Apprentice Pharmacy Assistant Cottingham Pharmacy

We are seeking to recruit a new member to join our pharmacy family in our 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 Level 3 Pharmacy Technician.

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

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Closing date: 16 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,984.00

    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

    Monday - Friday (30 hours a week - exact shifts to be confirmed)

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    17 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    17 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000251764

  • 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
  • Stock Rotation
  • Health & Safety Responsibility
  • Use of pharmacy 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

Level 2 Pharmacy Services Assistant Apprenticeship Standard, which includes:

  • 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

  • Full-time permanent role for the right person
  • Further potential for other training such as Level 3 Pharmacy Assistant

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

Staff uniform, potential for progression in the company.

About the employer

We are an independent pharmacy in the heart of the village. We pride ourselves on the level of service we offer and provide care for both NHS and private patients. The pharmacy has been in the village since the 1950s serving customers throughout Grimsby and England

Employer

Cottingham Pharmacy

Address

41 HIGH STREET

WALTHAM

GRIMSBY

DN37 0LJ

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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

Sham Singh

sham.singh@woodspeentraining.co.uk

07483413718

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: 16 Jun 2024