Home Vacancies Pharmacy Assistant Apprentice - BOOKACHEMIST RECRUITMENT LIMITED




9th July 2024

Employer description

he pharmacy delivers an innovative service and benefits the whole community with positive outcomes for patients Pharmacy Services Appliance Dispensing, Consultations, multi Lingual staff, Prescription Delivery Service, Prescriptions, New Medicine Service, Prescription collection from local GP’s, Medication review, Supervised consumption of medicines.

Main description

Do you want to become a qualified Pharmacy Assistant? Are you serious about a career in health care / medicine? This role is ideal for anyone who has a genuine passion for working within the health care sector and is keen to learn and progress in their own professional development.

  • Taking in and handing out prescriptions, learning to dispense prescriptions
  • Using dispensary and stores computer systems to generate stock lists and labels
  • Helping to maintain reasonable dispensary stock levels, stock control, date checking and stock rotation
  • Ordering items for use within a department, Selling over the counter medicines
  • Receiving, loading, unloading incoming goods from wholesalers, manufacturers and elsewhere
  • Answering queries on the supply and availability of medicines
  • Responding to telephone and face to face enquiries of a routine nature
  • Drawing any problems identified or queries raised to the attention of pharmacists or pharmacy technicians
  • Pre-packing, assembling and labelling medicines
  • Ensuring that health and safety requirements are met
  • Learning the till procedures and handling of cash, check monies and change in the till
  • Disposal of stock returned by patient’s i.e. Special waste as per PCT of the area
  • Ensuring workplace is clean and tidy, to complete any other task as requested

Entry requirements

GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade 4/C) Desired

Personal skills and qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Initiative

Training to be provided

Training provider

Apprenticeship standard
Pharmacy services assistant Level 2 (GCSE)

Level 2 Pharmacy Services Assistant Apprenticeship Standard, which includes:

  • Level 1/2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • In-house training
  • Training schedule has yet to be agreed, details will be made available at a later date

Things to consider

If travelling to the vacancy using public transport, please make sure it is a manageable distance and time.

Future prospects

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

Closing Date

The closing date for this job offer is on 12/08/2024




This job is located in Haverhill, Suffolk

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