L3 Pharmacy Technician Apprentice

Healthways Chemist

PINNER, HA5 5DY

Closes in 2 days (Saturday 27 July at 11:59pm)

Posted on 22 February 2024


Summary

An opportunity has arisen with Healthways Chemist. You will be taking in and handing out prescriptions, dispensing and selling over the counter medicines. You will work towards a Level 3 Pharmacy Technician (integrated) Apprenticeship Standard.

Annual wage
£12,480 a year

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The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Pharmacy technician (integrated) (level 3)
Hours
Shifts to be confirmed, with four days based in the pharmacy and one paid day at college.

37 hours a week

Possible start date

Sunday 28 July

Duration

2 Years

Positions available

1

Work

As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

  • Level 3 Pharmacy Technician (integrated) apprenticeship standard
  • The successful candidate will be working in the community pharmacy close to their home and attending college one day a week
  • The candidate will also be registered with the general Pharmaceutical Council and will receive a Level 3 Pharmacy Technician qualification
  • On and off the job training and location to be confirmed

Where you’ll work

382-384 RAYNERS LANE

PINNER

HA5 5DY

Training

An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation

INSPIRE MIDDLESEX COLLEGE LTD

Your training course

Pharmacy technician (integrated) (level 3)

Equal to A level

Course contents
  • Recognise and work within their scope of practice and skills,
  • Use relevant data and information to make effective decisions
  • Accurately retrieve and reconcile information about a person’s medicines
  • Accurately assemble prescribed items
  • Issue prescribed items safely and effectively and take action to deal with discrepancies carry out an accuracy check of dispensed medicines and products
  • Accurately perform pharmaceutical calculations to ensure the safety of people
  • Apply the principles of clinical governance and ensure person’s confidentiality
  • Assess a person’s present supply of medicines and order appropriate medicines and products.
  • Receive requests for medicines, including prescriptions, and check for their validity, safety and clarity, taking action to deal with any problems with the person directly
  • Demonstrate operational skills within their scope of practice
  • Provide a safe, effective and responsive pharmacy service
  • Take personal responsibility for the legal, safe and efficient supply of medicines
  • Apply the principles of governance to pharmacy operational processes
  • Ensure the confidentiality of patient data.
  • Communicate and work effectively with members of the multidisciplinary team
  • Explain the impact of audit and evaluation on the quality of pharmacy operations and services
  • Engage others in the improvement of processes and systems
  • Effectively use systems to support the safe and effective management and supply of medicines
  • Listen to a person, understand their needs and interpret what matters to them.
  • Give the person all relevant information and advice in a way they can understand, so they can make informed decisions about their health and wellbeing
  • Optimise a person’s medicines to achieve the best possible outcomes.
  • Obtain relevant information from people – including patients, carers and other healthcare professionals – and use it to optimise care appropriately
  • Adapt information and communication to meet the needs of particular audiences
  • Check and review their own and others work effectively
  • Suggest and implement personal goals and methods of improvement
  • Maintain CPD outcomes that meet with regulatory requirements
  • Identify and respond effectively to errors and near misses
  • Ensure effective safeguards are in place particularly for children and vulnerable adults
  • Prioritise time and resources effectively to achieve local and national objectives
  • Respond to medical emergencies
  • Ensure that health and safety controls are embedded and working
  • Effectively supervise other members of the team
  • Recognise and work within their scope of practice and skills,
  • Use relevant data and information to make effective decisions
  • Accurately retrieve and reconcile information about a person’s medicines
  • Accurately assemble prescribed items
  • Issue prescribed items safely and effectively and take action to deal with discrepancies carry out an accuracy check of dispensed medicines and products
  • Accurately perform pharmaceutical calculations to ensure the safety of people
  • Apply the principles of clinical governance and ensure person’s confidentiality
  • Assess a person’s present supply of medicines and order appropriate medicines and products.
  • Receive requests for medicines, including prescriptions, and check for their validity, safety and clarity, taking action to deal with any problems with the person directly
  • Demonstrate operational skills within their scope of practice
  • Provide a safe, effective and responsive pharmacy service
  • Take personal responsibility for the legal, safe and efficient supply of medicines
  • Apply the principles of governance to pharmacy operational processes
  • Ensure the confidentiality of patient data.
  • Communicate and work effectively with members of the multidisciplinary team
  • Explain the impact of audit and evaluation on the quality of pharmacy operations and services
  • Engage others in the improvement of processes and systems
  • Effectively use systems to support the safe and effective management and supply of medicines
  • Listen to a person, understand their needs and interpret what matters to them.
  • Give the person all relevant information and advice in a way they can understand, so they can make informed decisions about their health and wellbeing
  • Optimise a person’s medicines to achieve the best possible outcomes.
  • Obtain relevant information from people – including patients, carers and other healthcare professionals – and use it to optimise care appropriately
  • Adapt information and communication to meet the needs of particular audiences
  • Check and review their own and others work effectively
  • Suggest and implement personal goals and methods of improvement
  • Maintain CPD outcomes that meet with regulatory requirements
  • Identify and respond effectively to errors and near misses
  • Ensure effective safeguards are in place particularly for children and vulnerable adults
  • Prioritise time and resources effectively to achieve local and national objectives
  • Respond to medical emergencies
  • Ensure that health and safety controls are embedded and working
  • Effectively supervise other members of the team
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.

    Requirements

    Essential qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English and Maths (grade 4 and above)

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.

    Skills

    • Communication skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Team working
    • Initiative
    • Patience

    About this company

    Our reputation is built on our commitment to prompt professional, personal service and attention to detail, which is reflected in the services we offer and the time we take to get to know our clientele and how to best service their needs.

    After this apprenticeship

    • Can progress to working as a pharmacy technician in a hospital, community pharmacy, air force and pharmaceutical industries
    • In a hospital setting, there are several grades for pharmacy technicians
    • They can, for example, specialise in areas such as quality control, staff training, information technology, supplies procurement, clinical trials or medicines information services

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    INSPIRE MIDDLESEX COLLEGE LTD

    Andy Gill

    info@inspiremiddlesexcollege.org

    020 3441 6729

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000233268.

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