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Apprentice Pharmacy Assistant Peak Pharmacy

A pharmacy based in Chesterfield 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. Duties include: Support with patient consultations and dispensing medicine (After training).

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Closing date: 31 Jan 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

    Monday - Friday. Some Saturday work may be required. Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    19 Dec 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000117256

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Duties to include:

  • Support with patient consultations
  • Dispensing medicine (After training)
  • 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?

Training to be provided
 

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

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Possibility of full-time permanent role for the right person.
  • Further potential for other training such as a Level 3 Pharmacy Technician apprenticeship standard.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

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

About the employer

Peak Pharmacy was founded in 1981 and is based in Chesterfield, Derbyshire. It has grown via merger and acquisition from a single pharmacy into the business it is today with over 140 pharmacies and an online pharmacy. The most significant pharmacy chains who have joined Peak Pharmacy have been Tims & Parker, Manor Pharmacy, Cox & Robinson, Brennan’s, and Murrays Pharmacy

Employer

Peak Pharmacy

Address

24 Attlee Road

Inkersall

Chesterfield

S43 3ST

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Training

Training provider

WOODSPEEN TRAINING LIMITED

Contact

Kim Morrison

kim.morrison@woodspeentraining.co.uk

07872836511

Apprenticeship standard

Pharmacy services assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)


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