Pw and Ja Hedge Limited

Apprentice Retail Pharmacy Assistant - The Pharmacy - Tidworth - Intermediate (Level 2)

Pw and Ja Hedge Limited (Employer)

Qube Qualifications and Development Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £7,800.00
30.0 hours per week Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm , Shifts yet to be confirmed
15 months (duration)
3 September 2022(start date)
Retailer (apprenticeship standard)
23 August 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, to ensure an accurate, timely, high quality dispensary / counter service is provided to our customers in a caring, friendly and professional manner.


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?

To be a fully qualified Pharmacy Dispenser and Medicinal Counter Assistant

Reality Check

Applicant must be able to take instruction and follow procedures as set out by the company/manager

Skills Required

Attention to detail, Caring, Communication skills, Friendly

Qualifications Required

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