Apprentice Pharmacy Assistant Pimhole Pharmacy

Immediate start for an enthusiastic individual, working within a friendly pharmacy team at a very ethical and long-established pharmacy in Bury. We are looking for someone who is organised, diligent and willing to join a friendly, hard-working team, in a very busy customer facing environment supporting the dispensary team. You will be learning the processes involved in retail sales.

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

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Closing date: 29 Sep 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 - 9am – 6pm

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    16 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    23 Jun 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Customer service is paramount to the role & we do onsite training covering the sale of over the counter medicines which leads to the qualification of a qualified medicines counter assistant.
  • Stock control/management & the ordering processes
  • Professional customer interaction and handling situations sensitively
  • Learning the processes involved in retail sales.
  • Learning about the importance of confidentiality and data protection when dealing with both customers and healthcare professionals.
  • Retail sales

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

  • Customer Service Practitioner Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional skills if required
  • College attendance is required monthly

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There may be an opportunity for employment and career progression upon successful completion of the apprenticeship. 

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, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade C/4 or willing to work towards) Essential

About the employer

Pimhole Pharmacy is committed to ‘Healthcare in the Community”. Our customers are our main focus and we endeavour to provide them with exceptional service and healthcare. Located within the heart of the community, we strive to be the first choice for customer needs. We aim to provide our patients and customers with comprehensive information and guidance about their health and wellbeing.


Pimhole Pharmacy





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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Customer service practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

Please click on the link below. Complete the form at the bottom of the vacancy with your details and attach a copy of your CV. A member of the Bury College Apprenticeship Team will then be in touch regarding your application.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 29 Sep 2023