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Pharmacy Assistant Services Apprenticeship (Level 2) Clayfield Pharmacy

Exciting opportunity for Pharmacy Assistant Services Apprentice L2. Candidate must have a positive attitude, is hardworking and 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: 18 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 between 9am to 5pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    22 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Provides a variety of pharmacy and medicines services to patients, the public and other professional healthcare teams
  • Supports the delivery of pharmacy services in a variety of pharmacy environments
  • Supply, preparation and assembly of medicines
  • Ordering and receiving medicines, as well as their storage, disposal and return
  • Understanding of healthy lifestyle choices and relevant screening services
  • 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
  • Medicines Counter Assistant
  • Workshops will be held at the employer premises or at Get SET Academy

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Potentially lead to full-time employment and further training qualification i.e. Pharmacy Technician.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience, Trustworthy, Honest, Respect


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

About the employer

Geloo Brothers Ltd is a family owned Dispensing Chemist business that was established in the year 1985. Geloo Brothers Ltd currently owns and runs five Retail Pharmacy Branches in and around Blackburn.


Clayfield Pharmacy


8 Alder Drive



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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Pharmacy services assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)

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