Pharmacy Service Assistant Apprenticeship L2 Padgate Pharmacy

An exciting opportunity for a Level 2 Pharmacy Services Assistant. The candidate must have a positive attitude, be hardworking, and well presented- with good communication skills. All training will be provided on the job. Duties include: providing a variety of pharmacy and medicine services to patients, and other professional healthcare teams.

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Closing date: 03 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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, 9.00am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    03 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Provide a variety of pharmacy and medicines services to patients, the public and other professional healthcare teams
  • Support the delivery of pharmacy services in a variety of pharmacy environments
  • Supply, preparation, and assembly of medicines
  • Ordering and receiving medicines, as well as their storage, disposal, and return
  • Understanding of healthy lifestyle choices and relevant screening services
  • Understand and work to standard operating procedures

The training you will be getting

  • The candidate will receive a Pharmacy services Assistant Level 2 qualification
  • This training will be conducted primarily at the employer’s site
  • Functional Skills English and maths if required

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Potential of leading to full time employment or progression onto Level 3 qualification

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Patience


GCSE or equivalent Maths, English (Grade C/4) Desired

About the employer

We pride ourselves in our commitment to provide a professional and speedy service, whilst maintaining the highest level of confidentiality of customer personal health care information.


Padgate Pharmacy


1 Station Road South




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Training provider


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

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