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Pharmacy Assistant Apprenticeship Pimhole Pharma Ltd

We are looking for an enthusiastic junior pharmacy assistant to join the team at Pimhole Pharmacy in the centre of Bury. A fantastic career opportunity with no prior experience required.

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

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Closing date: 17 Jun 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

    Flexible shifts between the hours of Monday - Saturday, 7.00am - 9.30pm and Sun 11.00am - 10.00pm. Rota basis to be discussed at interview.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    16 months

  • Possible start date

    27 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    13 Dec 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Speaking to customers about their healthcare needs
  • Ordering medicines, labelling, dispensing and ensuring safety guidelines are adhered to
  • Stock control/management & the ordering processes
  • Professional customer interaction and handling situations sensitively
  • Learning the processes involved in retail sales.
  • Respecting the importance of confidentiality and data protection when dealing with both customers and healthcare professionals

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ideally looking for a good communicator which is vital for speaking to customers, also someone organised and can multitask

Personal qualities

  • The successful candidate will have good interpersonal skills, with the ability to work to a high standard within the team or on their own initiative

Desired qualifications

  • Ideally have both English and maths GCSE’s grade C/4 or above or must be willing to work towards

Future prospects

  • Career progression will be encouraged on successful completion of the apprenticeship

About the employer

Busy community pharmacy based in Bury town-centre with excellent transport links and full-training provided.


Pimhole Pharma Ltd


Rochdale Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Bury College

  • Customer Service Practitioner Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional Skills in maths and English if required
  • This is a work-based qualification although some college attendance may be required for Functional Skills

Apprenticeship standard

Customer service practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

Please click on the link below. Complete the form at the bottom of the vacancy with your details and attach a copy of your CV. A member of the Bury College Apprenticeship Team will then be in touch regarding your application.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 17 Jun 2022