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Pharmacy Assistant Apprenticeship Swillington Pharmacy

A pharmacy based in Swillington, Leeds are hoping to recruit a hardworking and determined candidate to work within their small 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.

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Closing date: 04 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,010.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 9am - 5 pm, however due to the nature of the business occasional Saturdays may be required.

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    08 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000103253

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Duties to include:

  • Patient consultations
  • Dispensing medicine
  • General admin
  • Dealing with over the 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
  • GPHC approved Dispensing and over counter qualification

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.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Presentation skills, Logical, Team working, Non judgemental

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

If arriving by public transport, please check travel time before applying.

About the employer

Swillington Pharmacy supports the local community with their healthcare needs.

Employer

Swillington Pharmacy

Address

CHURCH LANE

SWILLINGTON

LEEDS

LS26 8DY

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Training

Training provider

WOODSPEEN TRAINING LIMITED

Contact

Michaella Moreton

michaella.moreton@woodspeentraining.co.uk

Apprenticeship standard

Pharmacy services assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)


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