Pharmacy Technician Apprenticeship

ARNOLDS PHARMACY LIMITED

Bideford, EX39 1LF

Closes in 10 days (Wednesday 31 July)

Posted on 14 June 2024


Summary

Are you interested in a rewarding career in pharmacy? Do you want to work as a registered professional who assists pharmacists with various tasks, such as dispensing medicines, providing health advice, and managing the day-to-day operation of the pharmacy? If so, then this apprenticeship is for you!

Annual wage
£13,312 a year

Minimum wage rates (opens in new tab)

The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Pharmacy technician (integrated) (level 3)
Hours
Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 6.00pm.

40 hours a week

Possible start date

Wednesday 14 August

Duration

2 Years 3 Months

Positions available

1

Work

As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

  • Pharmacy Technician (Integrated) Level 3 qualification
  • Functional Skills in maths and English, if required.
  • Training schedule has yet to be agreed. Details will be made available at a later date.

Where you’ll work

21 Nelson Road

Bideford

EX39 1LF

Training

An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation

I & F LIMITED

Your training course

Pharmacy technician (integrated) (level 3)

Equal to A level

Course contents
  • Recognise and work within their scope of practice and skills,
  • Use relevant data and information to make effective decisions
  • Accurately retrieve and reconcile information about a person’s medicines
  • Accurately assemble prescribed items
  • Issue prescribed items safely and effectively and take action to deal with discrepancies carry out an accuracy check of dispensed medicines and products
  • Accurately perform pharmaceutical calculations to ensure the safety of people
  • Apply the principles of clinical governance and ensure person’s confidentiality
  • Assess a person’s present supply of medicines and order appropriate medicines and products.
  • Receive requests for medicines, including prescriptions, and check for their validity, safety and clarity, taking action to deal with any problems with the person directly
  • Demonstrate operational skills within their scope of practice
  • Provide a safe, effective and responsive pharmacy service
  • Take personal responsibility for the legal, safe and efficient supply of medicines
  • Apply the principles of governance to pharmacy operational processes
  • Ensure the confidentiality of patient data.
  • Communicate and work effectively with members of the multidisciplinary team
  • Explain the impact of audit and evaluation on the quality of pharmacy operations and services
  • Engage others in the improvement of processes and systems
  • Effectively use systems to support the safe and effective management and supply of medicines
  • Listen to a person, understand their needs and interpret what matters to them.
  • Give the person all relevant information and advice in a way they can understand, so they can make informed decisions about their health and wellbeing
  • Optimise a person’s medicines to achieve the best possible outcomes.
  • Obtain relevant information from people – including patients, carers and other healthcare professionals – and use it to optimise care appropriately
  • Adapt information and communication to meet the needs of particular audiences
  • Check and review their own and others work effectively
  • Suggest and implement personal goals and methods of improvement
  • Maintain CPD outcomes that meet with regulatory requirements
  • Identify and respond effectively to errors and near misses
  • Ensure effective safeguards are in place particularly for children and vulnerable adults
  • Prioritise time and resources effectively to achieve local and national objectives
  • Respond to medical emergencies
  • Ensure that health and safety controls are embedded and working
  • Effectively supervise other members of the team
  • Recognise and work within their scope of practice and skills,
  • Use relevant data and information to make effective decisions
  • Accurately retrieve and reconcile information about a person’s medicines
  • Accurately assemble prescribed items
  • Issue prescribed items safely and effectively and take action to deal with discrepancies carry out an accuracy check of dispensed medicines and products
  • Accurately perform pharmaceutical calculations to ensure the safety of people
  • Apply the principles of clinical governance and ensure person’s confidentiality
  • Assess a person’s present supply of medicines and order appropriate medicines and products.
  • Receive requests for medicines, including prescriptions, and check for their validity, safety and clarity, taking action to deal with any problems with the person directly
  • Demonstrate operational skills within their scope of practice
  • Provide a safe, effective and responsive pharmacy service
  • Take personal responsibility for the legal, safe and efficient supply of medicines
  • Apply the principles of governance to pharmacy operational processes
  • Ensure the confidentiality of patient data.
  • Communicate and work effectively with members of the multidisciplinary team
  • Explain the impact of audit and evaluation on the quality of pharmacy operations and services
  • Engage others in the improvement of processes and systems
  • Effectively use systems to support the safe and effective management and supply of medicines
  • Listen to a person, understand their needs and interpret what matters to them.
  • Give the person all relevant information and advice in a way they can understand, so they can make informed decisions about their health and wellbeing
  • Optimise a person’s medicines to achieve the best possible outcomes.
  • Obtain relevant information from people – including patients, carers and other healthcare professionals – and use it to optimise care appropriately
  • Adapt information and communication to meet the needs of particular audiences
  • Check and review their own and others work effectively
  • Suggest and implement personal goals and methods of improvement
  • Maintain CPD outcomes that meet with regulatory requirements
  • Identify and respond effectively to errors and near misses
  • Ensure effective safeguards are in place particularly for children and vulnerable adults
  • Prioritise time and resources effectively to achieve local and national objectives
  • Respond to medical emergencies
  • Ensure that health and safety controls are embedded and working
  • Effectively supervise other members of the team
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.

    Requirements

    Desirable qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • Maths and English (grade 4-9)

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.

    Skills

    • Attention to detail
    • Communication skills
    • Customer care skills
    • Initiative
    • Non judgemental
    • Organisation skills
    • Patience
    • Team working

    About this company

    Our reputation is built on our commitment to prompt professional, personal service and attention to detail, which is reflected in the services we offer and the time we take to get to know our clientele and how to best service their needs.

    After this apprenticeship

    • An apprenticeship allows you to earn a wage, gain valuable work experience and industry specific competence. Potential for full time employment on successful completion of the apprenticeship. Transferable skills that are invaluable in the wider world of work.

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    I & F LIMITED

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000258204.

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    Closes in 10 days (Wednesday 31 July)

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