Apprentice Pharmacy Assistant Chestnut Pharmacy

A pharmacy based in Doncaster are hoping to recruit a hardworking and determined candidate to work within their small team of qualified professionals, as an apprentice Pharmacy Assistant. Duties will include dealing with counter and phone enquiries, working in the dispensary and checking stock. Potential to progress onto L3 Technician course.

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Closing date: 25 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,609.60

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday between hours of 8.00am-6.00pm and some Saturdays maybe required due to nature of the business between hours of 8.00am-12.00pm. Shifts to be decided after interview.

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2023

  • Date posted

    05 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000114685

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Duties to include:

  • Support with patient consultations
  • Dispensing medicine (after training)
  • General admin
  • Dealing with 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 provided by employer
  • GPHC approved Dispensing and MCA qualification
  • Training will be provided on a weekly basis

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Full-time 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, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Non judgemental, Patience

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 times before applying. This role may close before the closing date if an appropriate candidate has been successful for the role

About the employer

Chestnut Pharmacy is an independent, pharmacy situated in Doncaster. We are committed to providing excellent services and professional advice for you and your family.

Employer

Chestnut Pharmacy

Address

CARCROFT HEALTH CENTRE

CHESTNUT AVENUE

CARCROFT

DN6 8AG

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Training

Training provider

WOODSPEEN TRAINING LIMITED

Contact

Michaella Moreton

michaella.moreton@woodspeentraining.co.uk

07872831019

Apprenticeship standard

Pharmacy services assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)


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