Apprentice Pharmacy Assistant Level 2 G HORTON LIMITED

A pharmacy in Cirencester are hoping to recruit a hardworking and determined candidate to work within their small team of qualified professionals as an Apprentice Pharmacy Assistant. This apprenticeship will include dispensing and over counter training and could progress to higher level qualifications such as Level 3 Pharmacy Technician.

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Closing date: 05 Oct 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, may include some weekend work and late hours due to nature of the business. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    19 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    20 Jul 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Dispensing medicine (with ongoing training)
  • General admin
  • Dealing with over-the-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 2 Functional Skills (if required)
  • Our own in-house training
  • GPHC-approved qualification

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Potential full-time permanent role for the right person
  • Further potential for other training such as Level 3 Pharmacy Assistant

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade C/4 or above) Desired

Things to consider

If arriving by public transport, please check travel time before applying.

About the employer

A local independent pharmacy located in Cirencester, G.Horton takes pride in providing value for money products for patient’s self-care, along with providing an efficient and reliable service to all patients and customers. They are hoping to recruit a hardworking and determined candidate to work within their team.







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Training provider




07483 367409

Apprenticeship standard

Pharmacy services assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)

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