Apprentice Pharmacy Assistant Level 2 Edlesborough Pharmacy

A pharmacy in Dunstable are hoping to recruit a hardworking and determined candidate to work within their small team of qualified professionals as an Apprentice Pharmacy Assistant. This apprenticeship will include dispensing and over counter training, and could progress to higher level qualifications such as Level 3 Pharmacy Technician.

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

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Closing date: 01 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £11,648.00

    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

    Monday - Friday, may include some weekend work and late hours due to nature of the business. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    11 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000243825

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Dispensing medicine (with ongoing training)
  • General admin
  • Dealing with over-the-counter and 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 2 Functional Skills (if required)
  • Our own in-house training
  • GPHC-approved qualification

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Potential full-time permanent role for the right person
  • Further potential for other training such as Level 3 Pharmacy Assistant

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Team working

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

If arriving by public transport, please check travel time before applying.

About the employer

A pharmacy located in Dunstable, takes pride in providing value for money products for patient’s self-care, along with providing an efficient and reliable service to all patients and customers. They are hoping to recruit a hardworking and determined candidate to work within their team.

Employer

Edlesborough Pharmacy

Address

11 COW LANE

EDLESBOROUGH

DUNSTABLE

LU6 2HT

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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

sasha Brooks

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