Apprentice Pharmacy Assistant Dalesway Pharmacy

We are seeking to recruit a new member to join our pharmacy, in our innovative small team of qualified professionals, as an Apprentice Pharmacy Assistant. For the right person, there is the opportunity to secure full-time employment and progress to higher level qualification such as the Level 3 Technician programme.

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. Shifts to be decided at interview.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    22 Apr 2024

  • Date posted

    21 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000239459

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Dispensing of medication to patients
  • Over counter sales of non-prescription medication
  • Check and monitor prescription slips
  • Health & Safety Responsibility
  • Use of Pharmacy software
  • Data Entry relating to medication
  • Labelling and Dispensing
  • Accuracy and Attention to detail
  • Working within a team environment

The training you will be getting

Level 2 Pharmacy Services Assistant apprenticeship standard, which includes: 

  • Pharmacy Assistant Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard qualification
  • Medicine Counter Assistant Course accredited by the General Pharmaceutical Council [GPhc]
  • Dispensing Assistant Course accredited by the General Pharmaceutical Council [GPhc]
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • In-house training

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Full-time 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, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

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

About the employer

Our team at Dalesway Pharmacy is working hard around the clock in order to improve patients’ health outcomes. In addition to keeping our pharmacy well-stocked, we provide each customer with personalized attention and reliable services that make getting healthy convenient. With a holistic approach to each person and comprehensive medication management protocols, we’re serving our customers by giving them easy access to the medications and services they need and deserve.

Employer

Dalesway Pharmacy

Address

5-7 Kingsway

Bingley

BD16 4RP

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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