Apprentice Pharmacy Assistant SIMPILL LTD

As an apprentice you will be expected to achieve the qualification for the role. This will enable a more challenging and rewarding career. A Apprentice Pharmacy Assistant will be involved in supporting the supply, preparation and assembly of medicines and products; issuing them to patients and other healthcare professionals and assisting in providing advice to patients to help them to make effective use of their medicines.

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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 - 5.30pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    26 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    22 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000214076

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Support with patient consultations
  • Dispensing medicine
  • General admin
  • Dealing with 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

Level 2 Pharmacy Services Assistant Apprenticeship Standard, which includes:

  • Level 1/2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • In-house training

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Full-time permanent role for the right person. Further potential for other training such as a Level 3 Pharmacy Technician 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

Simpill is about making people’s lives easier. We don’t just deliver meds – we bring support, care, clarity, accuracy, and efficiency. We’ve created a quick and easy service and aim to get your medication delivered as quickly as possible – because the well-being of the people you care for is our top priority.

Employer

SIMPILL LTD

Address

Unit 6, S Nelson Rd, Cramlington

NE23 1WF

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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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