Apprentice Pharmacy Assistant - Level 2 Stephens Pharmacy
A pharmacy based in St Helens are hoping to recruit a hardworking and determined candidate to work within their team of qualified professionals, as an Apprentice Pharmacy Assistant. For the right person, there is the opportunity to secure full-time employment and progress to higher level qualifications such as Level 3 pharmacy technician.
Closing date: 01 Dec 2022
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
Total hours per week: 37
Possible start date
02 Dec 2022
31 Oct 2022
Level 2 (GCSE)
What will the apprentice be doing?
Duties to include:
- Support with patient consultations
- Dispensing medicine (after training)
- General admin
- Dealing with counter and phone enquiries
- Use of the computer and the pharmacy specific software
- Checking off and unpacking orders
- Stock management
- Date checking of stock
- Processing NHS prescriptions
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
Level 2 Pharmacy services assistant apprenticeship standard, which includes:
- Level 1/2 functional skills in maths and English (if required)
- End-Point assessment (EPA)
- In-house training provided by employer
- GPHC approved Dispensing and MCA qualification
Training will be through an online programme that can be accessed at different times within the pharmacy.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
Full-time permanent role for the right person or further potential for other training such as a Level 3 Pharmacy Technician apprenticeship or potentially could go onto university to study at degree level, upon successful completion of apprenticeship.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
Things to consider
About the employer
WOODSPEEN TRAINING LIMITED
Pharmacy services assistant
Level 2 (GCSE)
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