Apprentice – Pharmacy services assistant (level 2) D & J WINTON LTD

As an Apprentice Pharmacy Assistant, you will be responsible for selling medicines, answering queries and dispensing Prescriptions within the Pharmacy. You will do this directly under the supervision of a qualified Pharmacist. Full training will be provided to support this role.

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

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Closing date: today

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £14,500.00

  • Working week

    Mon-Sat; shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 36

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    27 May 2024

  • Date posted

    30 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000248020

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

The Pharmacy Apprentice will be performing the following duties:

  • Taking in and handing out prescriptions
  • Receiving and ordering stock
  • Selling over the counter medicines
  • Dispensing
  • Advising patients about medications

The training you will be getting

  • Pharmacy services assistant (level 2)
  • Delivery of training to be confirmed

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Go on to study Level 3 with a view to registering with GPhC
  • Pharmacy Technicians can work in several sectors: Hospital, Community Pharmacy, Air Force and Pharmaceutical Industries
  • In hospital settings, there are several grades for qualified Pharmacy Technicians. They can, for example, specialise in areas such as quality control, staff training, information technology, supplies procurement, clinical trials or medicines information services

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4-9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4-9) Essential

Things to consider

If you are successful in securing an interview, you are likely to be required to attend a pre-interview at the college.

About the employer

We are a long established, family run Independent Pharmacy located in Tottenham. We are also supported by, and a member of the Alphega Pharmacy group. Our Pharmacy is co-sited with a multi-GP practice and has close links with each of Practitioners. This should give you plenty of experience of working with other health professionals.

Employer

D & J WINTON LTD

Address

The Cadge Pharmacy, 105 Philip Lane

London

N15 4JR

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Training

Training provider

THE WKCIC GROUP

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

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