Apprentice Pharmacy Service Assistant Ludham and Stalham Green Surgeries

We are offering the opportunity for an apprenticeship in our busy, local, community dispensary. We are set over two sites, Ludham and Stalham and you will be an essential part of friendly team working closely with the public and wider practice team.

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Closing date: 05 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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 to Friday 8:00am - 6:00pm. No evenings or weekends.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    05 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Handing out medication to the public
  • Dispensing medication
  • Ordering stock
  • Telephone queries
  • Administrative tasks

The training you will be getting

  • Pharmacy Services Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard
  • One day a week dedicated training time
  • Onsite training at each practice

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Fully qualified dispenser
  • Senior dispenser
  • Registered technician
  • Accuracy checking technician

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 2) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 2) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 2) Essential

About the employer

We are a small, dual site, general practice set in Ludham and Stalham serving the local community. Our most recent CQC rating was outstanding and we operate as a training practice for nurses, doctors and staff.


Ludham and Stalham Green Surgeries


Staithe Road


Great Yarmouth

NR29 5AB


Megan Buck

01692 666217

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Training provider


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

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