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Apprentice Pharmacy Services Assistant Davenport Pharmacy

A pharmacy based in Stockport 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: 30 May 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 (Shifts will be decided)

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    31 May 2022

  • Date posted

    10 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001820151

  • Positions

    2 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

GCSE's 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 then this vacancy will be closed early.


About the employer

Davenport Pharmacy are an independent community pharmacy that looks after the needs of the local community.

Employer

Davenport Pharmacy

Address

191

Bramhall Lane

Stockport

SK2 6JA

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Training

Training provider

WOODSPEEN TRAINING LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Woodspeen Training

Contact

Kim Morrison 07872 836511 kim.morrison@woodspeentraining.co.uk

Level 2 Pharmacy Services Assistant apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Functional Skills Level 1 (If required)
  • Own in-house training

Apprenticeship standard

Pharmacy services assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)


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