Apprentice Pharmacy Assistant Links Pharmacy

We 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: 28 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,600.00

  • Working week

    Days and shifts will be confirmed at interview

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    20 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000251976

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Dispensing of medication to patients under supervision
  • 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 - training schedule has yet to be agreed. Details will be made available at a later date

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 Level 3 Pharmacy Technician.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Non judgemental

Qualifications

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

About the employer

Links Pharmacy is a Chemist. They provide a full range of NHS and Private pharmacy services including one-off and repeat prescriptions, private prescriptions, and more.

Employer

Links Pharmacy

Address

129 East End Road

London

N2 0SZ

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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: 28 Jun 2024