Apprentice Dispensing Assistant (L2)

Manchester, Greater Manchester
£150 per week
20 Feb 2018
26 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Employer: Lancewise Pharmacy

Apprenticeship level: Intermediate

Apprenticeship duration: 15 months

Possible start date: 5th March 2018

Working week: Monday to Friday (possibly also Saturday), shifts vary between 9.00am - 6.00pm to be discussed at interview, 37.5 hours per week

Patient care is at the heart of all of our training, and so this role is quite a responsibility!

Don’t worry, we will give you plenty of training and support to help you complete your apprenticeship, ready for your next challenge.


  • Dispensing assistant role involved day to day running of the pharmacy, including interacting with customers suppliers and fellow healthcare professionals.
  • You will also be trained to sell over the counter medicines, order and label medication and manage and rotate stock levels
  • You will learn about how we sell our non-prescription medication, and how we display it on our shelves.
  • We will also train you to understand about patient confidentiality and data protection which are especially important when dealing with operational queries with GP’s.

Desired skills:

  • Team player.
  • Organisational skills.
  • Customer service skills.
  • Computer literate.

Personal qualities:

  • Active learner.
  • Prompt.
  • Punctual.
  • Attention to detail.

Qualifications required:

  • GCSE Grade C, 4 or above in English and Maths or equivalent.

Training provider:

  • NVQ Level 2 in Health - Pharmacy Services.
  • Functional Skills - if required.
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR).
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS).

Apprenticeship framework: Health Pharmacy Services