Pharmacy Level 2 Apprenticeship EPHARMA LIMITED

Excellent opportunity to be working for an online pharmacy. A pharmacist manager with over 10 years’ experience to guide you in the pharmacy sector. A fabulous team to work alongside and allowing you to build your expertise on medication dispensing and patient needs.

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Closing date: 08 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,312.00

    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

    Mon-Fri, 9am -6pm (1 hour lunch break)

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 May 2024

  • Date posted

    19 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000238702

  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Dealing with patients and queries
  • Assisting with Dispensing
  • Stock checks and maintenance
  • Ordering stock
  • Labelling prescriptions
  • Using the computer software

The training you will be getting

  • Level 2 Pharmacy Services Assistant qualification
  • Weekly release at our Walsall Campus - 1 day per week (term time only)
  • Full time apprentices will typically spend 15 months on programme (before the gateway) working towards the occupational standard, with off the-job training
  • Functional Skills in English and maths if required

The purpose of the end point assessment (EPA) is to test that an apprentice is fully capable of doing their job before they receive their apprenticeship certificate.
It also helps to demonstrate that what an apprentice has learned, can be applied in the real world. 
The focus is now on the outcome of an apprenticeship and apprentices have to demonstrate the knowledge, skills and behaviours that employers have identified they need.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

There is a potential full time position offered to the right candidate.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Reliable, Good Time Keeping, Enthusiastic

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade 4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade Grade 4 or above) Essential

Things to consider

This role will require you have have a CRB Check there will be some lifting involved and you will be on your feet for most of the day.

About the employer

We are the first online pharmacy in Wolverhampton. Our services include prescription delivery, care home sector, medical advice, free weekly blisters, NHS and private services.

Employer

EPHARMA LIMITED

Address

34 WATERLOO ROAD

WOLVERHAMPTON

WV1 4DG

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Training

Training provider

WALSALL 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

Contact

Kerry Hall

khall@walsallcollege.ac.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


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