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Pharmacy Services Assistant Level 2

Healthcare & Pharmacies
12 - 15 Months
A pharmacy services assistant will assist with the supply, preparation, and assembly of medicines and products, as well as with dispensing them to patients and other healthcare professionals and advising patients on how to utilise their medications effectively. They will be in charge of placing and receiving orders, as well as storing, disposing of, and returning medications.
End Point Assessment
  • Knowledge Test Multiple Choice Test
  • Stimulated Observation with Question-and-Answer Session
  • Professional Discussion (underpinned with portfolio)
What Next?

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Pharmacy Services Assistant Level 2

Who is it for?

The Pharmacy Services Assistant is for any individual who will be willing to understand and work to standard operating procedures (SOPs), a set of step-by-step instructions compiled by their organisation to help staff carry out routine operations. SOPs aim to achieve efficiency, quality output and uniformity of performance, while reducing miscommunication and failure to comply with pharmacy regulations.

Key Responsibilities may include:

A Pharmacy Service Assistant will be involved in supporting the supply, preparation and assembly of medicines and products; issuing them to patients and other healthcare professionals and assisting in providing advice to patients to help them to make effective use of their medicines. They will be responsible for ordering and receiving medicines, as well as their storage, disposal, and return. 

Occupations may include:

Pharmacy Assistant, Senior Pharmacy Assistant, Pharmacy Manager

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