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Pharmacy Assistant Apprenticeship WESTLEE LTD

Medicines & Pharmacy provide high quality care for the people of Lincoln. Our experienced dispensary team offers a friendly and professional service that meets the needs of everyone. Whether it’s delivering your prescriptions for free or helping you to understand your medication, we pride ourselves on our dedication & commitment to you.

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Closing date: 15 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £8,754.20

    Possible wage increase in time and progression to train to higher level upon completion

    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 to Friday 9am to 5pm, shifts, may work evenings and weekends

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    25 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000043225

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Patient consultations (after training)
Dispensing medicine (after training)
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 (after training)

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Pharmacy Services Assistant Level 2 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

 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Full time permanent role for the right person.

Progression to higher level training.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade C - 4/5 or above) Desired

Things to consider

If arriving by public transport, please check travel time before applying.

About the employer

A pharmacy based in Lincoln (LN5) 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.

Employer

WESTLEE LTD

Address

41 HIGH STREET

NAVENBY

LINCOLN

LN5 0DZ

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Training

Training provider

WOODSPEEN TRAINING LIMITED

Contact

Heather Tomlinson-WOODSPEEN TRAINING LIMITED

heather.tomlinson@woodspeentraining.co.uk

07511183293

Apprenticeship standard

Pharmacy services assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)


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