Apprentice Pharmacy Assistant CENTRE-CHEM LTD

This pharmacy is developing and will include delivery of more clinical services. For the right person, there is the opportunity to secure full-time employment and progress to higher level qualifications. As an apprentice you will be expected to achieve the qualification for the role. This will enable a more challenging and rewarding career.

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Closing date: 18 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,520.00

    £6.50 - £7.50 per hour

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 8.30am - 6.15pm. Some Saturday work required 8.30am - 1.00pm. (Shifts to be decided).

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    26 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    24 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000225294

  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

  • 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 1/2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • In-house training

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • 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, 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

Parklands Chemist are hoping to recruit a hardworking and determined candidate to work within their team of qualified professionals, as an Apprentice Pharmacy Assistant. This pharmacy is developing and will include delivery of more clinical services. For the right person, there is the opportunity to secure full-time employment and progress to higher level qualifications.

Employer

CENTRE-CHEM LTD

Address

PARKLANDS CHEMIST

14 MERTON WAY

PONTELAND

NE20 9PX

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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

Lesley Miller

Lesley.miller@woodspeentraining.co.uk

07518909857

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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