Apprentice Pharmacy Assistant AAA HEALTH LIMITED

This role maintains a high level of competence to ensure the safe dispensing of medication to customers, dealing with over the counter and phone enquiries as well as being the experts that our customers can rely on. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate.

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Closing date: 18 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £11,700.00

    £6.00 - £7.00

  • Working week

    Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    25 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    16 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000210466

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Support with patient consultations
  • Dispensing medicine
  • 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

The training you will be getting

  • Medicine Counter Assistant Course accredited by the General Pharmaceutical Council [GPhc]
  • Dispensing Assistant Course accredited by the General Pharmaceutical Council [GPhc]
  • Maths and English grade 4 or C and above at GCSE or equivalent level

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Pharmacy Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard
  • A permanent position within the organisation

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

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

About the employer

A pharmacy based in Newcastle Upon Tyne, are hoping to recruit a hardworking and determined candidate to work within their small team of qualified professionals, as an Apprentice Pharmacy Assistant, providing a variety of pharmacy and medicines services to patients, the public and other professional healthcare teams. Under new management seeking a new apprentice pharmacy assistant.

Employer

AAA HEALTH LIMITED

Address

17

Ashburton Road

Newcastle Upon Tyne

NE3 4XN

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Training

Training provider

WOODSPEEN TRAINING LIMITED

Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Pharmacy services assistant

Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications


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