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L3 Pharmacy Technician Apprentice Crossroads Chemist

An opportunity has arisen with Crossroads Chemist. You will be taking in and handing out prescriptions, dispensing and selling over the counter medicines. You will work towards a Level 3 Pharmacy Technician (integrated) apprenticeship standard.

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Closing date: 09 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,379.50

    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

    Shifts to be confirmed, with four days based in the pharmacy and one paid day at college.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    15 Dec 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000116831

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Taking in and handing out prescriptions
  • Receiving and ordering stock
  • Selling over the counter medicines
  • Dispensing
  • Advising patients about medications
  • Undertaking final checks on the prescriptions

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

  • The successful candidate will be working in the community pharmacy close to their home and attending college one day a week
  • The candidate will also be registered with the general Pharmaceutical Council Level 3 qualification
  • Apprentices without level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking the End-Point Assessment. For those with an education, health and care plan or a legacy statement, the apprenticeship’s English and maths minimum requirement is Entry Level 3

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Can progress to working as a pharmacy technician in a hospital, community pharmacy, air force and pharmaceutical industries.

In a hospital setting, there are several grades for pharmacy technicians.

They can, for example, specialise in areas such as quality control, staff training, information technology, supplies procurement, clinical trials or medicines information services.

Other roles may include managing a section of the pharmacy department.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Team working, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade 4 and Above) Essential

About the employer

Our reputation is built on our commitment to prompt professional, personal service and attention to detail, which is reflected in the services we offer and the time we take to get to know our clientele and how to best service their needs.

Employer

Crossroads Chemist

Address

334 STAINES ROAD

TWICKENHAM

TW2 5AT

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Training

Training provider

INSPIRE MIDDLESEX COLLEGE LTD

Contact

Gosia

info@inspiremiddlesexcollege.org

Apprenticeship standard

Pharmacy technician (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)


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