Apprentice Pharmacy Assistant Withington Pharmacy

A pharmacy based in Manchester are hoping to recruit a hard-working professional as an apprentice pharmacy assistant. 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.

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

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Closing date: 21 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,984.00

  • Working week

    Monday-Sunday 30 hours per week weekends on a rota and shifts to be decided after interview

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    22 Apr 2024

  • Date posted

    19 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000238627

  • Positions

    2 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

  • Pharmacy Services Assistant Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard delivered by Woodspeen Training
  • Functional Skills in English and Maths if required

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Possible 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, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English/Maths (Grade 4/c) Desired

About the employer

Withington pharmacy is an independent pharmacy situated in Withington, Manchester. We are committed to providing excellent services and professional advice for you and your family. We are looking for a new apprentice to be able to fit in with our team and support the local community with excellent customer service. We are looking for an apprentice to join our team and get the training required for a career within the pharmacy industry.

Employer

Withington Pharmacy

Address

8 COPSON STREET

MANCHESTER

M20 3HE

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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


Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 21 Apr 2024