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Pharmacy Assistant Apprenticeship GORGEMEAD LIMITED

This is an exciting role that will include engaging with customers and clients to provide prescription counter services, advice, housekeeping duties such as stock rotation and stock replenishment, helping to deliver a variety of public health services whilst gaining a pharmacy qualification.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 09 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £11,564.80

  • Working week

    Shop opening hours are Monday – Friday, 9am - 6pm. Candidate will work their agreed hours between these times.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    11 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    08 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000104973

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Gain experience in retail 
  • Learn about over-the-counter medicines 
  • Assist in dispensing prescription medicines 
  • Order pharmaceutical stock 
  • Advise customers on over-the-counter medication  
  • Assist with minor ailments

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

Pharmacy services assistant Level 2 (GCSE).

Functional Skills if required. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Potential progression for the right person.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4-9) Desired

Things to consider

Learning will be delivered online in a live virtual classroom environment in the pharmacy, so candidates need to be competent in and have access to a computer.

About the employer

Cohens Chemist is one of the UK’s leading community and online pharmacies. The Company has been established since 1980 with over 200 branches in the UK providing expert care to over 450,000 patients and processing over 1 million prescriptions.  With a strong community presence and an online healthcare platform our patients can take control of their healthcare whenever they want from wherever they live.

Employer

GORGEMEAD LIMITED

Address

Cohens Chemist, 55-57 Barlow Road, Levenshulme

MANCHESTER

M19 3DB

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Training

Training provider

I & F LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard

Pharmacy services assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 09 Dec 2022