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Level 2 Pharmacy Services/​Dispensary Apprentice

Job description

Are you looking for the next step in your education? Are you a get-up-and-go person? Looking to earn whilst you learn? Fantastic! I have an amazing prospect for someone enthusiastic to join the Welby Group based in Bottesford on the Nottinghamshire/Leicestershire border as a Pharmacy Dispenser Apprentice. As an apprentice you will receive and log prescriptions, make and take calls, deal with queries, and update patient records, thus, communicating effectively with the public, carers and other health and social care professionals to determine their needs, and keep the information confidential.

As an apprentice pharmacy dispenser, you will be a most diligent person.

Tasks that you will be fully trained to carry out include:

  • You will find and prepare and issue prescriptions for patients.
  • You will need to accurately issue the right medication, the right dose, to the right patient.
  • You will receive and log prescriptions, make and take calls, deal with queries, and update patient records, thus, communicating effectively with the public, carers and other health and social care professionals to determine their needs, and keep the information confidential.
  • You will also undertake the ordering, receiving, and maintaining of pharmaceutical stock, as well as complete the end-of-month stock audit.

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: 03/01/2023

Possible start date: 04/01/2023

  • Communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Customer care skills
  • Number skills
  • Team working
  • Team working
  • Initiative
  • Non judgemental
  • Patience

  • GCSE or equivalent English & maths 3 or D or Level 1 pass (Essential)

Level 2 Pharmacy Services Apprenticeship standard. More information in the link below.

https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/pharmacy-services-assistant-v1-0

Functional Skills up to Level 2 in maths & English if not exempt.

As part of this apprenticeship, you will be required to complete an End Point Assessment with the awarding body. More details in the link given above.

This apprenticeship is all delivered in the workplace.

You will be given 6 hours per week off the job training included in your paid working week to complete your apprenticeship tasks given.

The successful applicant will receive first-hand bespoke training and exposure from our expert team. This post is to start in January 2023 on a full-time basis for a minimum of 12-15 months.

Potential ongoing employment as a qualified Pharmacy Dispenser once the apprenticeship has been successfully completed - if there is a vacancy at the end.

Employer information

Why the Welby Group?

Address details:

The Welby Practice
The Welby Practice
17a Walford Close
Bottesford
Nottingham
NG13 0AN

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Reference number VAC1000103993
Working week You will work 37.5 hours Monday to Friday between the hours of 08:00-18:30 including a designated training day.

We are supportive of flexible working and welcome a conversation at the interview about flexible working arrangements.
Total hours per week: 37.5
Expected duration 18 Months
Apprenticeship level Intermediate
Related course Pharmacy Services Assistant - Intermediate Apprenticeship (Level 2)
Salary £9,379.50 (Annually)

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