Day Lewis Plc

Apprentice Pharmacy Assistant - Intermediate (Level 2)

Day Lewis Plc (Employer)

Qube Learning (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £210.00
35.0 hours per week Monday - Friday, shifts to be confirmed.
54 weeks (duration)
14 October 2020(start date)
Retailer (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
7 October 2020 (application closing date)
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Job Description

To work as part of a pharmacy team under the supervision of the registered Pharmacist and to ensure an accurate, timely, high quality dispensary/counter service is provided to our customers in a caring, friendly, and professional manner.


As an apprentice at Day Lewis you will:

  • Complete all NHS and other pharmacy service paperwork
  • Undertake the training required by the company to fulfil your role effectively and ensure a high degree of professionalism
  • Keep up to date with current pharmacy practice, new drugs, and their uses
  • Respect and maintain confidentiality of information concerning customers, colleagues, company policies and statistics in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation
  • Ensure that customers receive excellent service
  • Hand out medications to customers 
  • Ensure that the pharmacy always projects a professional image
  • Ensure that all areas within the pharmacy are clean, tidy, and well organised with special attention to risk management guidelines
  • Use the EPOS back office function to order and maintain the required stock levels in the pharmacy
  • Ensure high standards of pharmacy stock management, reduce stock holding and ensure maximum profitability
  • Ensure all orders are checked off accurately, and stock stored with care
  • Ensure the date checking procedure is maintained and recorded

Future Prospects

  • It is hoped that the successful candidate will complete their apprenticeship successfully, remain with Day Lewis and grow their career within the company

Skills Required

  • Good communication skills
  • Good listening skills

Qualities Required

  • Kind
  • Caring
  • Accurate
  • Organised

Qualifications Required

  • GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English

Training Provided

Level 2 Retailer Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Your apprenticeship will be delivered at your place of work by Qube Learning
  • Additionally, you will, over the course of the year, take two further courses: Medicine Counter Assistant and Dispensary Assistant through the National Pharmacy Association
  • You will be mentored by your designated supervisor and given ample paid time away from your duties to study
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