Pharmacy assistant apprentice NASH PHARMACY LTD

An immediate start. First point of contact with our customers i.e., face to face with public, selling medicines and toiletries and supporting the dispensary team. Working within a friendly pharmacy team at a very ethical and long-established pharmacy in Bolton.

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

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2023

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 – Friday 10:00 – 17:00 (variable according to rota).

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    16 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    18 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Customer service is paramount to the role
  • Stock control/management & the ordering processes
  • Professional customer interaction and handling situations sensitively
  • Learning the processes involved in retail sales
  • Learning about the importance of confidentiality and data protection when dealing with both customers and healthcare professionals
  • EPOS (Till)
  • Retail sales
  • Cleaning/ hygiene
  • Following Covid rules
  • In-house medicine training

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

Level 2 Customer Service Practitioner apprenticeship standard.

We do onsite training covering the sale of over-the-counter medicines which leads to the qualification of a qualified medicines counter assistant

This is a work-based qualification with college attendance one day per month.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

On successful completion of the apprenticeship there may be an opportunity for a full time position.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


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

Things to consider

All applicants must have had at least one covid vaccination or be prepared to have this before commencement of employment.

About the employer

Nash pharmacy opened in September 1988 to serve the needs of the local and wider community within the Bolton area, with access to primary healthcare and its ancillary products.







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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Customer service practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

Please click on the link below. Complete the form at the bottom of the vacancy with your details and attach a copy of your CV. A member of the Bury College apprenticeship team will then be in touch regarding your application.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 29 Sep 2023