An apprentice is required to work within the Dispensary of a busy general practice surgery. Duties will include:
-Dealing on a face-to-face basis with patients, carers and medical professionals
-Directing medication queries to clinicians
-Preparing and packaging medications
-Receiving telephone queries and directing them as appropriate
-Ordering and receiving stock
The apprentice will develop an understanding of medicines management and associated regulations.
Good general standard of Maths and English at or above GCSE C grade or equivalent is required.
This is a vacancy with a view to a permanent position position for the successful applicant should they show sufficient potential during the duration of the apprenticeship.
This is a fast-paced environment dealing with the general public and requiring the upmost regard for patient confidentiality and accuracy.
We require a polite individual with a professional telephone manner as well as excellent communication, interpersonal, team working and organisational skills. Time management is also a key attribute for this role. A high level of attention to detail and professionalism is essential.
A good basic knowledge of Microsoft word and excel as well as email is also beneficial.
The successful candidate will be:
-PersonablePlease note, if sufficient applications are received the vacancy may be closed prior to the closing date)
-Calm under pressure