PHARMACY ASSISTANT APPRENTICE Neville Pharmacy

Our community pharmacy based in Newton Aycliffe 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.

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

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Closing date: 08 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,675.00

    Candidate aged 19 and over will earn £14,625

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday varied shifts between the hours of 8.30am and 6.00pm (subject to change)

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    08 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000249491

  • 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 slips
  • Health & Safety Responsibility
  • Observing COVID Restrictions and Guidelines
  • Use of Patient Record Systems and use of smart card
  • Data Entry relating to medication
  • Labelling and Dispensing
  • Accuracy and Attention to detail
  • Numerate
  • Working within a team environment
  • Liaison with Doctors surgery and health professionals

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

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • A permanent position within the organisation
  • Pharmacy Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

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

About the employer

We are an independent NHS Community Pharmacy serving the people of Newton Aycliffe.

Employer

Neville Pharmacy

Address

6 NEVILLE PARADE

NEWTON AYCLIFFE

DL5 5DH

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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

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: 08 Jun 2024