Exiting opportunity to begin your career in pharmacy
Main duties of the job
Apprentice Pharmacy Support Worker
£4.30 per hour
18 month contract – Monday to Friday 37.5 hours per week
Are you interested in pursuing a career in Pharmacy?
Due to the progression of the previous post holder, we have an exciting vacancy for an Apprentice Pharmacy Support Worker to work within our small but busy distribution team.
The post holder will be involved in the stock check, supply and distribution of medicines to wards at Blackpool Victoria and Clifton Hospital, by the way of a weekly ward top up.
They will also supply medicines to GP surgeries and clinics serviced by the Trust in the community, ensuring the safe and secure delivery of these medicines is met.
The main duties are: Visiting wards to check stock levels
Ensuring all medicines on wards are within their expiry date
Processing of orders received in the department
Assembly of orders using our Pharmacy robot
Ensuring all medicines in Pharmacy stores are fit for purpose
Delivery of medicines at Blackpool Victoria Hospital
The successful candidate must be methodical in their approach to work and have a good eye for detail. They must be able to work using their own initiative and also be a good team player. Some lifting is required in this role.
No formal qualifications are required, however the post holder must possess good literacy, numeracy and IT skills.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
Training will be given on the job and once in post the post holder must complete an NVQ Level 2 in Pharmacy Services and a Btec Level 2 Certificate in Pharmaceutical Science. This could lead on to further qualifications in this area for the right candidate.
Due to the current Government eligibility criteria for Government funded apprenticeship schemes, we are currently only able to accept applications from candidates who have been resident in the UK for the last 3 years, and who are not already in any form of Government funded education.
If successful after interview and all pre-employment checks are completed satisfactorily, a start date will be agreed and enrolment to the apprenticeship which will include an initial assessment will take place within 2 weeks of your start date
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Special skills and knowledge
Work or other experience
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