Pharmacy Assistant Apprenticeship HC PHARMA LTD

Join our team as a pharmacy assistant and learn how to provide excellent customer service, support the prescription dispensing service, offer health advice, and keep the pharmacy well-stocked and organised. You will also gain a pharmacy qualification while working with us.

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

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Closing date: 02 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,313.60

    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 to Friday, some weekend work may also be required (Shifts)

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 May 2024

  • Date posted

    02 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000241525

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • You will acquire retail experience, knowledge of over-the-counter medicines
  • Skills in prescription dispensing
  • Responsibility for ordering pharmaceutical stock
  • The ability to advise customers on minor ailments and over-the-counter medication

The training you will be getting

  • Pharmacy Services Assistant Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional Skills if required

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • This is an exciting role that will include engaging with customers and clients to provide prescription counter services, advice, housekeeping duties such as stock rotation and stock replenishment, helping to deliver a variety of public health services whilst gaining a pharmacy qualification

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Non judgemental, Organisation skills, Patience, Team working

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4-9) Desired

Things to consider

Learning will be delivered online in a live virtual classroom environment in the pharmacy, so candidates need to be competent in and have access to a computer.

About the employer

Our reputation is built on our commitment to prompt professional, personal service and attention to detail, which is reflected in the services we offer and the time we take to get to know our clientele and how to best service their needs.

Employer

HC PHARMA LTD

Address

94 Linden Road

GL1 5HE

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Training

Training provider

I & F 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

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

Please click on the link below to apply

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

Apply now

Closing date: 02 May 2024