Pharmacy Services Assistant Apprenticeship DR.P.LEFTLEY & DR.P.WISDOM

Church Hill Surgery is a small friendly rural practice in Pulham Market serving just under 4,500 patients. They are currently looking for a Pharmacy Services Assistant apprentice to join and learn within their team.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 03 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,480.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, between 9am and 5pm

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    13 May 2024

  • Date posted

    01 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000234933

  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

Main Duties include:

  • Support with patient consultations
  • Dispensing medicine
  • 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

  • The learner will be studying the Pharmacy Services Assistant Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard qualification.
  • Day release to West Suffolk College.
  • Functional skills will be studied if equivalent qualifications are not held.

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, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Organisation skills, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4-9) Desired

Things to consider

The position involves long periods of standing, working on a compute and can involve lifting of heavy boxes.

About the employer

Church Hill Surgery is a small friendly rural practice in Pulham Market serving just under 4,500 patients. We have a busy dispensary and also provide a daily delivery service to patients who are unable to get to the surgery to collect their medication.

Employer

DR.P.LEFTLEY & DR.P.WISDOM

Address

Church Hill Surgery, Station Road, Pulham Market

Diss

IP21 4TX

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Training

Training provider

WEST SUFFOLK 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

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


Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 03 May 2024