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Lev­el 3 Phar­ma­cy Tech­n­cian 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. Although day release doesn't start until September we will commence employment as soon as we find suitable candidates.

Main duties that you will be fully trained to carry out 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 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. The day release is due to commence September 2022.

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: 31/10/2022

Possible start date: 01/11/2022

Training provided

You will need to complete the following qualifications to achieve the full standard Pharmacy Technician (Integrated) Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard - https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/pharmacy-technician-integrated-v1-0

Level 3 BTEC Diploma in Principles and Practice for Pharmacy Technician.

Future progression

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

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
Main Street
Bulwell
NG6 8QN

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Reference number VAC001837026
Working week Monday - Fridya 10.30am until 7.30pm (1 hour unpaid lunch).
Total hours per week: 40
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).