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Employer: Mendlesham Medical Group
Location: Mendlesham (Stowmarket)
Starting salary: Β£136.50 Per Week
Working week: 9-5 Mon-Fri - 35.00 Hours Per Week
Level 2 Pharmacy Services Assistant Apprenticeship Standard

Reference number: VAC001591005


Vacancy Description

    • Adhering to dispensary standard operating procedures
    • Dealing with patients – handing out repeats, dealing with basic queries
    • Printing prescriptions
    • Administrative duties – Checking expired/expiring medication, invoice filing, recording uncollected medication, sending texts to patients for collecting prescriptions
    • Stock rotation – Checking off and putting away daily orders
    • Preparing baskets with medication for dispensers to process
    • To carry out instruction from dispensers
    • Cashing up daily


    Dispenser duties–

    • Adhering to dispensary standard operating procedures
    • Same as above but gaining a qualification to process, check medication and hand out
    • Deal with hospital letters
    • Process repeat and acute medication for patients
    • Prepare dossett boxes with medication for weekly delivery
    • Deal with queries from clinicians about medication
    • Expiry date drug monitoring and recording
    • Ensuring accurate and efficient running of the dispensary at all times

Desired skills

  • Essential –

    • A good level of maths and English
    • Good communication skills


    Desirable –

    • Driving licence
    • Customer service experience
    • Computer literate


Personal qualities

  • Reliable
  • Trustworthy
  • Calm, sympathetic nature
  • Organised
  • Works well under pressure
  • Confident with the public
  • Smart appearance

Qualifications required

  • GCSE Grade A-C (9-4) in maths and Engligh, or equivalent

Closing date: 15 Nov 2019

You can apply for this vacancy by sending an up-to-date CV with a covering letter on why you think you would be suitable for the role to Luke Minshall quoting the reference number: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or you can apply by submitting an application through the National Apprenticeship website using the link above. For any further information on Apprenticeships please do contact the team on 01284 716 235.