Pharmacy Assistant Apprentice STAVELEY HEALTH CARE LTD

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: 19 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,480.00

    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

    Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 6.00pm and Saturday's 9.00am - 12.30pm (on rota basis).

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    29 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    24 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000258689

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Dispensing of medication to patients
  • 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
  • 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

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, 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

Staveley Pharmacy has been established for over 45 years. We are on Main Street, right in the heart of the village. Owned by Anothai and Lorna Chareunsy, we pride ourselves in giving professional and excellent customer service at all times. All pharmacies must conduct annual patient surveys. Since their introduction, our patients have consistently rated us as ‘Excellent’. Listening to and actioning your feedback shows our commitment to maintaining these standards. In fact, your feedback has helped us increase the number of professional services we have to offer. We do much more than just dispense medicines. In addition, we probably offer the most comprehensive range of NHS and Private healthcare services in the area. This includes HIV Rapid tests, Flu vaccinations as well as a very busy Travel Clinic. Please click HERE to see our full range of services. Our fully trained staff can give you confidential, expert advice and treatment for a range of common illnesses and complaints. Furthermore, many of our professional services are free of charge. We aim to keep Staveley Pharmacy at the top of the list for your healthcare needs.

Employer

STAVELEY HEALTH CARE LTD

Address

6 MAIN STREET

STAVELEY

KENDAL

LA8 9LU

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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

Contact

Abbey Roche

abbey.roche@woodspeentraining.co.uk

07599109538

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: 19 Jul 2024