Apprentice Pharmacy Assistant Clifton Health Pharmacy

Clifton Health is offering a hard-working and enthusiastic candidate an opportunity to work in the pharmaceutical health sciences sector as an Apprentice Dispensary Assistant.

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Closing date: 29 Feb 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £8,580.00

  • Working week

    Full range of shifts between: Monday – Friday, 9am – 6pm.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    24 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000225253

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

The successful candidate will be assisting in the dispensing of medication; gaining key skills assisting customers on the counter. If you are passionate about pursuing a career in the pharmacy sector, this role is a fantastic opportunity with great potential.

Main duties include:

  • Ordering, receiving and storing pharmaceutical stock
  • Receiving prescriptions and ordering prescriptions
  • Making up blister packs
  • Dispensing once trained
  • Labelling of prescriptions
  • Liaising with customers over the phone and face to face
  • Duping and disposing of medicines
  • Managing stock levels, replenishing and cleaning sales areas.
  • Receive incoming supplies, verify quantities against orders and inform supervisor of stock needs and shortages
  • Ensuring standards for quality, customer service and health and safety are met
  • To utilise specialist product knowledge when required
  • To maintain a clean and tidy working environment
  • To complete compulsory training as required
  • To carry out other duties which naturally fall within the reasonable expectations of the role

The training you will be getting

Pharmacy Services Assistant Level 2.

https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/pharmacy-services-assistant-v1-0

Functional Skills if required.

Please note that the apprenticeship standards require the apprentice to sit an End Point Assessment.

Please refer to above link for more information.

Blended on/off the job training and location to be confirmed.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Potential opportunity for a permanent role within the company following successful completion of the apprenticeship.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 3) Essential

Things to consider

Although we ask a question further down on your method of travel, please note there is no requirement to hold a driving license or have your own vehicle for this apprenticeship.

About the employer

Clifton Health is a busy community Pharmacy based in Clifton, Nottingham.

Employer

Clifton Health Pharmacy

Address

372 Southchurch Drive

Clifton

Nottingham

NG11 9FE

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Training

Training provider

NOTTINGHAM COLLEGE

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

Apprenticeship Recruitment Team

business@nottinghamcollege.ac.uk

01159457260

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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