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Level 2 Pharmacy Apprentice

Job Reference: 358-2677834-APP

University Hospitals of Leicester
Clinican support and Imaging
Cross site, Leicester
£160.00 per week

Kick start your career in the NHS by joining the Pharmacy department at University Hospitals of Leicester.

You will be given the opportunity to develop your skills to their full potential whilst working towards a level 2 QCF in Pharmacy Service Skills. You will be provided with the training and support you need to become a Pharmacy Assistant as well as developing a range of transferable skills.

You will need to be committed to learning and be highly motivated.

On completion of the apprenticeship, you will be qualified to apply for Band 3 Pharmacy Assistant roles within pharmacy in a range of areas.

There are also further opportunities to apply for a Level 3 Pharmacy service skills apprenticeship on completion of the level 2 which would lead to registration as a Pharmacy Technician when completed.

Minimum entry requirements are 5 GCSE’s at grade 4 or above or equivalent including Maths, English and Science

There will be an expectation to work across the three sites of The University hospitals of Leicester and attend one day of college to complete the qualification.

You will be part of the pharmacy team providing a quality service to patients.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name:Holly Rance

Job title:Specialist Pharmacy Technician


Telephone number0116 258 5781

Additional contact information

Rozina Daud- Specialist Pharmacy Technician

Email: Rozina

Tel: 0116 258 5781

Vacancies will close early if a sufficient number of applications are received.

Applications are transferred to TRAC, by completing an application you authorise the transfer of your data. Emails regarding applications will be sent via TRAC.

UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria will be interviewed if indicated you wish to be considered under the Disability Confident Scheme. If you require any reasonable adjustments please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible. Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order)1975 a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

COVID 19 Risk Assessment

Due to Covid 19 we have introduced a staff risk assessment into our pre-employment process.

This is intended to ensure you are able to safely perform your duties in any of our work areas, and if you have been identified as being vulnerable to coronavirus. Our main aim is to reduce risk and to ensure the safety of all new starters as well as current staff, patients and visitors.

If it is identified that you are within a vulnerable category, we will endeavour to make reasonable adjustments to accommodate this.

Tier 2 Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-EEA candidates may not be appointed if a suitable EU/EEA candidate is successful. As it is unlikely the Trust would be able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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