R P Healthcare Limited

Apprentice Retail Pharmacy Assistant - Mottingham Pharmacy- Mottingham - Intermediate (Level 2)

R P Healthcare Limited (Employer)

Qube Qualifications and Development Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £9,379.50
37.5 hours per week Monday - Friday, 10.00am - 6.30pm
15 months (duration)
5 November 2022(start date)
Retailer (apprenticeship standard)
26 October 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

The apprentice would be fully trained to give medicines advice over the counter as well as qualification to dispense medication as part of our pharmacy dispensary team. You would be working within a fun and dynamic team, and assisting the pharmacist and fellow colleagues in providing a great service to local patients and customers.


What will the apprentice be doing?

Some of your duties will include:

  • 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
  • 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?

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

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • We would be looking to train our apprentice to a high standard, with the hope to offer an opportunity at the end to join us as a qualified dispensing member

Skills Required

Attention to detail, Caring, Customer care skills, Friendly

Qualifications Required

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