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level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship Pharmacy Services Assistant


Job description

Manns Pharmacy is offering a hard-working and enthusiastic candidate an opportunity to work in the pharmaceutical health sciences sector as an Apprentice Dispensary Technician. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate. They are looking for a candidate that can easily travel between their Mapperley NG3 5QQ and Carlton NG4 4FG branch.

Main duties that you will be fully trained to be able to do during the apprenticeship include: Assist in the sale of over the counter medicines Complete prescription receipt and collection Ordering, receiving and storing pharmaceutical stock Pre-packing, assembling and labelling medicine Liaising with customers in all areas of sales, including specialised products providing a highly personalised approach Managing stock levels, replenishing and cleaning sales areas Receive and store incoming supplies, verify quantities against orders and inform supervisor of stock needs and shortages Assisting future sales and maximum profits, by the analysing of seasonal trends and product selection Processing payments of various kinds, using the till, including handling of credit/debit cards, cheques and accounts Assisting in the reconciliation of the till at the end of each shift/or following day if requested to do so by the manager Ensuring standards for quality, customer service and health and safety are met Maintaining awareness of market trends and advertising, updating sales display areas 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 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. This apprenticeship is work based learning therefore you will be working at the employer’s address.

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: 01/05/2021

Possible start date: 02/05/2021

Skills required

Good communication skills Organisational skills Attention to detail

Qualifications required

GCSE A*-C/9-4 GCSEs (or Functional Skills Level 1 equivalent) in maths, English

Training provided

Intermediate Apprenticeship Pharmacy Services Assistant Functional Skills Level up to Level 2 in maths or English if not exempt

Future progression

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

Additional questions for candidates

During the application process you will be asked the following additional question(s) below. To prepare yourself, have a think about how you might answer them.

First question
Please say why you want to do a Pharmacy Services Assistant Apprenticeship What personal attributes and/or skills do you feel you have that make you a good candidate for this role

Second question
For the purposes of shortlisting your application against your commute from home to work please say whether you drive and have your own car or will be using public transport.

Employer information

Manns Pharmacy is a welcoming pharmacy providing a friendly, helpful and professional service to its community.

Address details:

Manns Pharmacy
271 Westdale Lane

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Reference number VAC001685224
Working week Monday to Friday 9am to 6pm 1 hour unpaid break

(40 hours per week)

Expected duration 18 months
Apprenticeship level Intermediate
Related course Pharmacy Services Assistant - Intermediate Apprenticeship (Level 2)
Salary £172.00 (Weekly)

Wage explained

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

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