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Level 2 Pharmacy services assistant apprenticeship THE HUB PHARMACY LIMITED

We are looking for a high-performing and pleasant team player with good communication and interpersonal skills, initiative, attention to detail, the potential to improve, and pride in themselves and their excellent work. You will be required to speak to patients, dispense prescriptions, and deal with all other aspects of the pharmacy.

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Closing date: 03 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £8,128.90

    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

    Shifts to be discussed at interview. Opening hours are Monday to Saturday 07:00 - 22:00, Sunday: 09.00 - 19:00

    Total hours per week: 32.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    19 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000099423

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • You will work to provide excellent patient service through greeting and serving customers on the pharmacy counter
  • You will also support the dispensary team
  • Patient care is at the heart of everything we do and this role is an important responsibility

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?

  • On successful completion of the apprenticeship, you will be a qualified pharmacy dispenser and would be able to work in any pharmacy as a dispenser
  • If offered by an employer, you would be able to progress to a Level 3 Pharmacy Technician apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Logical, Team working, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

You would be required to be active for the majority of your working day.

About the employer

Our vision is to create a clinically focussed pharmacy company which strives to improve the health of all our patients. This vision is recognised in everything that we do; through our pharmacy teams, through the way we treat our patients, through the clinical services we offer and even through the way our pharmacies are designed and built. We treat all our patients the same, whether or not we see them face-to-face or whether we communicate with them via telephone or the internet.

Employer

THE HUB PHARMACY LIMITED

Address

Whitegate Pharmacy

150 Whitegate Drive

Blackpool

FY3 9ES

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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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