Apprentice Pharmacy Services Assistant

Silverdale Pharmacy Ltd · Competitive · Carnforth
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A Pharmacy Services Assistant apprentice under the guidance of a responsible pharmacist carries out the day to day operations of a pharmacy business. The assembly of medicines. Ensuring meets legal requirements. The labelling and to a point the medicine(s) are ready for its final check. The position will also include ongoing training on the counter which will be assessed independently and result in a mandatory qualification for the chemist counter.

The Dispensary will be the apprentice residence managed by the pharmacist and supervisor with learnings from the entire team.

  • Checking invoices against goods in
  • Assembly of medicines labelling and reordering of stock etc
  • Placing Generic orders onto the shelves
  • Answering the inbound telephone calls
  • Assisting the counter when busy
  • Walking to local surgeries with queries and prescription requests
  • Preparing the orders for transmission
  • Speaking with medical reps and sundries providers
  • Giving advice to patients / customers and handing out and the receiving of medicines
  • Understand the filing process and claims process for NHS/ Private prescriptions
  • Updating and saving patient information on computer
  • Makin records to record messages and document communications is a must

Personal Qualities :

  • Helpful, considerate, enthusiastic and a positive attitude to caring for the needs of others
  • If you like working with people, helping them and supporting their needs then pharmacy could be a good match for a potential candidate
  • Good listener
  • Helpful friendly and caring disposition
  • Helpful to have basic knowledge of computers and IT
  • The ability to problem solve and use your own initiative will help progression
  • Working as a team is critical as dispensaries are generally confined areas and communication, both written and verbal is a must

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