Level 2 Pharmacy Assistant Apprentice at RP HEALTHCARE LTD

Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Intermediate Level (Level 2)
Less than £10,000
6th October 2021
Role May Involve:
Health & Social Care Services Medicine, Science & Pharmaceutical

Level 2 Pharmacy Assistant Apprentice

The Pharmacy Apprentice will be performing the following duties:

  • Taking in and handing out prescriptions
  • Receiving and ordering stock
  • Selling over the counter medicines
  • Dispensing
  • Advising patients about medications

Training to be provided

  • Pharmacy Services Assistant Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional Skills in maths and English if required

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good customer service skills

Personal qualities

  • General interest in medicine
  • Ability to use own initiative
  • Friendly and presentable
  • Ability to work as part of a team and in a busy environment

Desired qualifications

  • 3 GCSEs Grade D/3 or above (English Language, maths and preferably Science) or equivalent

Future prospects

  • Go on to study Level 3
  • Pharmacy Technicians can work in several sectors: Hospital, Community Pharmacy, Air Force and Pharmaceutical Industries
  • In hospital settings, there are several grades for qualified Pharmacy Technicians. They can, for example, specialise in areas such as quality control, staff training, information technology, supplies procurement, clinical trials or medicines information services

Things to consider

  • The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates


An opportunity has arisen with Hammersmith Pharmacy. The successful candidate will be working in the pharmacy close to their home, attending college and improving knowledge in medicines.

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