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Apprentice Pharmacy Assistant Fagley Pharmacy

A pharmacy based in Bradford are hoping to recruit a hard-working professional as an Apprentice Pharmacy Assistant. For the right person, there is the opportunity to secure full time employment and progress to higher level qualifications such as level 3 pharmacy technician. Duties will include checking off, unpacking orders, stock management etc

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Closing date: 12 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £8,754.20

    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 the hours of 9.00am - 6.00pm. Shifts to be decided after interview

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    16 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000123058

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Serving customers over the counter
  • Dispensing medicine (after training)
  • General admin
  • Dealing with 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 provided on a weekly basis

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, Organisation skills, Customer care 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

Fagley Pharmacy is an independent, pharmacy situated in Bradford. We are committed to providing excellent services and professional advice for you and your family. We are looking for a new apprentice to be able to fit in with our team and support the local community with excellent customer service. We are looking for an apprentice to join our team and get the training required for a career within the pharmacy industry.

Employer

Fagley Pharmacy

Address

75 Fagley Road

Bradford

BD2 3LS

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Training

Training provider

WOODSPEEN TRAINING LIMITED

Contact

Michaella Moreton

michaella.moreton@woodspeentraining.co.uk

07872831019

Apprenticeship standard

Pharmacy services assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)


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