Apprentice Pharmacy Assistant Acre Pharmacy

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

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

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Closing date: 28 Jun 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

    Mon-Fri (Saturday on a rota). Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    08 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    20 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000252065

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Dispensing of medication to patients
  • Over counter sales of non-prescription medication
  • Stock rotation
  • Check and monitor prescription slips
  • Health & Safety Responsibility
  • Observing COVID Restrictions and Guidelines
  • Use of pharmacy software
  • Data Entry relating to medication
  • Labelling and Dispensing
  • Working within a team environment

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 will be delivered on a weekly basis. 

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 the Level 3 Pharmacy Technician.

 


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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

Qualifications

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

About the employer

Acre Pharmacy are a community pharmacy based in Lindley, Huddersfield. They offer a range of treatments and services including: Prescription delivery service New Medicine Service (NHS) Seasonal flu vaccination service: at-risk groups (NHS) Emergency contraception (paid-for) Private consultation room

Employer

Acre Pharmacy

Address

80 NEW HEY ROAD

HUDDERSFIELD

HD3 4AJ

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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