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Pharmacy Services Apprentice Living Care

Living Care Pharmacy are providing an excellent opportunity for an apprentice to work with their team towards becoming a fully qualified Pharmacy Assistant. As an apprentice and work towards a level 2 qualification as a Pharmacy Assistant.

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Closing date: 27 May 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £180.38

    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

    Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    30 May 2022

  • Date posted

    14 Dec 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001802274

  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include:

  • Helping with day-to-day tasks such as consultations
  • Dispensing medicine
  • General admin
  • The suitable candidate will be spending time in both the retail and dispensary sides of the pharmacy

Other tasks include:

  • Using the cash till
  • Merchandising
  • Dealing with internet and phone enquiries
  • Use of the computer and the pharmacy specific software
  • Checking off and unpacking orders
  • Stock management
  • Date checking of stock
  • Processing NHS prescriptions

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

We are looking for applications from individuals who have the following skills:

  • Good communication skills are necessary as there are many interactions during the normal working day with other staff members, patients and healthcare professionals
  • You must also have basic IT and organisational skills

Personal qualities

  • Joining this focused and professional team will require punctuality, a strong work ethic and a friendly approach to dealing with customer enquiries
  • You will be enthusiastic, hardworking, flexible and self-motivated
  • You will have a genuine interest in pharmacy services
  • Be discrete and respectful
  • Pay attention to detail
  • Able to work as a team member or unsupervised
  • Able to listen and empathise

Desired qualifications

GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) in maths and English.

Future prospects

Possibility of securing a permanent job within the company on completion of the qualification.

Upon completion of the Intermediate Apprenticeship, individuals may also have the opportunity to apply to progress on to the Advanced Apprenticeship.


About the employer

Living Care Pharmacy are providing an excellent opportunity for an apprentice to work with their team towards becoming a fully qualified Pharmacy Assistant. As an apprentice and work towards a level 2 qualification as a Pharmacy Assistant.

Employer

Living Care

Address

71

Monkton Road

York

YO31 9AL

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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 Pharmacy Services Assistant apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 2 functional skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

Apprenticeship standard

Pharmacy services assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)


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