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Apprentice Pharmacy Services Assistant Hillsborough 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: 03 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 (30 hours) Shifts to be decided

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    11 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    14 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001833988

  • 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

GCSEs 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

It is highly important that you do not contact the Employer directly - any attempt of this may invalidate candidate’s application. Should you have any queries regarding your application or the job itself, please contact your local Woodspeen Training Academy.

note this job may expire before the stated date if a suitable applicant is appointed.

Please consider how you would travel to this vacancy, if you will be using public transport, please check this before applying.


About the employer

We are an independent NHS Community Pharmacy serving the people of Sheffield

Employer

Hillsborough Pharmacy

Address

58-60

Holme Lane

Sheffield

S6 4JQ

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Training

Training provider

WOODSPEEN TRAINING LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Woodspeen Training

Contact

philip Taylor 07940516087 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)
  • In-house training

Apprenticeship standard

Pharmacy services assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)


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