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Pharmacy Service Assistant Apprenticeship L2 PRESTFORD LIMITED

This is an exciting opportunity for a Pharmacy Services Assistant Apprentice L2 Candidate who must have a positive attitude, be hardworking, well presented with good communication skills. Prior pharmacy experience is desirable but not essential as all training will be provided on the job.

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Closing date: 03 Oct 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 to Friday 9am to 5pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    11 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    04 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

1.       Provide a variety of pharmacy and medicines services to patients, the public and other professional healthcare teams.

2.       Support the delivery of pharmacy services in a variety of pharmacy environments.

3.       Supply, preparation, and assembly of medicines.

4.       Ordering and receiving medicines, as well as their storage, disposal, and return.

5.       Understanding of healthy lifestyle choices and relevant screening services.

6. Understand and work to standard operating procedures.

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

Pharmacy services Assistant Level 2. They will receive a L2 qualification. 

This training will be conducted primarily at the employer’s site.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Potential of leading to full time employment or progression onto Level 3 qualification.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience


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

About the employer

We are a local community pharmacy chain that provides a wide range of pharmacy services to patients. We are proud to be an independent pharmacy group employing local people and ensuring that we represent the communities we serve. Our aim continues to be to climb to ever greater heights of excellence, exceed our customers’ expectations, and push pharmacy into new frontiers in healthcare.




117B Withington Road


M16 8EE

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Pharmacy services assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)

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