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Apprentice Retail Pharmacy Assistant - Moir Pharmacy - Nottingham

Job details
Posting date: 22 September 2021
Salary: £150 per week
Additional salary information: mon-sat
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 22 October 2021
Location: nottingham, NG10 1QQ
Company: Qube Learning
Job type: Apprenticeship
Job reference: VAC-00590

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Summary

Vacancy description

You will complete the following:

Customer Service Level 2 Apprenticeship + 2 GPhC Accredited Courses delivered by the National Pharmacy Association (NPA) Medicines Counter Assistant and Accredited Dispensing Assistant Course.

NPA Courses will commence around 8 weeks after you have been enrolled on the Customer Service Level 2 Apprenticeship. NPA Courses must be completed within the first 12 months of employment at the Pharmacy.

Your Retailer Level 2 Apprenticeship will be delivered by Qube Learning who are a National Training Provider. As a student within Qube Learning you will have a dedicated Skills Tutor who will visit you every 4 - 6 weeks and deliver a bespoke teaching and learning session.

Your Apprenticeship Training Programme + NPA Courses should be completed in around 15 months. Functional Skills (Maths and English) may form part of your programme.

Duties and responsibilities will include:
-Making bulk orders for drugs
-Sorting through drug deliveries and ensuring that the invoice matches the order
-Stocking shelves of depleted drugs and storing excess
-Conducting inquiries into patient payment - establishing exemptions
-Receiving phone calls and addressing patient queries
-Emailing requests for prescriptions to patients' surgeries
-Liaising with surgeries or drug manufacturers to resolve any errors, make changes, etc.
-Assisting pharmacist in acute drug dispensing
-Dispensing drugs for nomad patients and ensuring their tray arrangement matches that of their prescription
-Completing code checks within set intervals to ensure drugs on shelf are in date and to dispose of those that have expired
-Assisting the Managing Director, the pharmacist and dispensers in other administrative tasks
-Maintaining good housekeeping - hoovering and clearing bins
-To ensure that the pharmacy environment is welcoming, clean and professional and communicate with customers in a professional and friendly manner
-To receive prescriptions from customers and ensure they are dispensed in a timely manner
-To inform the customer of approximate waiting times and to manage their expectations
-To ensure the safe and correct transfer of dispensed items to patients
-To identify medicine related problems or queries and bring these to the attention of the pharmacist
-To assist in providing pharmaceutical care to patients by carrying out reasonable duties as determined by the pharmacist
-Ordering repeat requests
-Making up dossett boxes
-Date checking the dispensary and counter products

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Training to be Provided

Retail Level 2 Apprenticeship + 2 GPhC Accredited Courses delivered by the National Pharmacy Association (NPA) Medicines Counter Assistant and Accredited Dispensing Assistant Course.

Length of Apprenticeship

15

Employer

Moir Pharmacy

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