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Apprentice Pharmacy Assistant Gilbert & Armstrong

A pharmacy based in Sheffield 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

    £168.35

    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. May include some weekend work and late hours due to nature of the business. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    14 months

  • Possible start date

    13 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    19 Jan 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001811237

  • Positions

    1 available

Duties to include:

  • Patient consultations
  • 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

GCSE or equivalent at grade C/4 or above would be desirable but not essential as every candidate will be considered on Merit.

Future prospects

  • Full time permanent role for the right person
  • Further potential for other training

Things to consider

If arriving by public transport please check travel time before applying.

 


About the employer

Gilbert and Armstrong are a pharmacy based in Sheffield.

Employer

Gilbert & Armstrong

Address

36

Queen Street

Sheffield

S20 5BQ

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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 Assistant standard
  • Functional Skills L1 (if required)
  • Own in house training
  • GPHC approved qualification

Apprenticeship standard

Pharmacy services assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)


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