Tanner Street Pharmacy are looking to recruit an Apprentice to work on the retail counter within the pharmacy team delivering excellent customer service to our customers. We are looking for a person who has an interest in healthcare, a passion for customer care and who will get involved in the day to day running of the pharmacy.
Your duties will include;
- Serving customers
- Taking payments
- Advise customers with over the counter medicine sales
- Maintain stock
- Checking dates on products
- Keeping the store clean and tidy
- Checking of deliveries
- Promoting offers
- Cashing up
As an Apprentice you will be included on a Retail Qualification. Your Qualification will be delivered by an Award Winning Training Provider who will support your learning and development throughout your Apprenticeship.
Once counter assistant training is complete and sufficient experience has been gained, a dispensing assistant course may be an option. There will be opportunity for training as Dispenser, in the future for the right candidate.
The working week is Monday-Sunday on a rota basis with two days off. You will be required to work 40 hours per week and a lot physical activity. Shifts patterns will be either 0900-1800 or 1400-2300.
- We are looking for someone who enjoys interacting with the public
- Has a pleasant personality
- Willing to learn new skills
- Good communication skills and numeracy skills
- Can work in a team and on their own using their own initiative
GCSE's or equivalent, A*-C/9-4 are desirable but not essential
Apprenticeship standards Retailer Level 2
Apprenticeship standards are aimed at developing skills within the Apprentices chosen career route, each standard has set knowledge, skills and behaviours required to be successful within the job role. This will include the completion of functional skills in Maths and English.
Once the apprentice has completed a minimum of 12 months training and the employer and Babcock regional trainer confirm they have met all the requirements of the standard they will be put through to end point assessment. The end point assessment is independent from the training and includes a variety of assessment methods which test the skills and knowledge of the apprentice to ensure they are fully competent in their role.
Each Apprentice will be supported throughout the apprenticeship by a structured programme of teaching, e-learning, face to face training and workplace mentoring; this will encourage and help them to meet the requirements of the new standards and will prepare them for the end of point assessment.