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Apprentice Pharmacy Assistant Level 2 Sandwell Pharmacy

A pharmacy based in West Bromwich are hoping to recruit a hardworking and determined candidate to work within their team of qualified professionals, as an apprentice pharmacy assistant. Dealing with over the counter and phone enquiries 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: 19 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £8,754.20

    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, may include some weekend work and late hours due to nature of the business. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    26 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    03 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000103377

  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Dispensing medicine (With ongoing training)
  • 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:

  • L2 Functional Skills (If required)
  • Own in-house training
  • GPHC approved Qualification

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Full-time permanent role for the right person
  • Further potential for other training such as Level 3 Pharmacy Assistant

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Team working

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

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

About the employer

A local independent pharmacy located in West Bromwhich, Sandwell Pharmacy takes pride in providing value for money products for patient’s self-care. Along with providing an efficient and reliable service to all patients and customers.

Employer

Sandwell Pharmacy

Address

85 Church Vale

West Bromwich

B71 4DH

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Training

Training provider

WOODSPEEN TRAINING LIMITED

Contact

Carley

carley.charnock@woodspeentraining.co.uk

07483 367409

Apprenticeship standard

Pharmacy services assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)


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