Apprentice Pharmacy Assistant Level2 PYRAMID PHARMA PHARMACEUTICALS LIMITED

A pharmacy based in Beaconsfield 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.

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Closing date: 15 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,609.60

    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

    35 Hours per week - shifts to be confirmed between Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 6.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    16 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    22 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000224760

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Dispensing medicine (with ongoing training)
  • 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 2 Functional Skills (If required)
  • Own in-house training
  • GPHC approved qualification

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Full-time permanent role for the right person
  • Further potential for other training such as Level 3 Pharmacy Assistant

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Logical, Team working

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade GCSE grades 4/C or above) Desired

Things to consider

If arriving by public transport, please check travel time before applying.

About the employer

A small Pharmacy based in Beaconsfield

Employer

PYRAMID PHARMA PHARMACEUTICALS LIMITED

Address

Walkwood Rise, Beaconsfield

HP9 1TX

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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

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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