Apprentice Pharmacy Assistant Holden’s Chemist Express

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: 05 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,312.00

  • Working week

    Shifts to be discussed at interview.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    18 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000245818

  • 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
  • Observing COVID Restrictions and Guidelines
  • Use of Patient Record Systems and use of smart card
  • Data Entry relating to medication
  • Labelling and Dispensing
  • Working within a team environment
  • Liaison with Doctors surgery and health professionals

The training you will be getting

  • 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

  • Pharmacy Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship
  • A permanent position within the organisation

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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

Qualifications

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

About the employer

With 760 pharmacies, we are the second largest pharmacy chain in the UK. As well as making sure you get your NHS prescriptions quickly and easily, our expert pharmacists are on hand to give you advice and support with your health needs. Through our interventions and medication management protocols, we’re doing more than just providing medication. We care about your well-being, and aim to do everything in our power in order to make sure you’re receiving the treatment you need and deserve. With our professional staff of pharmacists and associates and a personal touch, we’re accomplishing the mission we set out to achieve: we’re helping the sick get better. We've made it our mission to take the hassle out of prescriptions We're changing how we work so that we can give you more choice in how you get your medicines. Whether you're under the weather or on long-term medicines, managing and collecting your prescriptions can add unnecessary extra stress. In the UK, the pharmacy model hasn't really moved on in the last 70 years, and we're working to change that.

Employer

Holden’s Chemist Express

Address

47 Sherwood Avenue

Newark

NG24 1QH

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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: 05 Jul 2024