Pharmacy Assistant Apprenticeship PILL BOX CHEMISTS LTD

This is an exciting role that will include engaging with patients to provide community pharmacy services. You will learn to give advice and support to patients, dispense their medication, and support with housekeeping duties such as stock rotation and replenishment whilst gaining a pharmacy qualification in an NHS Pharmacy.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 04 Apr 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday – Friday 9am-7pm The candidate will work their agreed hours between these times.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    03 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Gain experience in an NHS Community Pharmacy
  • Advise customers on over-the-counter medication
  • Learn about over-the-counter medication
  •  Assist in dispensing prescription medicines
  • Order Pharmaceutical Stock
  • Actively participate in providing patient services eg. Blood Pressure Checks
  • Working within a regulated healthcare environment


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

Pharmacy services assistant Level 2 (GCSE) 

Medicines Counter Assistant (GPhC Reconised)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Potential progression for the right person.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Non judgemental, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4-9) Desired

Things to consider

Pharmacy services assistant Level 2 (GCSE) Functional skills if required.

About the employer

Our reputation is built on our commitment to prompt professional, personal service and attention to detail, which is reflected in the services we offer and the time we take to get to know our clientele and how to best service their needs.




Bridge Chemist, 153 Maybury Road


GU21 5JR

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Pharmacy services assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 04 Apr 2023