Apprentice Pharmacy Assistant IMAMI LIMITED

We are hoping to recruit a hard-working professional as 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, unpacking orders, stock management etc.

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

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Closing date: 10 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,312.00

    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 to Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm, flexibility maybe required and possible weekend work. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    11 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    19 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000246106

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

We are looking for someone who has good communication, customer service and organisation skills. This is because you will be talking to a variety of patients who will each have individual needs, so these types of skills are very important. To help you thrive in a pharmacy setting, you should be punctual not only arriving to work but also meeting deadlines, a friendly personality, keen to progress, a caring team member, hardworking and have a willingness to learn.

GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English are desired but not essential.

What are the duties of the role?

  • Support with patient consultations
  • Dispensing medicine (with 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 1/2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • In-house training, method to be confirmed
  • A lot of support form your tutor and colleagues

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

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

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths/English (Grade Grade 4/C or above.) Essential

About the employer

A pharmacy based in Goole that 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.

Employer

IMAMI LIMITED

Address

Fifth Avenue,

Goole

DN14 6JD

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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

Karl Ungi

karl.ungi@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: 10 Jun 2024