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Level 3 Advanced Pharmacy Technician Apprenticeship Riverside Pharmacy

Riverside Pharmacy in Bulwell is offering a hard-working and enthusiastic candidate an opportunity to work in the pharmaceutical health sciences sector as an Apprentice Dispensary Technician.

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Closing date: 30 Jan 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Mon - Fri 10.30am until 7.30pm (1 hour unpaid lunch).

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    27 months

  • Possible start date

    31 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    03 Nov 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Main duties that you will be fully trained to carry out include:
1. Assist in the sale of over the counter medicines
2. Complete prescription receipt and collection
3. Ordering, receiving and storing pharmaceutical stock
4. Pre-packing, assembling and labelling medicine
5. Liaising with customers in all areas of sales, including specialized products providing a highly personalised approach
6. Managing stock levels, replenishing and cleaning sales areas
7. Receive and store incoming supplies, verify quantities against orders and inform supervisor of stock needs and shortages
8. Assisting future sales and maximum profits, by the analysing of seasonal trends and product selection
9. Processing payments of various kinds, using the till, including handling of credit/debit cards, cheques and accounts
10. Assisting in the reconciliation of the till at the end of each shift/or following day if requested to do so by the manager
11. Ensuring standards for quality, customer service and health and safety are met
12. Maintaining awareness of market trends and advertising, updating sales display areas
13. Dealing with sales as and when required, serve customers showing high standards of customer care at all times, providing a helpful and friendly service, in order to maximise sales
14. To utilise specialist product knowledge when required
15. To maintain a clean and tidy working environment
16. To complete compulsory training as required
17. To carry out other duties which naturally fall within the reasonable expectations of the role.

*This apprenticeship is work based learning therefore most of the time you will be working at the employer's address. You will only need to attend college in Nottingham City Centre once a week for training.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication
  • Work accurately
  • Pay attention to deal
  • Logical thinker

Personal qualities

  • Friendly
  • Proactive
  • Team player
  • Reliable
  • Understand the importance of confidentiality
  • Willingness to learn

Desired qualifications

3 x A*-C/9-4 GCSE's (or Level 2 pass equivalent) in maths, English & any Science subject. It is the awarding body's requirements that the above qualifications are evidenced as passed, either by way of certificate or on the government database that we have access to in order to proceed to enrolment onto this apprenticeship.

Future prospects

Potential of a permanent role at the end of the apprenticeship.

About the employer

Riverside Pharmacy is a welcoming and busy pharmacy based in the bustling heart of Bulwell. They provide both NHS and private services. The team are friendly and provide optimum customer service.


Riverside Pharmacy


Bulwell Riverside

Main Street




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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Nottingham College


Nottingham College Apprenticeship Team

You will need to complete the following qualifications to achieve the full standard Pharmacy Technician (Integrated) Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard Level 3 BTEC Diploma in Principles and Practice for Pharmacy Technician

Apprenticeship standard

Pharmacy technician (integrated)

Level 3 (A level)

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