Apprentice Pharmacy Assistant PAN Pharmacy

We are seeking to recruit a new member to join our highly qualified dispensing team as a Pharmacy Apprentice.  We are a small innovative team of qualified professionals, placing high focus on customer service to best support our communities needs. This new role as a Pharmacy (apprentice) is an exciting opportunity.

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

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Closing date: 21 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,313.60

    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

    Shifts to be confirmed. 37 hours per week between Monday and Saturday.

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    22 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    28 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000261161

  • Positions

    2 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 pharmacy software
  • Data Entry relating to medication
  • Labelling and Dispensing
  • Accuracy and Attention to detail
  • Working within a team environment
  • Liaison with Doctors surgery and health professionals

The training you will be getting

Level 2 Pharmacy Services Assistant apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Pharmacy Assistant Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard qualification
  • 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

  • Full-time permanent role for the right person or further potential for other training such as a Level 3 Pharmacy Technician apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English/Maths (Grade 4/c) Essential

About the employer

Welcome to Pan Pharmacy. We are a family run Independent Pharmacy group serving the Birmingham area. We have been serving our local communities since 1982 and pride ourselves on our friendly, hardworking and approachable employees who go that extra mile to provide the best customer service you would expect. We offer a range of healthcare related services including dispensing of prescriptions, FREE collection of prescriptions from many local surgeries and FREE delivery of prescriptions to your home or workplace, emergency contraception, stop smoking service and ear-piercing. We also have a dedicated photo department where we can offer a variety of gifts from photo prints, frames, canvases, mugs, t-shirts and many more. Our Pharmacies are located in Sheldon and Bearwood (Smethwick). Some of our achievements include: First pharmacy in Trafford area to be awarded GOLD for excellence in lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) healthcare Our pharmacy is Dementia friendly - all of our staffs are registered as Dementia Friends Healthy Living Pharmacy

Employer

PAN Pharmacy

Address

160- 160A Church Road

Sheldon

Birmingham

B26 3YH

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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

Sham Singh

sham.singh@woodspeentraining.co.uk

07483413718

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: 21 Jul 2024