Pharmacy Technician Apprentice Clifford Road Pharmacy

A pharmacy based in Durham are hoping to recruit a hardworking and determined candidate with pharmacy experience to work within their small team of qualified professionals, as an Apprentice Pharmacy Technician. 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: 04 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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

    9.00am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday.

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    06 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • 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 3 Pharmacy Technician apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Senior role within the pharmacy
  • In-house training
  • Opportunity to register with the GPhC as a Pharmacy Technician once qualified

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Full-time permanent role for the right person
  • Opportunity to register with the GPhC as a Pharmacy Technician once qualified

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Non judgemental, Patience, Honest, friendly


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

About the employer

Clifford Road Pharmacy is a registered pharmacy. Want a head start for a challenging and interesting career. Then, Why not consider government funded apprenticeship as a Dispensing Assistant. Best team members are those who are flexible and reliable people who can easily switch between answering phone calls, ordering stock and supporting their colleagues - as well as carrying out their dispensing duties accurately and with patient care at heart.


Clifford Road Pharmacy


Clifford Road



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Training provider


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


Sham Singh


Apprenticeship standard

Pharmacy technician (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)

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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