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Apprentice: Pharmacy Assistant (rotational)

NHS England Apprenticeships
Competitive salary
Closing date
7 Dec 2023

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Job summary

Apprentice: PHARMACY ASSISTANT ( Rotational)

1 x fixed term for 18 months

1 x 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday working morning, afternoon and late shifts on rotation.

Working Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays on rotation.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to take an assessment test at interview.

Salary will be paid as per apprenticeship rates dependent on age of applicant

Main duties of the job

We have an opportunity to recruit an apprentice to join the Pharmacy department as a rotational Pharmacy Assistant (Apprentice) and train in a General Pharmaceutical Council Accredited qualification at Level 2. Upon successful completion of the qualification you will have the necessary skills, knowledge and behaviour of a pharmacy assistant.

The post is also an entry point into pharmacy and provides a gateway to progress into a career as a pharmacy technician.

In order to be able to meet the entry criteria to be able to apply for our apprentice pharmacy assistant post you must already hold at least 4 GCSEs and must include Maths, English and a science subject at Grade C or level 4 and one subject at Grade D or level 3 or above at the start of your apprenticeship.

The qualifications required for this post and the qualification gained at level 2 would also be a route in to progress as a pharmacy technician if desired.

About us

We provide high quality, friendly and effective community health services from multiple sites covering Walsall. Our multidisciplinary services include rapid response and homebased care, so that those with long term conditions and the frail elderly can remain in their own homes.


Date posted

27 November 2023

Pay scheme



Depending on experience National Minimum Wage for age on employment




18 months

Working pattern


Reference number

407-WCCSS- 5852191

Job locations

Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust

Moat Road




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