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Amy Bell: Pharmacy Support Worker

Pharmacy support worker, Amy Bell knew she wanted to pursue a career in pharmacy, but lacked relevant experience and qualifications.

Amy said: “I saw an apprentice pharmacy support worker post advertised and decided this would be a great way to gain knowledge and experience, at the same time earning while on the job.”

Amy had a great experience of apprentice life and enjoyed her time in the role. “I was welcomed into the team and supported every step of the way by my colleagues and managers. I felt they were always happy to help and answer any queries I had and they offered guidance when necessary. I was also supported by tutors with college work and could contact them if needed.”

“After completing my apprenticeship I obtained the NVQ needed for an assistant role  and I was kept on within the team I was working in as a pharmacy assistant.”

Amy hopes to train as a pharmacy technician with the aim of eventually becoming an accuracy checking pharmacy technician.