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Pharmacy Services Apprentice PRIORY MEDICAL GROUP LTD

The Priory Pharmacy in York are looking for an enthusiastic person to join their team and assist in the day to day running of the business. They will be helping with the dispensing and stocking of medicine and pharmacy supplies. If this sounds like the role for you then please apply today!

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Closing date: 10 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, on a rota basis, some late night and weekend shifts.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    13 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    11 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000121258

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The successful candidate will be part of a dynamic and enthusiastic team providing over-the-counter and prescription pharmaceutical services to the local community. 

Helping with day-to-day tasks, such as consultations, dispensing medicine and general admin, the suitable candidate will be spend their time in both the shop-front retail and dispensary sides of the pharmacy.

Other tasks may include;

  • Operating the cash till
  • Merchandising
  • Reacting to incoming internet and phone enquiries
  • Use of the computer and the pharmacy specific software
  • Handling and unpacking orders
  • Stock management
  • Date-checking of stock and processing prescriptions

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

 

Apprentices will be required to produce work and build an e-portfolio of evidence through blended learning which will include practical and written knowledge assessments which are carried out in the workplace  

  • Pharmacy Services Assistant Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Level 2 functional skills in maths and English (if required)
    End-Point Assessment (EPA)

Apprentices will be required to produce work and build an e-portfolio of evidence through blended learning which will include practical and written knowledge assessments which are carried out in the workplace.

There will be an (EPA) end point assessment at the end of the apprenticeship.

 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

On completion of the Intermediate Apprenticeship, individuals will have the opportunity to apply to progress on to the Advanced Apprenticeship, they may also be offered full-time employment by the employer.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

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

About the employer

We are an independent pharmacy practice situated in the heart of your community. Our aim is to provide the highest possible standards of care for you and your family. The Priory Pharmacy is open 100 hours, every week. You can speak to one of our pharmacists, arrange to have your medicines delivered and discuss your healthcare needs.

Employer

PRIORY MEDICAL GROUP LTD

Address

Cornlands Road

York

YO24 3WX

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Training

Training provider

BRADFORD COLLEGE

Contact

Tom Hughes

t.hughes@bradfordcollege.ac.uk

01274 728316

Apprenticeship standard

Pharmacy services assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)


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