Pharmacy Apprentice Consett Pharmacy

We are seeking to recruit a new member to join our dispensing team 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.

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

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Closing date: 12 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Shifts to be discussed.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    13 May 2024

  • Date posted

    27 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Handing our prescriptions to patients, checking exemptions or taking payments.
  • Helping with stock deliveries and putting stock away
  • Assisting with preparation of prescriptions for dispensers
  • Dealing with enquiries from patients, doctors and other agencies in person, over the telephone or through email
  • Date checking and keeping shelves tidy
  • General administrative tasks

The training you will be getting

  • Pharmacy Assistant Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard
    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

  • A possible permanent role. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Honest, Reliable, Confident


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

About the employer

Consett Pharmacy is a registered pharmacy. The pharmacy registration number is 1118387. Consett Pharmacy is owned by Sri Vijaya Venkata LLP (OC381065) registered in England. The Superintendent Pharmacist is Mr Venkata P Amerneni who is a registered Pharmacist with registration number 2064684.


Consett Pharmacy


Unit 19B

Number One Industrial Estate



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Training provider


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


Sham Singh


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: 12 May 2024