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Apprentice Pharmacy Assistant Medisun Pharmacy

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: 31 Jul 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

    Mon-Fri (some weekends required on a rota basis)

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    08 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    03 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001829503

  • Positions

    1 available

Duties to include:

  • Patient consultations (After training)
  • Dispensing medicine (all training provided)
  • 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 are necessary as there are many interactions during the normal working day with other staff members, patients and healthcare professionals
  • Good organisation 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

GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) would be desirable but not essential as every candidate will be considered on Merit.

Future prospects

Full-time permanent role for the right person and potential for future training.

Things to consider

If arriving by public transport, please check travel time before applying. You will need a computer/laptop for the apprenticeship training currently as our assessors will be delivering remotely with the current situation.


About the employer

Shoreham Street Pharmacy is an independent, pharmacy situated in the centre of Sheffield, West Yorkshire. We are committed to providing excellent services and professional advice for you and your family beyond the usual opening hours.

Employer

Medisun Pharmacy

Address

255

Shoreham Street

Sheffield

S1 4SS

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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)
  • Work-based learning
  • GPHC Approved Dispensing Qualification

Apprenticeship standard

Pharmacy services assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)


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