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Apprentice Pharmacy Assistant Amin Pharmacy

A pharmacy based in London are hoping to recruit an apprentice to work within their small team. You will support with customer service as well as dispensing medicine (after training). 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.

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Closing date: 19 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £7,503.60

    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 - Saturday - 30 hours - Shifts to be decided. If working a Saturday, you will be provided with one day off during the week.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    27 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    23 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000125260

  • 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, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Non judgemental

Qualifications

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

We provide a full range of NHS and Private pharmacy services including one off and repeat prescriptions, private prescriptions and more. We are a small business and looking to support an apprentice into a career within the pharmacy industry.

Employer

Amin Pharmacy

Address

285-287 BROCKLEY ROAD

BROCKLEY

LONDON

SE4 2SA

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Training

Training provider

WOODSPEEN TRAINING LIMITED

Contact

Philip Taylor

philip.taylor@woodspeentraining.co.uk

01484 429359

Apprenticeship standard

Pharmacy services assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)


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