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Level 3 Pharmacy Technician Apprentice

Job description

Sherwood Late Night Pharmacy, based on Mansfield Road, Sherwood, are offering a hard-working and enthusiastic candidate an opportunity to start their career in the pharmaceutical health science sector as an Apprentice Pharmacy Technician.

Main duties that you will be fully trained to do include:

  • Assist in the sale of over the counter medicines
  • Complete prescription receipt and collection
  • Ordering, receiving and storing pharmaceutical stock
  • 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

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
  • Organisation skills
  • Customer care skills
  • Team working
  • Team working
  • Patience

  • GCSE or equivalent English, maths & a science subject 4 or C or Level 2 pass (Essential)

Level 3 Pharmacy Technician Assistant apprenticeship standard, which includes:

Pearson BTEC Level 3 Diploma in the Principles and Practice for Pharmacy Technicians.

Please note that the apprenticeship standards require the apprentice to sit an End Point Assessment. Please refer to above link for more information.

This apprenticeship requires 1 day per week for 2 years at college at Nottingham City Hub. The next cday release cohort to start is planned to start college February/March 2023 but the employer may want to interview and start employment in the next few weeks/months.

Potential of ongoing employment as a qualified Pharmacy Technician at the end of the apprenticeship dependent upon performance.

Employer information

Sherwood Late Night Pharmacy is a welcoming pharmacy based in Sherwood, offering traditional chemist services and providing an array of other pharmacy services to the local community.

Address details:

Sherwood Late Night Pharmacy
475 Mansfield Road

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Reference number VAC1000090764
Working week The shift pattern will be explained during the employer interview. The Pharmacy is open 7 days a week 9.00am - 8.00pm.
The apprentice may be required to work weekends, but will be given relevant time off in the week to comply with employment legislation.
Total hours per week: 30
Expected duration 27 Months
Apprenticeship level Advanced
Related course Pharmacy Technician - Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3)
Salary £9,360.00 (Annually)

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