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Pharmacy Apprenticeship Level 2 R Yung Limited

Mixenden Pharmacy are searching for a hardworking and determined candidate to work with their small team of qualified professionals as an Apprentice Pharmacy Assistant.

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Closing date: 24 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £144.30

    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: 9 - 6pm Tuesday: 10 - 6pm Wedneday: 10 - 6pm Thursday: OFF Friday: 9 - 6pm

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    27 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    26 Jan 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001813740

  • Positions

    1 available

You will be part of a dynamic and enthusiastic team providing over-the-counter and prescription pharmaceutical services to the local community.

Helping with day-to-day tasks such as:

  • Consultations
  • Dispensing medicine and general admin

The suitable candidate will be spend their  time in both the shop-front retail and dispensary sides of the pharmacy.

Other tasks include:

  • Operating the cash till
  • Merchandising
  • Reacting to incoming internet and phone enquiries
  • Use of the computer and the pharmacy specific software
  • Handling and unpacking orders
  • Stock management
  • Date-checking of stock and processing NHS prescriptions

Requirements and prospects

Desired 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

  • 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

  • 9 - 4 (A* - C) In English and maths or equivalent qualification

Future prospects

  • On completion of the Intermediate Apprenticeship, individuals will have the opportunity to apply to progress on to the Advanced Apprenticeship

About the employer

Mixenden Pharmacy has been serving the local community for many years. An NHS registered pharmacy, it's staff provide over-the-counter and prescription services.

Employer

R Yung Limited

Address

Mixenden Pharmacy

Mixenden Stones

Halifax

HX2 8RQ

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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

Competency qualification: Apprentices will be required to produce work and build an e-portfolio of evidence through blended learning which will include practical and written knowledge assessments which are carried out in the workplace.  

  • Level 2 Pharmacy Services Assistant apprenticeship standard
  • 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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