Pharmacy Assistant Apprentice Rizwan Chemist

A pharmacy based in Denton, 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: 29 Feb 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £8,511.36

    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

    31 Hours a week. Flexible days and hours. The Pharmacy opens from 9.00am and doesn’t shut until 7 at night therefore some later shifts will be included.

    Total hours per week: 31

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    24 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000225105

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Support with patient consultations
  • Dispensing medicine (after training)
  • General admin
  • Dealing with 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 Services Assistant Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard delivered by Woodspeen Training
  • Functional Skills in English and Maths if required

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Possible 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, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English/Maths (Grade 4/c) Essential

About the employer

Rizwan Chemist is a very busy independent pharmacy located in Denton. The pharmacy dispenses NHS prescriptions, and it sells a range of over-the-counter medicines. It supplies a large number of medicines in multi-compartment compliance aid packs to help people take their medicines at the right time. Droylsden Pharmacy offers a range of healthcare services which are generally well managed and easy for people to access. It gets its medicines from licensed suppliers, and it carries out some checks to ensure medicines are in good condition and suitable to supply.

Employer

Rizwan Chemist

Address

103-107 MANCHESTER ROAD

DENTON

MANCHESTER

M34 2AF

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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

Sham Singh

sham.singh@woodspeentraining.co.uk

07483413718

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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