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Apprentice Retail Pharmacy Assistant- Hobbs Pharmacy- Tonbridge BUTT & HOBBS LTD

Providing advice for minor ailments and suggesting products available over the counter (with training), and progressing onto dispensing prescriptions (labelling, assembling stock etc..)

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £7,776.00

  • Working week

    Monday, Tuesday,Thursday, Friday (9am-1pm, 2pm-5.30pm) and alternate Saturdays (9am-1pm)

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    27 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    31 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000050617

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Some of your duties will include: Complete all NHS and other pharmacy service paperwork Undertake the training required by the company to fulfil your role effectively and ensure a high degree of professionalism Keep up to date with current pharmacy practice, new drugs, and their uses Respect and maintain confidentiality of information concerning customers, colleagues, company policies and statistics in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation Ensure that customers receive excellent service Handing out medications to customers Ensure that the pharmacy always projects a professional image

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

Retail Level 2 Apprenticeship + 2 GPhC Accredited Courses delivered by the National Pharmacy Association (NPA) Medicines Counter Assistant and Accredited Dispensing Assistant Course.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Able to progress once fully qualified onto a technician course which allows greater responsibility and possibility of working anywhere in community or hospital pharmacy.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Communication skills, Customer care skills, Friendly

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Desired

Things to consider

Alternate weekends may not be suitable for all applicants, however it is non-negotiable.

About the employer

Hobbs Pharmacy Branches are owned by Butt & Hobbs Ltd. and are run by fully qualified Pharmacists, operating from registered pharmacy premises.

Employer

BUTT & HOBBS LTD

Address

Hobbs Pharmacy Tonbridge

1 River Lawn

TN9 1EP

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Training

Training provider

QUBE QUALIFICATIONS AND DEVELOPMENT LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard

Retailer

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2022