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Apprentice Dispensing Assistant DAYCHEM LTD

General shop work, helping with pharmacy orders and stock ordering. Taking in prescriptions and checking validity. Helping out in the dispensary.

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Closing date: today

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    09:00 - 17:00 Monday to Thursday, 12:00 - 17:30 Saturday.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    30 May 2022

  • Date posted

    15 Oct 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Day to day duties will include:

  • Provide a fast and caring service to customers collecting prescriptions
  • Giving over the counter advice
  • Discussing other services available to customers
  • Checking off incoming deliveries in line with delivery lists
  • Collecting final check medicines from the pharmacist to hand to correct customer
  • Handing prescriptions to the pharmacist
  • Ordering stock
  • Checking expiry dates on products and disposing of outdated products
  • Checking stock levels and replenishing stock as required
  • Promoting healthy lifestyles solutions
  • keep pharmacy counters presentable and replenished
  • Maintaining patient confidentiality at all times

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Team player
  • Able to multi-task
  • Able to prioritise
  • Good people skills

Personal qualities

  • Calm
  • Professional
  • Discreet
  • Diplomatic
  • Enthusiastic to work in the medical sector and help others
  • Aware of the meaning of confidentiality

Desired qualifications

  • Minimum A*-C/9-4 GCSEs (or equivalent) in maths, English and Science

Future prospects

Progression to level 3 for the right candidate. 

Things to consider

As part of this apprenticeship, you will be required to travel to both the employer and also attend Matthew Boulton college. Please ensure that you have researched your travel arrangements and are happy with the time it will take and distance required to travel, before you apply for this vacancy.

About the employer

A longstanding community pharmacy, servicing its customers with a wide range of services and support.

The management have an outlook to train and develop their staff and to grow their business to include hi-tech solutions to provide a more efficient service to their customers.




4 New Street

Hill Top

West Bromwich

B70 0HN

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Additional location information

RJRChem Pharmacy


Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Birmingham Metropolitan College


Zeaba Winning 07712407430

Pharmacy Services Assistant level 2 standard: 

  • A competence based qualification i.e. NVQ/QCF
  • A knowledge based qualification i.e. Technical Certificate
  • Key or Functional Skills (if required)
  • Employer Rights & Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning & Thinking Skills

Apprenticeship standard

Pharmacy services assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)

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