Apprentice Pharmacy Assistant
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Apprentice Pharmacy Assistant
1 available
  • Reading prescriptions, labelling and dispensing prescribed medicines
  • Calculating quantities and doses of medicines
  • Providing information and advice to patients on how to use their medication 
  • Advising members of the public about over-the-counter (non-prescribed) medicines and management of minor ailments
  • Selling over-the-counter medicines and other items stocked by the chemist
  • Providing health advice and support to patients/public
  • Promoting other services offered by the pharmacy
  • Ordering receiving and storing pharmaceutical stock
  • Maintaining individual records of patients prescriptions, usually using the pharmacy computer system
Apprenticeship summary
You will play a key role in the smooth running of a community pharmacy, working as part of a team assisting with all aspects of the dispensary and retail process as well as supporting the improvement of the health of the local population.
Requirements and prospects

GCSE A-C or equivalent in Maths and English 

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