Day Lewis Plc

Apprentice Retail Pharmacy Assistant - Day Lewis Pharmacy - Weston-Super-Mare - Intermediate (Level 2)

Day Lewis Plc (Employer)

Qube Qualifications and Development Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £14,206.40
40.0 hours per week 40 hours per week, days and shifts to be confirmed.
15 months (duration)
5 November 2022(start date)
Retailer (apprenticeship standard)
26 October 2022 (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. You will be working towards completing a level 2 in retail plus additional qualifications for dispensing.

Responsibilities

What will the apprentice be doing?

Retail Level 2 Apprenticeship + 2 GPhC Accredited Courses delivered by the National Pharmacy Association (NPA) – Medicines Counter Assistant and Accredited Dispensing Assistant Course. N

PA Courses will commence around 8 weeks after you have been enrolled on the Retail Level 2 Apprenticeship. NPA Courses must be completed within the first 12 months of employment at the Pharmacy.

Your Apprenticeship Training Programme + NPA Courses should be completed in around 15 months. Functional Skills may form part of your programme.

As an Apprentice at Day Lewis you will:

  • Keep up to date with current pharmacy practice, new drugs, and their uses
  • Ensure that customers receive excellent service
  • Handing 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
  • Ensure all orders are checked off accurately, and stock stored with care

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Level 2 Retailer standard and 2 National Pharmacy association qualifications (Counter assistant & Medical dispensing) including Functional Skills in maths and English if required.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

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

Progression routes to become a Pharmacy Tech/ACT level/Manger.

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Skills Required

Attention to detail, Caring, Customer care skills, Initiative

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Desired
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