Pharmacy Assistant Apprenticeship - Ashburton Pharmacy - Putney.

Ashburton Pharmacy Greater Putney

Qube Learning are working with Ashburton Pharmacy to help find an Apprentice Pharmacy Assistant. The successful candidate will complete a Level 2 Retail Qualification and 2 National Pharmacy Association Qualifications, lasting 15 months.

Apprenticeships > Level 2 (Intermediate) Apprenticeship Retail

  • GMFJ Reference
    122213
  • Wages
    £6.00 p/h
  • Hours
    40.00 per week
  • Date Posted
    28/10/2020
  • Start Date
    21/11/2020

  • Location
    Greater Putney
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
    Retail
  • Employment Type
    Intermediate Level 2
  • Employer
    Ashburton Pharmacy

Description of Opportunity

During your apprenticeship you will have a dedicated Skills Tutor, who will make regular appointments virtually or face to face, to support you throughout your qualification.

Maths and English Functional Skills will also be included in your apprenticeship, if you do not already hold a C/4 grade and above in GCSE.

Your apprenticeship will be completed 100% at the workplace.

Brief Description of Job


Are you looking to work in a pharmacy? Then this is the perfect role for you. Ashburton Pharmacy who are an independent community pharmacy are looking for an apprentice to undertake a retail level 2 qualification to become a pharmacy assistant with Potential progression on to Level 3 pharmacy technician qualification for the right person


Brief Description of Company


A local independent community pharmacy, who can offer a wide range of services and facilities for individuals and their families.


Full Job Description Including daily duties


Complete all NHS and other pharmacy service paperwork

Undertake the training required by the company to fulfil your role effectively and ensure a high degree of professionalism

Keep up to date with current pharmacy practice, new drugs, and their uses

Respect and maintain confidentiality of information concerning customers, colleagues, company policies and statistics in accordance with the General Data

Protection Regulation

Ensure that customers receive excellent service

Handing out medications to customers

Ensure that the pharmacy always projects a professional image

Ensure that all areas within the pharmacy are clean, tidy, and well organised with special attention to risk management guidelines

Use the EPOS back office function to order and maintain the required stock levels in the pharmacy

Ensure high standards of pharmacy stock management, reduce stock holding and ensure maximum profitability

Ensure all orders are checked off accurately, and stock stored with care

Ensure the date checking procedure is maintained and recorded


The standard covers the following areas:

• dispensing and supply of medicines and medicinal products

• team work

• communication, pharmacy law and ethics

• person-centred care

• health and safety in the workplace

• behaviours

• safeguarding and welfare


Hours per week, description of hours


40 hours

Monday to Friday 9am to 6.30pm

Saturday 9am to 1pm


Pay and Benefits


£6 Per hour

Sharing your details (GDPR)


Qube Learning will not share any of your personal details with any person or company outside our organisation, except the hiring manager for this specific position.


We may share you details with another department within Qube Learning if we feel we could help you with the many other training opportunities we offer.




For more information about this vacancy please contact QUBE QUALIFICATIONS AND DEVELOPMENT LIMITED on 01235 833838 (Ref ID: 122213)

Desired and Essential Qualifications

GCSEs (or equivalents) in maths, English & Science preferred

Personal Qualities and Skills

Desired skills

• Good communication skills

• ICT Literate

• Good telephone manner

• Good time keeping

• Diligence & accuracy checking

• Strong interest in personal development

Personal qualities

• Caring and pleasant

• Outgoing personality

Future Prospects

Potential progression on to Level 3 pharmacy technician qualification for the right person


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