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Apprentice Retail Pharmacy Assistant - Day Lewis Pharmacy - Southmead Day Lewis PLC

To work as part of the pharmacy team and support the Supervising Pharmacist with day to day tasks such as dispensing, working on the counter supporting customers and taking payments. You will provide customer service that is caring, friendly and come across in a professional manner at all times.

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

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Closing date: 27 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £180.00

  • Working week

    Shifts will be between Monday – Sunday each week – Sundays will be 1 in 4 Sundays 9am – 5pm and the rest of the hours will be spread across the week. The pharmacy is a 100 hour pharmacy open from 7am-10pm

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    15 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001765606

  • Positions

    1 available

Qube Talent are currently working with Day Lewis Pharmacy to assist them in finding their next Apprentice superstar!

As an Apprentice at Day Lewis you will:

  • Complete all NHS and other pharmacy service paperwork
  • Undertake the training required by the company to fulfil your role effectively and ensure a high degree of professionalism
  • Keep up to date with current pharmacy practice, new drugs, and their uses
  • Respect and maintain confidentiality of information concerning customers, colleagues, company policies and statistics in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation
  • Ensure that customers receive excellent service
  • Handing out medications to customers
  • Ensure that the pharmacy always projects a professional image
  • Ensure that all areas within the pharmacy are clean, tidy, and well organised with special attention to risk management guidelines
  • Use the EPOS back office function to order and maintain the required stock levels in the pharmacy
  • Ensure high standards of pharmacy stock management, reduce stock holding and ensure maximum profitability
  • Ensure all orders are checked off accurately, and stock stored with care
  • Ensure the date checking procedure is maintained and recorded


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.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Good listening skills
  • Organisational skills

Personal qualities

  • Kind
  • Caring
  • Accurate
  • Reliable

Desired qualifications

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

Future prospects

It is hoped that the successful candidate will complete their apprenticeship successfully, remain with Day Lewis and grow their career within the company.

Things to consider

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About the employer

The Group remains a family-owned entity today, having grown from one pharmacy in Southborough to owning and managing over 300 pharmacies in the UK today. Day Lewis employs over 2600 people and has a major presence in the South of England, from Cornwall to Greater London. The company also has the management rights to the pharmacy concession in Harrods, the world famous department store in Knightsbridge, London. As well as a strong retail pharmacy base, the Group contains a central distribution division, with warehouses equipped with Knapp automation, in order to supply over 4500 pharmaceutical products to its retail pharmacies in the UK. Throughout its dynamic history in community pharmacy and the business arena, Day Lewis has advanced from being a traditional retail pharmacy business, dispensing medication and offering retail products, into a patient-orientated service provider. The success of the group has been largely attributed to its employees and its organisational culture. The company's core purpose is to help people in the community stay healthy and feel better. Further, the Group has a strong set of core values which are: To keep our caring family culture To look after our customers To be disciplined and professional To be different through innovation To reward, recognise and empower To have fun Going forward, Day Lewis aspires to grow through acquisition whilst still maintaining its independence and family culture.

Employer

Day Lewis PLC

Address

5

Arnside Road

Bristol

BS10 6AT

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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: 27 Aug 2022