Apprentice Pharmacy Assistant WELLFIELD BUXTON LTD

We are seeking to recruit a new member to join our innovative small team of qualified professionals, as an Apprentice Pharmacy Assistant for an independent pharmacy. 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: 21 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,312.00

    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

    Shifts to be discussed at interview.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    22 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    14 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000250951

  • 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 and 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
  • Liaison with Doctors surgery and health professionals

The training you will be getting

  • Pharmacy Assistant Level 2 Apprenticeship qualification
  • 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

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


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

If travelling by public transport please check travel distance and time.

About the employer

A pharmacy based in Buxtonis seeking to recruit a new member to join our team as a pharmacy apprentice. We are a small innovative team of qualified professionals, priding itself on serving the local community with their pharmaceutical needs. We are looking for a committed individual, hardworking and motivated who is seeking a career path within the pharmacy sector. Customer service experience would be desirable, although not essential. For the right person, there may the opportunity to secure fully time employment upon completion of the course, with further training and development if appropriate.

Employer

WELLFIELD BUXTON LTD

Address

828 Wilmslow Road

Manchester

M20 2RN

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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

Karl Ungi

karl.ungi@woodspeentraining.co.uk

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: 21 Jul 2024