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Apprentice Pharmacy Assistant Wickersley Pharmacy

A pharmacy based in Wickersley 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 such as L3 pharmacy technician.

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Closing date: 14 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £8,754.20

    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 between hours of 8.00am-7.00pm, some Saturdays will be required and you will have a day off during the week if working Saturday

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    22 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    14 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000065995

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Duties to include:

  • Support with patient consultations
  • Dispensing medicine (after training)
  • General admin
  • Dealing with 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

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

  • 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 provided by employer
  • GPHC approved Dispensing and MCA qualification

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Full-time permanent role for the right person or further potential for other training such as a Level 3 Pharmacy Technician apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

If arriving by public transport please check times before applying. This role may close before the closing date if an appropriate candidate has been successful for the role.

About the employer

We provide a full range of NHS and Private pharmacy services including one off and repeat prescriptions, private prescriptions and more. We serve the local community with their health requirements.

Employer

Wickersley Pharmacy

Address

2 MORTHEN ROAD

WICKERSLEY

ROTHERHAM

S66 1EU

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Training

Training provider

WOODSPEEN TRAINING LIMITED

Contact

Philip Taylor

philip.taylor@woodspeentraining.co.uk

01484 429359

Apprenticeship standard

Pharmacy services assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)


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