Apprentice Pharmacy Assistant

JHOOTS PHARMACY LIMITED

Bath, BA1 4DF

Closes on Monday 9 September

Posted on 9 July 2024


Summary

A pharmacy based in Bath, are hoping to recruit a hardworking and determined candidate to work within their 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 qualifications.

Annual wage
£14,560 a year

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

Training course
Pharmacy services assistant (level 2)
Hours
Monday - Friday, may include some weekend work and late hours due to the nature of the business. Shifts to be confirmed.

35 hours a week

Possible start date

Tuesday 10 September

Duration

1 Year 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

Level 2 Pharmacy Services Assistant apprenticeship standard qualification, which includes:

  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • Own in-house training - Details will be made available at a later date
  • General Pharmaceutical Council approved qualification

Where you’ll work

125 High Street

Weston

Bath

BA1 4DF

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

WOODSPEEN TRAINING LIMITED

Your training course

Pharmacy services assistant (level 2)

Equal to GCSE

Course contents
  • receive and log prescriptions
  • assemble prescribed items, undertake an in-process accuracy check and issue prescribed items
  • work according to legislative requirements, and organisational policies
  • order, receive, maintain and issue pharmaceutical stock
  • provide appropriate advice when authorised on supplied medicines and products, their storage and disposal
  • work within the parameters of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) of the pharmacy
  • act in accordance with systems and organisational governance
  • recognise and act within the pharmacy regulatory, legal and ethical standards
  • support the team in the development of others
  • maintain and further develop your own skills and knowledge through development activities; maintain evidence of your personal development and actively prepare for and participate in appraisal
  • communicate effectively with the public, carers and other health and social care professionals using a range of techniques to determine their needs, and keep information confidential
  • handle information (record, report and store information) related to individuals and/or patients in line with local and national policies
  • use pharmacy IT systems and other IT resources according to legislative requirements and organisational policies
  • demonstrate person centred care and support within a pharmacy setting
  • make pharmacy patients and patient safety your first concern
  • use judgement and refer service user as appropriate to another member of the team, GP, healthcare worker, manufacturer etc
  • maintain the interests of patients and the health of the public
  • promote and advocate equality, diversity and inclusion
  • promote healthy lifestyles to customers
  • work safely within the parameters of your role using Standard Operating Procedures
  • apply policies which relate to health and safety at work
  • act appropriately in situations to prevent harm to yourself and others
  • 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 GCSE grades 4/C or above)

    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
    • Organisation skills
    • Customer care skills
    • Administrative skills
    • Logical
    • Team working

    Other requirements

    If arriving by public transport, please check travel time before applying.

    About this company

    A local independent pharmacy located in Bath. They take pride in providing value-for-money products for patient’s self-care. Along with providing an efficient and reliable service to all patients and customers.

    After this apprenticeship

    • Full-time permanent role for the right person
    • Further potential for other training such as Level 3 Pharmacy Assistant

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    WOODSPEEN TRAINING LIMITED

    Karl Ungi

    karl.ungi@woodspeentraining.co.uk

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000263619.

    Apply now

    Closes on Monday 9 September

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