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Apprentice Pharmacy Assistant EXEL (GB) LIMITED

Exel Pharmacy in Greengates Bradford are providing an excellent opportunity for a hardworking and organised candidate to join their professional team as an apprentice and work towards a level 2 qualification as a Pharmacy Assistant.

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Closing date: 15 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £192.40

    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 - Saturday, 9.00am - 6.00pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    18 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    03 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001829699

  • Positions

    1 available

You will be part of a dynamic and enthusiastic team providing expert healthcare to the local community. 

Working with a team of professionals and helping with day-to-day tasks such as consultations, dispensing medicine and general admin, the suitable candidate will be spending time in both the retail and dispensary sides of the pharmacy.

Other tasks include:

  • Using the cash till
  • Merchandising
  • Dealing with internet 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 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

  • Candidates must be punctual and friendly
  • Must be willing to work as part of a team other pharmacists and work hard to achieve the apprenticeship qualification and help the company grow as a whole
  • Keen to progress
  • Must be willing to work as part of a team
  • Work hard to achieve and complete the qualification
  • Willingness to learn

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE A*-C or 9 - 4 in maths and English 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

"We are a Community Pharmacy serving the needs of our population . We are big enough to cope and small enough to care. We offer services such as Blood Pressure Testing, Repeat Prescription Delivery, Private Consultation and over the counter sales"

Employer

EXEL (GB) LIMITED

Address

149

New Line

Bradford

BD10 0BU

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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

Level 2 Pharmacy Services Assistant apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • 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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