L3 Pharmacy Technician Apprentice OAKLEIGH GROUP OF PHARMACIES LTD

An opportunity arose with WellCare 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 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,480.00

    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

    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 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    02 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000219829

  • Positions

    2 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
  • Functional Skills in maths and English, if required 
  • 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
  • On and off the job training and location to be confirmed

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
  • Other roles may include managing a section of the pharmacy department

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, 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

OAKLEIGH GROUP OF PHARMACIES LTD

Address

385 High Road Harrow Weald, Middlesex

HA3 6EL

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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

Andy Gill

info@inspiremiddlesexcollege.org

073 9876 0786

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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