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Apprentice Health Care Assistant

Lewis Pharmacy (Alphega Pharmacy)
This apprenticeship is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic, driven and passionate individual with a keen interest in health care to gain experience together with their Medicine Counter Certificate.

Lewis Pharmacy (Alphega Pharmacy) - Employer

Lewis Pharmacy is a multi-award winning pharmacy – we take great pride in what we do and constantly strive to be the best pharmacy in the country – we have previously won ‘Independent Pharmacy of the Year’ for Great Britain so it’s a fabulous opportunity for an enthusiastic person.

Lewis Pharmacy (Alphega Pharmacy)


12 months

This position is now closed and no additional applications are being taken. If you have any questions please contact the provider who is managing the position.

Job Summary

GBP 225.00
Customer Service
Lewis Pharmacy (Alphega Pharmacy)

Detailed Job Description

The Apprentice Healthcare Assistant will receive full training and support in this family run pharmacy. The training includes fully sponsored support to achieve the Medicine Counter Assistants qualification. The role includes customer contact face to face, including over the counter sales, and over the telephone. Also, EPOS stock control, patient data entry which will include NHS/private prescriptions and maintenance of the general appearance and cleanliness of the shop areas.

Requirements and Prospects

Qualifications required

Maths and English at Grade C (or equivalent) and above desirable although not essential.

Skills required

- Ability to build relationships with colleagues and customers

- Excellent verbal and written communication skills

- Ability to work to deadlines and maintain a focus on priority tasks

- Team player

- Organised and diligent

- Attention to detail

Personal Qualities

- Hard working

- Motivated

- Enthusiastic and keen to progress

- Good telephone manner

- Takes pride in their work

Future prospects

Once you have successfully completed your apprenticeship this customer service qualification together with your Medicine Counter Assistants Certificate will ensure you can look forward to securing a career in Pharmacy Dispensing.

Additional Information

Training provided

Customer Service Practitioner Level 2 Apprenticeship standard.

This apprenticeship is delivered through work based learning, this means that all training is done at the workplace eliminating the need to attend college. The successful candidate will be allocated an assessor who will visit on site every 4-6 weeks and deliver all of the training to gain the qualification and provide the resources to complete work between visits.

Learning Skills Partnership - Learning Provider

With Learning Skills Partnership (LSP) you can be reassured that they are not just any ordinary Training Company. They bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to their Apprenticeship programmes, focusing on key business sectors; including the Automotive Retail and Construction industries.

For more information about this vacancy please contact Learning Skills Partnership on 01482338840 or email: (Ref ID:82766)
Learning Skills Partnership

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