Pharmacy Assistant Apprentice BOOKACHEMIST RECRUITMENT LIMITED

Do you want to become a qualified Pharmacy Assistant? Are you serious about a career in health care / medicine? This role is ideal for anyone who has a genuine passion for working within the health care sector and is keen to learn and progress in their own professional development.

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

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Closing date: today

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,296.00

    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 - Friday, 9.00am - 6.00pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    14 Apr 2024

  • Date posted

    13 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000237424

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Taking in and handing out prescriptions, learning to dispense prescriptions
  • Using dispensary and stores computer systems to generate stock lists and labels
  • Helping to maintain reasonable dispensary stock levels, stock control, date checking and stock rotation
  • Ordering items for use within a department, Selling over the counter medicines
  • Receiving, loading, unloading incoming goods from wholesalers, manufacturers and elsewhere
  • Answering queries on the supply and availability of medicines
  • Responding to telephone and face to face enquiries of a routine nature
  • Drawing any problems identified or queries raised to the attention of pharmacists or pharmacy technicians
  • Pre-packing, assembling and labelling medicines
  • Ensuring that health and safety requirements are met
  • Learning the till procedures and handling of cash, check monies and change in the till
  • Disposal of stock returned by patient’s i.e. Special waste as per PCT of the area.
  • Ensuring workplace is clean and tidy, to complete any other task as requested

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, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade 4/C) Desired

Things to consider

If travelling to the vacancy using public transport, please make sure it is a manageable distance and time.

About the employer

The pharmacy delivers an innovative service and benefits the whole community with positive outcomes for patients Pharmacy Services Appliance Dispensing, Consultations, multi Lingual staff, Prescription Delivery Service, Prescriptions, New Medicine Service, Prescription collection from local GP’s, Medication review, Supervised consumption of medicines.

Employer

BOOKACHEMIST RECRUITMENT LIMITED

Address

Camps Road

Haverhill

CB9 8HF

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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

Karl Ungi

karl.ungi@woodspeentraining.co.uk

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: today