Apprentice Pharmacy Assistant GLENFIELD PHARMACY LTD

A pharmacy based in Leicester are hoping to recruit 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 and unpacking orders, stock management, etc.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 01 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,649.60

    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 - Friday between the hours of 8.00am - 6.00pm. Shifts will be determined after the interview.

    Total hours per week: 32.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    10 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000243241

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Duties to include:

  • Serving customers over the counter
  • Dispensing medicine (after training)
  • General admin
  • Dealing with 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

Level 2 Pharmacy Services Assistant apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 1/2 functional skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • In-house training provided by employer
  • GPHC approved Dispensing and MCA qualification
  • Training will be provided on a weekly basis

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Full-time permanent role for the right person or further potential for other training such as a Level 3 Pharmacy Technician apprenticeship.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3/D) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 3/D) Essential

Things to consider

If arriving by public transport please check times before applying. This role may close before the closing date if an appropriate candidate has been successful for the role.

About the employer

Glenfield Pharmacy is an independent pharmacy situated in Leicester. 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.

Employer

GLENFIELD PHARMACY LTD

Address

111 Station Road

Glenfield

Leicester

LE3 8GS

You must have JavaScript enabled to view a map of the location


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

sasha

sasha.brooks@woodspeentraining.co.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


Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 01 Jul 2024