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Apprentice Pharmacy Assistant Oakbrook Pharmacy

A pharmacy based in Sheffield are hoping to recruit a hard-working and determined candidate to work within their small team of qualified professionals, as an Apprentice Pharmacy Assistant. The role will involve supporting with patient consultations and dispensing medicine (after training). Potential progression to the L3 technician after.

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Closing date: 05 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80

    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 9am - 5pm.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    13 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    10 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000121127

  • 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

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, Attention to detail, Administrative skills, Team working, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3/D) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 3/D) 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

Oakbrook Pharmacy is based in Sheffield and we 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. This is a fantastic and unique opportunity for someone with the desired qualitites and attributes. Green Cross Chemists Limited are the largest Sheffield-based chain of independent pharmacies and have been providing quality pharmaceutical healthcare to the local community since 1984.

Employer

Oakbrook Pharmacy

Address

Oakbrook Pharmacy

237 Oakbrook Road

Sheffield

S11 7EB

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Training

Training provider

WOODSPEEN TRAINING LIMITED

Contact

Joseph Crane

joseph.crane@woodspeentraining.co.uk

07938602588

Apprenticeship standard

Pharmacy services assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)


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