Apprentice Pharmacy Assistant Dalesway Pharmacy

A pharmacy based, in Bingley, are hoping to recruit a hard-working professional as an Apprentice Pharmacy Assistant (Level 2). 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: 25 Feb 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £8,236.80

    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

    Monday-Sunday / 30 hours per week weekends on a Rota and shifts to be confirmed and negotiated post interview.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    26 Feb 2024

  • Date posted

    05 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000227945

  • 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

Level 2 Pharmacy Services Assistant apprenticeship standard, which includes:

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

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

For the right person, there may be the opportunity to secure full time employment and progress to higher level qualifications such as level 3 pharmacy technician. 


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

Things to consider

If travelling by public transport please ensure you have checked routes and times before applying and it is going to be a doable commute daily to ensure you arrive on time and punctual.

About the employer

Our team at Dalesway Pharmacy is working hard around the clock in order to improve patients’ health outcomes. In addition to keeping our pharmacy well-stocked, we provide each customer with personalized attention and reliable services that make getting healthy convenient. With a holistic approach to each person and comprehensive medication management protocols, we’re serving our customers by giving them easy access to the medications and services they need and deserve. https://www.daleswaypharmacy.uk/

Employer

Dalesway Pharmacy

Address

5 Kingsway

Bingley

BD16 4RP

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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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