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Apprentice Pharmacy Services Assistant AQSA AND RYEMEAD PHARMACY LTD

A pharmacy are hoping to recruit a hardworking and determined candidate as an Apprentice Pharmacy Assistant. You will support with dispensing medicine and customer service. For the right person, there is the opportunity to secure full-time employment and progress to higher level qualifications such as L3 Pharmacy Technician. Pharmacy services assistant Level 2 (GCSE).

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Closing date: 25 Feb 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 between hours of 8:00am and 10:00pm. Some Saturdays maybe required on a rota; however, you will get a day off during the week if working Saturday. Days and shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    25 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000122538

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • 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 through an online programme that can be accessed at different times within the pharmacy

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 or potentially could go onto university to study at degree level.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths, English (Grade 4/C) Essential

About the employer

We are an independent Community Pharmacy that serves the people of Wycombe.

Employer

AQSA AND RYEMEAD PHARMACY LTD

Address

Wycombe Retail Park, Ryemead Way

High Wycombe

HP11 1FY

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Training

Training provider

WOODSPEEN TRAINING LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard

Pharmacy services assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)


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