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Apprentice Pharmacy Services Assistant Akram Chemists

A pharmacy based in Barnsley are hoping to recruit a hardworking and determined candidate to work within their small team of qualified professionals, as an Apprentice Pharmacy Assistant. For the right person, there is the opportunity to secure full-time employment and progress to higher level qualifications.

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Closing date: 05 Jun 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, shifts will be decided.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    13 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    07 Jan 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001806990

  • Positions

    1 available

Duties to include:

  • Patient consultations (after training)
  • Dispensing medicine
  • General admin
  • Dealing with over the counter 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

  • Good communication skills
  • Good customer service skills and organisation skills are necessary as there are many interactions during the normal working day with other staff members, patients, and healthcare professionals

Personal qualities

  • Punctual
  • Friendly
  • Keen to progress
  • Must be willing to work as part of a team
  • Work hard to achieve the qualification they are working towards
  • Willingness to learn

Desired qualifications

GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) are essential for this role.

Future prospects

  • Full-time permanent role for the right person
  • Further potential for other training such as a Level 3 Pharmacy Technician apprenticeship

Things to consider

  • If arriving by public transport, please check travel time before applying
  • If a suitable candidate is recruited before the closing date than this vacancy will be closed early

About the employer

Z A Akram pharmacy is an independent pharmacy that is based in Barnsley who serve the local community in supporting with medicinal products and prescriptions.

Employer

Akram Chemists

Address

22

High Street

Barnsley

S73 0AA

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Training

Training provider

WOODSPEEN TRAINING LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Woodspeen Training

Contact

Philip Taylor 01484 429359 philip.taylor@woodspeentraining.co.uk

Level 2 Pharmacy Services Assistant apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 1/2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • Own in-house training

Apprenticeship standard

Pharmacy services assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)


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