Apprentice Pharmacy Assistant CENTRE-CHEM LTD

This role maintains a high level of competence to ensure the safe dispensing of medication to customers, as well as being the experts that our customers can rely on. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate. Your duties will include, but not be limited to, support with patient consultations, dispensing medicine etc.,

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Closing date: 18 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £11,700.00

    £6.00 for 16-18 years old £7.00 for 19+

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 8:30am to 6pm Saturday 9am to 12pm Shifts are on a fair rota basis.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    26 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    18 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000219599

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • 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

Pharmacy Assistant Level 2 apprenticeship standard:

  • Medicine Counter Assistant Course accredited by the General Pharmaceutical Council [GPhc]
  • Dispensing Assistant Course accredited by the General Pharmaceutical Council [GPhc]
  • Functional Skills level 2 in maths and English if not already achieved grade 4 or C and above at GCSE or equivalent level

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

Centrechem Pharmacy are hoping to recruit a hardworking and determined candidate to work within their small team of qualified professionals, as an Apprentice Pharmacy Assistant. For the right person, there is the opportunity to secure full-time employment and progress to higher level qualifications.

Employer

CENTRE-CHEM LTD

Address

Pelton Primary Care Centre, Ouston Ln, Pelton, Chester-le-Street

DH2 1EZ

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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

07483367108

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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