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Pharmacy Services Apprentice HALTEMPRICE ONLINE LIMITED

Haltemprice Pharmacy are looking for a hardworking individual to join their small team based in Swanland Hull. If you are looking to get into a career in the pharmaceutical industry, then apply now!

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Closing date: 16 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80 to £19,760.00

    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 - 9:00am - 5:30am. One Saturday in three - 9am - 1:00pm.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    03 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000103749

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

You will be providing healthy lifestyle advice and health services to our patients through great conversations as well as delivering the technical aspects of the supply of medicines.
This is often a fast-paced environment in which you will interact with many different people and will be a core member of the pharmacy and healthcare team.
What you’ll be doing day to day.
It’s all about providing health advice through focussed conversations with our patients, whilst giving clear and accurate answers.

Tailoring conversations with every customer to ensure they leave your pharmacy feeling informed and confident about their healthcare needs.

  • Delivering the technical aspects of the dispensary whilst ensuring the safe supply of medicines e.g. ordering medicines, labelling, dispensing, endorsing and collection of prescriptions.
  • Complying with legal and professional requirements and accepted guidance on professional practice in Boots.
  • Seeking opportunities to engage with GPs and practice teams to promote services and items.
  • Delivering efficient dispensary operations and ensuring dispensing losses are minimised.

What you’ll need to have.
We’re offering you an exciting career opportunity and a chance to continue your professional journey. You will need to have an NVQ Level 2 equivalent in Pharmacy Services and may currently be or have previous experience of working as a Pharmacy Advisor
(Dispensing Assistant) to join us.

But it isn’t just about experience or knowledge, we’re looking for people with a genuine passion for customer care and who will be ambassadors for healthcare in our stores. You will have the ability to build meaningful relationships with patients and your team and will be
able to understand individual customer needs and tailor your support and advice appropriately. You will have the ability to advise patients with confidence and accuracy whilst remaining customer focussed.

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

Apprentices will be required to produce work and build an e-portfolio of evidence through blended learning which will include practical and written knowledge assessments which are carried out in the workplace.

Pharmacy Services Assistant Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard:

Apprentices will be required to produce work and build an e-portfolio of evidence through blended learning which will include practical and written knowledge assessments which are carried out in the workplace.

There will be an (EPA) end point assessment at the end of the apprenticeship.

  • Level 2 functional skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

On completion of the Intermediate Apprenticeship, individuals will have the opportunity to apply to progress on to the Advanced Apprenticeship, they may also be offered full-time employment by the employer.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9 - 4 (A* - C)) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9 - 4 (A* - C)) Desired

About the employer

Exceptional patient-centred care is at the heart of everything we do and as a Pharmacy Advisor you’ll be part of helping patients feel good. It’s everything from the clear advice and care you offer them, to the wide ranges of dispensing services we provide. Within Boots we have Pharmacy Advisors and this is sometimes known as a Dispenser. To provide fantastic patient care as a Pharmacy Advisor you will work across the healthcare counter and the dispensary to where the patients' needs you most. This is a great opportunity to develop your Pharmacy career and make a difference to the lives of our patients.

Employer

HALTEMPRICE ONLINE LIMITED

Address

16 West End

Swanland

HU14 3PE

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Training

Training provider

BRADFORD COLLEGE

Contact

Tom Hughes

t.hughes@bradfordcollege.ac.uk

01274 728316

Apprenticeship standard

Pharmacy services assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)


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