Pharmacy Services Apprentice CLIFFE AVENUE LTD

Cliffe Avenue Pharmacy are looking for an enthusiastic person to join their team and assist in the day to day running of the business. They will be helping with the dispensing and stocking of medicine and pharmacy supplies. If this sounds like the role for you, then please apply today!

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Closing date: 16 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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 9:00am - 5:00pm

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    19 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    12 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 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 spending 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?

  • Pharmacy Services Assistant level 2 apprenticeship standard
  • Level 2 functional skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

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.

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, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


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

About the employer

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







BD17 6NX

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Training provider



Tom Hughes

01274 728316

Apprenticeship standard

Pharmacy services assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)

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