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Pharmacy Assistant Apprenticeship THE FINNEY PHARMA LTD

To work as part of a pharmacy team under the supervision of the registered Pharmacist and to ensure an accurate, timely, high quality dispensary is provided to our customers in a caring, friendly, and professional manner.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £7,503.60

    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 – 6pm

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    17 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    03 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000072830

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Dispensing medicine
  • General admin
  •  Dealing with over the 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
  • Communicating with healthcare professionals, medical staff regarding medication and prescriptions
  • Working as part of a team
  • Providing excellent customer service
  •  Providing a professional image at all times
  • Housekeeping

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

  • Level 2 Pharmacy Assistant apprenticeship
  • Functional Skills maths and English Level 1 and/or Level 2, as appropriate
  • Training will take place at the workplace - no need to travel to a college

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Possible full-time permanent role for the right person, and to progress to Level 3 Pharmacy Technician Apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

Committed to complete learning

About the employer

Our reputation is built on our commitment to prompt professional, personal service and attention to detail, which is reflected in the services we offer and the time we take to get to know our clientele and how to best service their needs.

Employer

THE FINNEY PHARMA LTD

Address

84 RYHOPE ROAD

SUNDERLAND

SR2 9QE

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Training

Training provider

BUTTERCUPS TRAINING LIMITED

Contact

Apprenticeship Onboarding Team

enquiries@buttercups.co.uk

01159374936

Apprenticeship standard

Pharmacy services assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)


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