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Pharmacy Services Assistant Level 2 Apprentice Lo's Pharmacy

You will be part of a dynamic and enthusiastic team providing expert healthcare to the local community. Working with a team of professionals and helping with day-to-day tasks such as consultations, dispensing medicine and general admin, the suitable candidate will be spending time in both the retail and dispensary sides of the pharmacy.

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Closing date: 21 Jan 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £154.80

    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

    Mon/Tue/Wed/Fri - 9am-1pm , 2pm-6pm . Thursday 9am-1pm no lunch.

    Total hours per week: 36.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    24 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    16 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001766515

  • Positions

    1 available

You will be part of a dynamic and enthusiastic team providing expert healthcare to the local community. This position requires someone who can learn quickly as the job has a variety of roles and responsibilities.

Job roles include:

  • Labelling and dispensing of medicines
  • Selling and advising on over the counter products (full training will be given)
  • Ordering of stock
  • Liaising with GPs and nurses
  • Providing medicines to nursing homes
  • Day-to-day running tasks of the pharmacy
  • Providing good customer service 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

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

Personal qualities

  • Candidates must be punctual and friendly. Must be willing to work as part of a team other pharmacists and work hard to achieve the apprenticeship qualification and help the company grow as a whole
  • You will be enthusiastic, hardworking, flexible and self-motivated
  • You will have a genuine interest in pharmacy services
  • Be discrete and respectful

Desired qualifications

  • 9 - 4 (A* - C) In English and maths or equivalent qualification 

Future prospects

  • On completion of the Intermediate Apprenticeship, individuals will have the opportunity to apply to progress on to the Advanced Apprenticeship, if they have the required grades

About the employer

Lo's Pharmacy are a family run group of 25 NHS community pharmacies principally operating in the Yorkshire region (serving Barnsley, Sheffield, Rotherham, Huddersfield, Ackworth, Acomb, Elland, Chickenley, and Carleton, Lancashire).

Founded in 1992 by Steven Lo, The Lo’s Pharmacy Group has come a long way from its beginning in a single shop in Ackworth, Pontefract. When Steven Lo first started out, his passion for helping his patients and delivering a friendly service for the community drove him to provide innovative services to his patients, such as medicine management and home delivery.

We provide free prescription collection services from our local surgeries, and free prescription delivery services to the local area (speak to staff for further details).  We also provide a range of services such as minor ailments schemes, stop smoking support, medicines use reviews, flu vaccination services (private and NHS services).

We also have over 8000 items available for purchase on our website with big discounts and better prices than supermarkets and other online pharmacies.

Employer

Lo's Pharmacy

Address

1

Deer Park Close

Sheffield

S6 5NA

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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 Pharamcy Services Assistant Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • In-house training
  • Knowledge qualification is delivered via e-learning
  • Functional Skills at level 2 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

Apprenticeship standard

Pharmacy services assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)


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