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Apprentice Pharmacy Assistant

Job description

Medicine Stop Pharmacy based in Alfreton, Derbyshire is offering a hard-working and enthusiastic candidate an opportunity to work in the pharmaceutical health sciences sector as an Apprentice Pharmacy Dispensary Assistant. You'll be handling prescriptions and managing stock.

The successful candidate will be assisting in the dispensing of medication, gaining key skills assisting customers on the counter. If you are passionate about pursuing a career in the pharmacy sector, this role is a fantastic opportunity with great potential.

Main duties include:

  • Ordering, receiving and storing pharmaceutical stock
  • Receiving prescriptions and ordering prescriptions
  • Making up blister packs
  • Dispensing once trained
  • Labelling of prescriptions
  • Liaising with customers over the phone and face to face
  • Duping and disposing of medicines
  • Managing stock levels, replenishing and cleaning sales areas
  • Receive incoming supplies, verify quantities against orders and inform supervisor of stock needs and shortages
  • Ensuring standards for quality, customer service and health and safety are met
  • To utilise specialist product knowledge when required
  • To maintain a clean and tidy working environment
  • To complete compulsory training as required.
  • To carry out other duties which naturally fall within the reasonable expectations of the role

How to apply for this vacancy

You can apply for this vacancy through the National Apprenticeship Service. If you require any assistance with applying for this vacancy please contact us on 0115 945 7260 or email the apprenticeship team.

Application deadline: 26/07/2024

Possible start date: 05/08/2024

Employer information

Medicine Stop Pharmacy is a welcoming and busy pharmacy based in Alfreton serving the local community The team are friendly and provide optimum customer.

Address details:

Medicine Stop Pharmacy
Church Street
Alfreton
Derbyshire
DE55 7BD

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Reference number VAC1000261858
Working week Monday - Friday. Variety of shift patterns - 32 hours per week.
Total hours per week: 32
Expected duration 18 Months
Apprenticeship level Intermediate
Related course Pharmacy Services Assistant - Intermediate Apprenticeship (Level 2)
Salary £10,649.60 (Annually)

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).