Personal qualities

  • Caring
  • Trustworthy
  • Ambitious
  • Attention to detail
  • Fun

Desired qualifications

GCSE's at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English.

Future prospects

It is hoped that for the right candidate a permanent position will be available at the end of the apprenticeship with enrolment on to the BTEC Diploma - principles and practice for technicians and further development in to management and Accuracy Checking Technician role.

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About the employer

Cadbury Heath Pharmacy is a family run independent pharmacy putting patients at the heart of everything we do. Our motto is: Exceptional patient care. No request is too big, no detail too small. We aim to always provide a professional and clinically focused service whilst at the same time maintaining our independence and enjoying our work. We want to be famous in our local community for customer service, innovation and our team.

Employer

Boots Uk Ltd

Address

1

School Road

Bristol

BS30 8EN

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Training

Training provider

Qube Learning

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

Contact

Natalya Palmer

  • Retailer level 2 qualification
  • 2 National Pharmacy association qualifications (Counter assistant & Medical dispensing)
  • Including Functional Skills in maths and English if required

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: 22 Aug 2022