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Apprentice Pharmacy Assistant MEDICHEM-NORTHOLME LTD

A pharmacy based in Halifax 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

    £10,582.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, shifts to be confirmed, due to the nature of the business there may be the requirement for some weekend working.

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    08 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000105288

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • 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, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

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About the employer

Medichem Northolme is a pharmacy that supports the local community with their healthcare needs.

Employer

MEDICHEM-NORTHOLME LTD

Address

Surgery

55 Northowram Green

Northowram

HX3 7JE

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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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