Apprentice Pharmacy Assistant ELMFIELD TRADING LTD

A pharmacy in South Shields are hoping to recruit a hardworking candidate to work within their team of professionals, as an Apprentice Pharmacy Assistant. You will be carrying out online customer service and learning about pharmacy specific duties such as dispensing medicine and stock rotation.

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Closing date: 18 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £11,700.00

    £6.00 - £7.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 8:30am to 6pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    25 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    20 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000210566

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Delivery of customer service
  • Dispensing of medication to patients
  • Over counter sales of non-prescription medication
  • Check and monitor prescription slips
  • Health & Safety Responsibility
  • Observing COVID Restrictions and Guidelines
  • Use of Patient Record Systems and use of smart card
  • Data Entry relating to medication
  • Labelling and Dispensing
  • Accuracy and Attention to detail
  • Numerate
  • Working within a team environment
  • Liaison with Doctors surgery and health professionals

The training you will be getting

  • Pharmacy services assistant Level 2
  • Medicine Counter Assistant Course accredited by the General Pharmaceutical Council [GPhc]
  • Dispensing Assistant Course accredited by the General Pharmaceutical Council [GPhc]

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

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

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

We are a group of family-owned independent pharmacies based in the North of England. The group is owned and ran by pharmacists, so we understand how important providing amazing patient care is and we are here to provide you and your family with the best and most friendly healthcare services that you deserve. Whatever your health problem or question, however big or small, we may be able to help.

Employer

ELMFIELD TRADING LTD

Address

60 HORSLEY HILL SQUARE

SOUTH SHIELDS

NE34 6RF

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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

Contact

Kate Anderson

kate.anderson@woodspeentraining.co.uk

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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