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Pharmacy Apprenticeship Level 2 Xtreme Pharmacy

A pharmacy based in Birmingham 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: 18 Sep 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 - Friday, may include some weekend work and late hours due to nature of the business. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    19 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000067172

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Dispensing medicine (With ongoing 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

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

  • L2 Functional Skills (If required)
  • Own in-house training
  • GPHC approved Qualification

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Full-time permanent role for the right person
  • Further potential for other training,  Level 3

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade GCSE grades A-C, 9-4 or above) Desired

About the employer

A local independent pharmacy located in Birmingham. Xtreme Pharmacy takes pride in providing value for money products for patient’s self-care.

Employer

Xtreme Pharmacy

Address

62 WITTON ROAD

BIRMINGHAM

B6 6LE

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Training

Training provider

WOODSPEEN TRAINING LIMITED

Contact

Michealla

michaella.moreton@woodspeentraining.co.uk

Apprenticeship standard

Pharmacy services assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)


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