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Pharmacy Assistant Level 2 Apprenticeship Oakwood Pharmacy

A pharmacy based in Loughborough 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: 17 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80

    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 to Friday 9am to 5pm, shifts, may work evenings and weekends.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    19 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    25 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000069489

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Duties to include:

Patient consultations (After training)
Dispensing medicine (all training provided)
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

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)
Work-based learning
GPHC Approved Dispensing Qualification

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Full-time permanent role for the right person and potential for future training


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade C - 4/5 or above) Desired

About the employer

Oakwood Pharmacy is an independent pharmacy situated in Loughborough. We are committed to providing excellent services and professional advice for you and your family.

Employer

Oakwood Pharmacy

Address

2A MAIN STREET

WOODHOUSE EAVES

LOUGHBOROUGH

LE12 8RZ

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Training

Training provider

WOODSPEEN TRAINING LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard

Pharmacy services assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)


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