Shiraz & Sons Ltd

Apprentice Retail Pharmacy Assistant- Village Pharmacy- Coventry - Intermediate (Level 2)

Shiraz & Sons Ltd (Employer)

Qube Qualifications and Development Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £7,503.60
30.0 hours per week 30 per week, Shifts to be confirmed
15 months (duration)
4 June 2022(start date)
Retailer (apprenticeship standard)
23 May 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Reports to: Pharmacist Manager or Asst. Pharmacy Manager Principle Purpose: 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

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. Your Apprenticeship Training Programme + NPA Courses should be completed in around 15 months. Functional Skills may form part of your programme. Main Responsibilities: • Dispense medication in a timely manner, as stated on prescriptions, maintaining accurate dispensing records and ensuring that the medication is accurately labelled to ensure medicines are correctly and safely supplied. • Ensure the highest standards of professional service and care to our patients by offering informed advice on appropriate treatment of minor ailments and products and referring to the pharmacist when necessary. • Fulfil your role as a pharmacy apprentice in all NHS or private pharmacy services provided by your pharmacy. • Keep up to date with current pharmacy practice, new drugs and their uses.

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?

Potential for permanent employment on completion of the apprenticeship

Skills Required

Attention to detail, Friendly, Initiative, Team working, Willing to Learn

Qualifications Required

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