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Pharmacy Assistant Apprenticeship KNIGHTS CHEMIST LTD

This is an exciting role that will include engaging with customers and clients to provide prescription counter services, advice, housekeeping duties such as stock rotation and stock replenishment, helping to deliver a variety of public health services whilst gaining a pharmacy qualification.

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Closing date: 13 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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

    Opening hours Mon -Fri 8.30am - 6.30pm Sat 8.30am -12pm Candidate will work their agreed hours between these times

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    13 Months

  • Possible start date

    14 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    12 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Dealing with customers 
  • Assisting in Dispensary  
  • Labelling medications 
  • Opening packing lines 
  • Assisting maintenance of stock levels 
  • Receiving incoming goods 
  • Replenishing shelves 
  • Answering customer queries 

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

Pharmacy Services L2.
Functional skills if required.

Learning will be delivered online in a live virtual classroom environment in the pharmacy.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Potential progression for the right person. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


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

Things to consider

Learning will be delivered online in a live virtual classroom environment, so candidates need to be competent in and have access to a computer.

About the employer

Knights Pharmacies share the same vision - to provide exceptional service for you and your family. Our highly trained and dedicated pharmacy teams can help in every aspect of your well being and provide a full range of pharmacy and healthcare services including prescriptions, vaccinations, and free healthcare advice.




178 Stourbridge Road



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Training provider



Sarah Jevons

0161 794 0528

Apprenticeship standard

Pharmacy services assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)

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