Apprentice Pharmacy Assistant Henbury Pharmacy

We are hoping to recruit a hard-working professional as an apprentice pharmacy assistant. For the right person, there is the opportunity to secure full time employment and progress to higher level qualifications such as level 3 pharmacy technician. Duties will include checking off, unpacking orders, stock management etc.

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Closing date: 27 Feb 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,982.40

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm, flexibility maybe required and possible weekend work. To be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    28 Feb 2024

  • Date posted

    21 Dec 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000219500

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

We are looking for someone who has good communication, customer service and organisation skills. This is because you will be talking to a variety of patients who will each have individual needs, so these types of skills are very important. To help you thrive in a pharmacy setting, you should be punctual not only arriving to work but also meeting deadlines, a friendly personality, keen to progress, a caring team member, hardworking and have a willingness to learn.

GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English are desired but not essential.

What are the duties of the role?

  • 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

  • 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
  • A lot of support form your tutor and colleagues

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, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications

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

About the employer

This pharmacy is part of the Magna Healthcare Group and have several pharmacies across Bristol. Keen to find apprentices to join their team. Excellent training and support from a fantastic team.

Employer

Henbury Pharmacy

Address

Chew Pharmacy, South Parade

Chew Magna

Bristol

BS40 8SH

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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

Paisley Firth

Paisley.Firth@woodspeentraining.co.uk

07483357824

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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