Pharmacy Assistant Apprenticeship - Day Lewis Pharmacy - Southmead


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Qube Talent
£6 per hour
Closing date

Qube Learning are working with Day Lewis to help find a Pharmacy Assistant.

The successful candidate will complete a retail level 2 apprenticeship and 2 National Pharmacy Association qualifications, lasting 15 months. 

During your apprenticeship you will have a dedicated Skills Tutor, who will make regular appointments virtually or face to face, to support you throughout your qualification. 

Maths and English Functional Skills will also be included in your apprenticeship, if you do not already hold a C/4 grade and above in GCSE. 

Your apprenticeship will be completed 100% at the workplace. 

Brief Overview of the role 

The Day Lewis Group is an award winning family business, consisting of one of the largest independent pharmacy chains in the UK and Europe. 

The Group has grown from one pharmacy in Southborough to owning and managing nearly 300 pharmacies and employing over 2600 people. The company also has the management rights to the pharmacy concession in Harrods, the world famous department store in Knightsbridge, London.

The success of the group has been largely attributed to its employees and its organisational culture. The company’s core purpose is “To help people in the community stay healthy and feel better”. Further, the Group has a strong set of core values which are:

  • • To keep our caring family culture
  • • To look after our customers
  • • To be disciplined and professional
  • • To be different through innovation
  • • To reward, recognise and empower
  • • To have fun

Going forward, Day Lewis aspires to grow through acquisition whilst still maintaining its independence and family culture.

Full Job Description


As an Apprentice at Day Lewis you will:

  • Complete all NHS and other pharmacy service paperwork
  • Undertake the training required by the company to fulfil your role effectively and ensure a high degree of professionalism
  • Keep up to date with current pharmacy practice, new drugs and their uses
  • Respect and maintain confidentiality of information concerning customers, colleagues, company policies and statistics in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation
  • Ensure that customers receive excellent service
  • Dispensing medications
  • Ensure that the pharmacy always projects a professional image
  • Ensure that all areas within the pharmacy are clean, tidy and well organised with special attention to risk management guidelines
  • Use the EPOS back office function to order and maintain the required stock levels in the pharmacy
  • Ensure high standards of pharmacy stock management, reduce stock holding and ensure maximum profitability
  • Ensure all orders are checked off accurately, and stock stored with care
  • Ensure the date checking procedure is maintained and recorded

Hours per week, description of hours 

40 hours a week may include weekends

Pay and Benefits 

£6 Per Hour

Personal Qualities and Skills 

  • Good communication skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Respectful towards other
  • Reliable
  • Caring and kind

Desired and Essential Qualifications 

Desired – Maths and English GCSE  

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