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Apprentice Pharmacy Assistant MR N K PATEL T/A MR N PATEL

Adswood Pharmacy, 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: 30 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

    Monday-Friday 09:00-18:00 Total hours per week: 40 hours a week Total hours per week: 40 hours a week

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    19 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 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 or potentially could go onto university to study at degree level.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills


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

About the employer

Singers Chemist delivers general pharmacy services to the public including: Appliance dispensing New medicine service Seasonal flu vaccination service (at risk groups) Prescription collection from local General Practices Appointment booking available for consultations Appointment booking for consultations not required Prescription delivery service Inhaler recycling Multi-lingual staff Private consultation room NHS services Medication review service Needle and syringe exchange




205 Garners Lane



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Apprenticeship standard

Pharmacy services assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)

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