Pharmacy Assistant Apprentice Snaith and Rawcliffe Medical Group

We are seeking to recruit a new member to join our GP Surgery to work in our dispensary 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: 09 Aug 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,984.00

    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 9am - 5pm (1 hr lunch) Tuesday 8am - 5pm (1 hr lunch) Wednesday - off Thursday 8am - 5pm (1 hr lunch) Friday 9am - 5pm (1 hr lunch)

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    19 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    03 Jul 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000262282

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Dispensing of medication to patients under supervision
  • Customer Service
  • Check and monitor prescription slips
  • Health & Safety Responsibility
  • Use of Patient Record Systems and use of smart card
  • Data Entry relating to medication
  • Labelling and Dispensing with supervision
  • Stock rotation
  • 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.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 or above) Essential

About the employer

The Practice Team offers a full range of NHS Services as well as some additional specialist clinics. Our practice team is highly trained in a number of areas including: Blood Pressure Monitoring Minor Illness Phlebotomy and Near Patient Testing Minor Surgery ECGs Spirometry Chronic Disease Management including Coronary Heart Disease, Diabetes, Asthma, COPD Annual Influenza and Pneumococcal Vaccinations Childhood Immunisations In house anticoagulation (warfarin) monitoring clinics We are a dispensing practice. Both the Snaith and Rawcliffe surgeries have their own dispensary. Under NHS regulations we are only allowed to dispense medicines to patients who live more than one mile from a chemist. We offer a home delivery service for prescriptions for eligible patients.

Employer

Snaith and Rawcliffe Medical Group

Address

THE MARSHES

BUTT LANE

SNAITH

DN14 9DY

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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: 09 Aug 2024