Ixworth Surgery

Pharmacy Apprentice - Intermediate (Level 2)

Ixworth Surgery (Employer)

West Suffolk College (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £168.35
37.0 hours per week 4 days a week, including 1 in 4 Saturdays - 8.30am – 6.30pm (9am -1pm on Saturdays)
15 months (duration)
13 September 2021(start date)
Pharmacy Services Assistant (apprenticeship standard)
13 August 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Ixworth Surgery is a Medical Practice in Ixworth that aims to provide a high standard of medical care in a friendly and professional manner. They have an exciting opportunity for an Apprentice to join the team.


The pharmacy dispenser will work under the direct supervision of the pharmacist and will carry out day to day activities connected with the preparation and supply of medicines. This will involve:

  • Labelling medicines
  • Dispensing medicines
  • Stock control
  • Communicating with the public and customer service

Future Prospects

At completion of the Apprenticeship, permanent employment could be offered if position available. If none available, contract is concluded after successful completion of qualification and the apprentice assisted to secure employment elsewhere.

Reality Check

This is a demanding role working in a busy Medical Practice, where a need to be able to understand and maintain important information is essential. It is important we ensure that all contacts with us are dealt with appropriately, confidentially and efficiently. Customer contact is face to face and via the phone.

5 weeks holiday a year including bank holidays. 4 hours paid study time a week.

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week), For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

Skills Required

  • IT literate
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills

Qualities Required

  • Good team player
  • Able to maintain strict confidentiality
  • Professional, tactful and friendly attitude

Qualifications Required

4 GCSE’s at grade C/4 or above to include Maths and English, or equivalent.

Training Provided

Pharmacy Services Assistant Level 2 Apprenticeship.

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