L3 Pharmacy Technician Apprentice PURI CHEMISTS LTD

An opportunity has arisen with Puri Pharmacy. You will be taking in and handing out prescriptions, dispensing and selling over the counter medicines. You will work towards a Level 3 Pharmacy Technician (integrated) Apprenticeship Standard.

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Closing date: 27 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,296.00

  • Working week

    Shifts to be confirmed, with four days based in the pharmacy and one paid day at college.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    28 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    11 Dec 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000217695

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Taking in and handing out prescriptions
  • Receiving and ordering stock
  • Selling over the counter medicines
  • Dispensing
  • Advising patients about medications
  • Undertaking final checks on the prescriptions

The training you will be getting

  • Level 3 Pharmacy Technician (integrated) Apprenticeship Standard
  • The successful candidate will be working in the community pharmacy close to their home and attending college one day a week
  • The candidate will also be registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council Level 3 Qualification

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Can progress to working as a pharmacy technician in a hospital, community pharmacy, air force and pharmaceutical industries
  • In a hospital setting, there are several grades for pharmacy technicians
  • They can, for example, specialise in areas such as quality control, staff training, information technology, supplies procurement, clinical trials or medicines information services

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Team working, Initiative, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade 4 and above) Essential

About the employer

Our reputation is built on our commitment to prompt professional, personal service and attention to detail, which is reflected in the services we offer and the time we take to get to know our clientele and how to best service their needs.

Employer

PURI CHEMISTS LTD

Address

165A Ryefield Avenue

Uxbridge

UB10 9DA

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Training

Training provider

INSPIRE MIDDLESEX COLLEGE LTD

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

info@inspiremiddlesexcollege.org

Apprenticeship standard

Pharmacy technician (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)

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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