Pharmacy Assistant Apprentice - Intermediate (Level 2)


Page Hall Pharmacy

Training Provider:


Weekly wage £166.00
40.0 hours per week The working days and hours of the week TBC.
duration: 2 years
start: 8 June 2020
Intermediate (Level 2)
Health Pharmacy Services (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
31 May 2020 (application closing date)
An excellent opportunity to join a busy and well established pharmacy service, working as a pre-registration pharmacy dispenser. You will gain experience of working in a busy pharmacy. You will be given excellent training and support to gain a professional qualification.


You will be responsible to the Pharmacy Manager.

Job description:

  • An understanding of the rules, processes and regulations behind pharmaceutical service
  • Selling over the counter medicines
  • Dispensing prescriptions
  • Generating labels
  • Ordering and storing pharmaceutical stock
  • Provide information on symptoms and products to patients

Future Prospects

Possibility of full-time employment subject to successful completion of apprenticeship.

Reality Check

Park Hall Pharmacy is located at: 17-19 Page Hall Road, Sheffield S4 8GS.

The Sheffield College is located at: Granville Road, Sheffield, S2 2RL. 

Skills Required

  • Information Technology
  • Administration skills
  • Communication skills
  • Numeracy skills
  • Listening skills
  • Team building skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Have excellent time management skills

Qualities Required

The successful applicant will:

  • Be trustworthy
  • Have an interest in and have an aptitude for maths and science
  • Be aware of the need for confidentiality
  • Display a caring, discreet and conscientious attitude to patients and colleagues a like
  • Be able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Have a professional outlook and presentation
  • Have a desire to learn in a fast pacing pharmacy
  • Be organised, self- motivated and enthusiastic

Qualifications Required

  • Minimum of 5 GCSE or numbered equivalent A-C/8-4 grades including English, maths and science

Training Provided

  • BTEC Level 2 certificate in Pharmaceutical Science
  • NVQ Level 2 certificate in Pharmacy Service Skills
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