Apprentice Pharmacy Assistant Periville Pharmacy

A pharmacy based in Grimsby 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: today

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,984.00

    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 with Sat on a rota, Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 May 2024

  • Date posted

    25 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000247271

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Support with patient consultations
  • Dispensing medicine (after training)
  • General admin
  • Dealing with 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)
  • Own in-house training
  • GPHC approved qualification

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

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

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

Staff uniform, potential for progression in the company.

About the employer

Periville Chemist opened in May 1979 on the Willows Estate and has always been an independent and locally family owned pharmacy. As demand grew, the pharmacy acquired a second pharmacy on Cromwell Road Grimsby, which then relocated to the Cromwell Road Primary Care Centre, and a third in Hainton Avenue which relocated to Ladysmith Road, Weelsby View Healthcare Centre. We have been dedicated to serving the local community and always trying our utmost to help our patients in any way we can.

Employer

Periville Pharmacy

Address

9 Wingate Parade

Grimsby

DN37 9DR

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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

Sham Singh

sham.singh@woodspeentraining.co.uk

07483413718

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: today