Pharmacy Service Assistant Apprenticeship L2 Everest Pharmacy

This is an exciting opportunity for a Pharmacy Services Assistant Apprentice L2 Candidate who must have a positive attitude, be hardworking, well presented with good communication skills. Prior pharmacy experience is desirable but not essential as all training will be provided on the job.

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Closing date: 20 Jun 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 9am to 5pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    29 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    06 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Provide a variety of pharmacy and medicines services to patients, the public and other professional healthcare teams
  • Support the delivery of pharmacy services in a variety of pharmacy environments
  • Supply, preparation, and assembly of medicines
  • Ordering and receiving medicines, as well as their storage, disposal, and return
  • Understanding of healthy lifestyle choices and relevant screening services
  • Understand and work to standard operating procedures

The training you will be getting

Pharmacy services Assistant Level 2. They will receive a L2 qualification. 

This training will be conducted primarily at the employer’s site.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Potential of leading to full time employment or progression onto Level 3 qualification.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience


GCSE or equivalent Maths, English (Grade C/4) Desired

About the employer

We are a local community pharmacy chain that provides a wide range of pharmacy services to patients. We are proud to be an independent pharmacy group employing local people and ensuring that we represent the communities we serve. Our aim continues to be to climb to ever greater heights of excellence, exceed our customers’ expectations, and push pharmacy into new frontiers in healthcare.


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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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