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 - 9am-5pm Tuesday - 9am-5pm Thursday - 9am-5pm Friday - 9am-5pm 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 e.g. 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?

Functional Skills if required 

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, Customer care skills, Organisation skills, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental


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

Things to consider

Learning will be delivered online in a live virtual classroom environment in the pharmacy, so candidates need to be competent in and have access to a computer.

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.




17 Brockenhurst Road



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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