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Pharmacy Services Apprentice WESTCLIFFE PHARMA LTD

Westcliffe Pharmacy in Shipley are looking for an enthusiastic person to join their team and assist in the day to day running of the business. If this sounds like yourself then please apply today! This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate.

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Closing date: 17 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 to Friday: 7am - 2pm or 3pm - 9pm on a rota basis Saturday and Sunday shifts available but not mandatory.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    18 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000123914

  • Positions

    2 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:

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.

  • Level 2 functional skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

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, Administrative skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

Make sure you can get to and fro the employer easily each day.

About the employer

Westciffe Pharmacy has been serving the local community for many years. An NHS registered pharmacy, its staff provide both over-the-counter and prescription services.

Employer

WESTCLIFFE PHARMA LTD

Address

WESTCLIFFE MEDICAL CENTRE

WESTCLIFFE ROAD

SHIPLEY

BD18 3EE

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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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