Apprentice Pharmacy Assistant Makenzie Pharmacy

We are seeking to recruit a new member to join our pharmacy family 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 such as the Level 3 Pharmacy Technician.

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

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Closing date: 16 Aug 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,316.80

    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, between the hours of 9.00am-6.00pm. Saturday, 9.00am-1.00pm, you will get time off during the week for Saturday.

    Total hours per week: 31

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    27 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    3 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000263879

  • 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
  • Rotation of stock
  • Use of Pharmacy software
  • Data Entry relating to medication
  • Labelling and Dispensing
  • Accuracy and Attention to detail
  • Working within a team environment

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 the 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

Qualifications

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

About the employer

Makenzie Pharmacy is a community pharmacy located in Hull. They offer the following services: Minor Ailment Service (NHS) New Medicine Service (NHS) Emergency contraception NHS Health Check Stop smoking voucher service (NHS) Appliance dispensing (prescription charges apply) Prescription delivery service Appointment booking for consultations not required Inhaler recycling Private consultation room

Employer

Makenzie Pharmacy

Address

633 Anlaby Road

Hull

HU3 6SX

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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: 16 Aug 2024