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Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship Pharmacy Services Assistant Radcliffe Day & Night Pharmacy

Radcliffe Day and Night Pharmacy based in South Nottingham, are offering hard-working and enthusiastic candidates an opportunity to start their career in the pharmaceutical health sciences sector as an Apprentice Pharmacy Services Assistant. PLEASE BE AWARE OF THE PHARMACY OPENING HOURS 7AM UNTIL 11PM ON WEEKEDAYS BUT WITH LESS HOURS ON THE WEEKEND

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Closing date: 30 May 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    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

    Shifts to be agreed over the pharmacy opening hours: Monday - Friday 7.00am - 11.00pm, Saturday 8.00am.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    11 Nov 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The main duties that you will be fully trained to do include:

  • Assist in the sale of over the counter medicines
  • Complete prescription receipt and collection
  • Ordering, receiving and storing pharmaceutical stock
  • Pre-packing, assembling and labelling medicine
  • Liaising with customers in all areas of sales, including specialised products providing a highly personalised approach
  • Managing stock levels, replenishing and cleaning sales areas
  • Receive and store incoming supplies, verify quantities against orders and inform supervisor of stock needs and shortages
  • Assisting future sales and maximum profits, by the analysing of seasonal trends and product selection
  • Processing payments of various kinds, using the till, including handling of credit/debit cards, cheques and accounts
  • Assisting in the reconciliation of the till at the end of each shift/or following day if requested to do so by the manager
  • Ensuring standards for quality, customer service and health and safety are met
  • Maintaining awareness of market trends and advertising, updating sales display areas
  • Dealing with sales as and when required, serve customers showing high standards of customer care at all times, providing a helpful and friendly service, in order to maximise sales
  • To utilise specialist product knowledge when required
  • To maintain a clean and tidy working environment
  • To complete compulsory training as required
  • To carry out other duties which naturally fall within the reasonable expectations of the role
  • This apprenticeship is work based learning therefore most of the time you will be working at the employer's address

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication
  • Work accurately
  • Pay attention to deal
  • Logical thinker
  • Driving licence is preferred (although not essential)
  • Organised

Personal qualities

  • Friendly
  • Proactive
  • Willingness to learn
  • Team player
  • Reliable
  • Understand the importance of confidentiality

Desired qualifications

GCSE's A*-E / grades 9-3 (or equivalent Functional Skills Level 1) in maths and English.

Future prospects

Potential of a permanent role at the end of the apprenticeship.

About the employer

Radcliffe day and night Pharmacy is an independent, LATE NIGHT pharmacy situated in the heart of Radcliffe on Trent, Nottinghamshire. At Radcliffe day and night Pharmacy, the health of our patients is our priority, and we are committed to providing excellent services and professional advice beyond the usual opening hours.


Radcliffe Day & Night Pharmacy


1 Shelford Road

Radcliffe On Trent


NG12 2AE

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Nottingham College


Nottingham College Apprenticeship Team

Level 2 Pharmacy Services Assistant apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • BTEC Level 2 Certificate in the Principles and Practice for Pharmacy Support
  • Staff Functional Skills up to Level 2 in English and maths if not exempt

Please note that the apprenticeship standards require the apprentice to sit an End Point Assessment. Please refer to above link for more information.

Apprenticeship standard

Pharmacy services assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)

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