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Apprentice Pharmacy Assistant WILLINGHAM PHARMACY

A pharmacy based in Willingham 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: 14 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,740.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday - 9.00am - 5.00pm - shifts to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    22 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    15 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000066242

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

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

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
  • GPHC approved Dispensing and over counter 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, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Presentation skills, Team working, Non judgemental

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 travel time before applying.

About the employer

Welcome to Willingham Pharmacy located within the Medical Practice building in the historic Cambridge village of Willingham. We are an experienced and friendly pharmacy team offering various NHS and Private Pharmacy services. We offer advice on emergency contraception, private flu vaccines, pain management, travel advice, travel vaccines, emergency supply of medication, medication review and much more. Please contact pharmacy for advice and guidance regarding your medication or minor illness– no appointment needed.

Employer

WILLINGHAM PHARMACY

Address

52 LONG LANE

WILLINGHAM

CAMBRIDGE

CB24 5LB

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Training

Training provider

WOODSPEEN TRAINING LIMITED

Contact

Leonel Pedro

Leonel.Pedro@woodspeentraining.co.uk

Apprenticeship standard

Pharmacy services assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)


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