Pharmacy Assistant Apprenticeship WHITTLE PHARMACIES LTD

This is an exciting role that will include engaging with customers and clients to provide prescription counter services, advice, housekeeping duties such as stock rotation and stock replenishment, helping to deliver a variety of public health services whilst gaining a pharmacy qualification.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 29 Feb 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,982.40 to £21,673.60

    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 with 1 Saturday per month. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    05 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000219175

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Gain experience in retail
  • Learn about over-the-counter medicines
  • Assist in dispensing prescription medicines
  • Order pharmaceutical stock
  • Advise customers on over-the-counter medication
  • Assist with minor ailments

The training you will be getting

  • Pharmacy Services Assistant Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional Skills if required
  • Learning will be delivered online in a live virtual classroom environment

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • This is an exciting role that will include engaging with customers and clients to provide prescription counter services, advice, housekeeping duties such as stock rotation and stock replenishment, helping to deliver a variety of public health services whilst gaining a pharmacy qualification

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Non judgemental, Organisation skills, Patience, Team working

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4-9) Desired

Things to consider

Learning will be delivered online in a live virtual classroom environment in the pharmacy, so candidates need to be competent in and have access to a computer.

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

WHITTLE PHARMACIES LTD

Address

119 Lee Lane

BL6 7AR

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Training

Training provider

I & F 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


Employer's Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 29 Feb 2024