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Apprentice Retail Pharmacy Assistant- Hobbs Pharmacy- Bishop's Stortford BUTT & HOBBS LTD

Learn a job whilst you get your qualifications, the company will provide the mandatory training, Healthcare assistant (BTEC) and NVQ2 dispensing assistant. Your tasks include dealing with prescriptions and customers and working both at the counter and in the dispensary. No previous experience required.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: today

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Fridays Shifts to be confirmed at interview You will be working full time a maximum of 30 hours per week

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Nov 2022

  • Date posted

    05 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Some of your duties will include:
-Complete all NHS and other pharmacy service paperwork
-Undertake the training required by the company to fulfil your role effectively and ensure a high degree of professionalism
-Keep up to date with current pharmacy practice, new drugs, and their uses
-Respect and maintain confidentiality of information concerning customers, colleagues, company policies and statistics in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation
-Ensure that customers receive excellent service
-Handing out medications to customers
-Ensure that the pharmacy always projects a professional image
-Ensure that all areas within the pharmacy are clean, tidy, and well organised with special attention to risk management guidelines
-Ensure all orders are checked off accurately, and stock stored with care
-Ensure the date checking procedure is maintained and recorded

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

Retail Level 2 Apprenticeship + 2 GPhC Accredited Courses delivered by the National Pharmacy Association (NPA) Medicines Counter Assistant and Accredited Dispensing Assistant Course.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship you will receive a Level 2 NVQ, which will allow you to work as a fully qualified dispensing assistant, and act as a gateway to further career development, such as NVQ level 3.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Communication skills, Customer care skills, Friendly


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

Things to consider

This is a fast pace branch, we looking to recruit a candidate with strong personality and capable to work under pressure

About the employer

Hobbs Pharmacy has branches across the UK. We offer a range of professional services as well as friendly and confidential advice. All of our branches have highly trained pharmacists and support staff.




Haymeads Ln

CM23 5JH

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard


Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

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This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: today