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Level 3 Advanced Pharmacy Technician Apprenticeship

Job description

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.

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.

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: 03/01/2022

Possible start date: 06/01/2022

Skills required

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

Qualifications required

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.

Training provided

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

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
Why do you want to become a Pharmacy Technician? Please state what skills and/or personal qualities you feel you have that will make you a good candidate for this apprenticeship.

Second question
For the purposes of shortlisting your commute from your home address to the employers, please state whether or not you will be using public transport or drive/have your own vehicle.

Employer information

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.

Address details:

Riverside Pharmacy
Bulwell Riverside
Main Street
Bulwell
Nottingham
NG6 8QN

Map data is calculated from the available geolocation information.

Reference number VAC001786694
Working week Mon - Fri 10.30am until 7.30pm (1 hour unpaid lunch).

(40 hours per week)

Expected duration 27 months
Apprenticeship level Advanced
Related course Pharmacy Technician - Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3)
Salary £192.40 (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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