What will the apprentice be doing?
You will complete the following:
Retail Level 2 Apprenticeship + 2 GPhC Accredited Courses delivered by the National Pharmacy Association (NPA) – Medicines Counter Assistant and Accredited Dispensing Assistant Course.
NPA 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 Retailer Level 2 Apprenticeship will be delivered by Qube Learning who are a National Training Provider. As a student within Qube Learning you will have a dedicated Skills Tutor who will visit you every 4 – 6 weeks and deliver a bespoke teaching and learning session. Your Apprenticeship Training Programme + NPA Courses should be completed in around 15 months.
Functional Skills (maths and English) may form part of your programme. Qube Talent are currently working with Day Lewis Pharmacy to assist them in finding their next Apprentice superstar!
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
- 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
- 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
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
Retailer level 2 qualification 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.
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Skills RequiredAttention to detail, Communication skills, Friendly, Initiative
Qualifications RequiredGCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Desired