Apprentice Pharmacy Assistant Pickering Pharmacy

We are seeking to recruit a new member to join our pharmacy 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 such as the L3 Pharmacy Technician.

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

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Closing date: 07 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,500.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday with Saturdays on a Rota basis. Shifts will be discussed at interview.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    17 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    01 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000248175

  • 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 slipsHealth & Safety Responsibility
  • Use of pharmacy related software
  • Data Entry relating to medication
  • Labelling and Dispensing
  • Accuracy and Attention to detail
  • Working within a team environment
  • Any other duties required by the manager

The training you will be getting

  • Pharmacy Assistant Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard
  • 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
  • Training will be delivered on a weekly basis

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • For the right person, there is the opportunity to secure full-time employment and progress to higher level qualification such as the L3 Pharmacy Technician

 


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 or above) Essential

About the employer

Pickering Pharmacy are a community pharmacy based in Pickering. The services they offer are: Help and advice services New Medicine Service (NHS) Contraception services Emergency contraception (paid-for) Healthy living services Stop smoking service (NHS) Stop smoking voucher service (NHS) Weight management (NHS) Dispensing services Prescription delivery service Community pharmacy services Appointment booking available for consultations Appointment booking for consultations not required Private consultation room Vaccination services Seasonal flu vaccination service: at-risk groups (NHS) Seasonal flu vaccination service: not at-risk groups (paid-for)

Employer

Pickering Pharmacy

Address

22 Market Place

Pickering

YO18 7AE

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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

Abbey Roche

abbey.roche@woodspeentraining.co.uk

07599109538

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: 07 Jun 2024