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16
Oct 2017
Now recruiting! Pharmacy Assistant Vacancy

Opportunity for a Pharmacy Dispenser (or counter assistant looking to progress) to join our team at an independent pharmacy based in Shefford Health Centre.

We are primarily looking for someone that can work full time but part time applicants will be considered as our business and team are growing.

Some pharmacy experience is required.

Main purpose of the role:

This role would suit someone looking to progress their career in pharmacy in a friendly and fast-paced customer focused environment.

Competitive pay rate based on experience/qualifications. Pharmacy operates 8.00am - 18.00 weekdays.

The pharmacy assistant will work under the direct supervision of the pharmacist and will carry out day to day activities connected with the preparation and supply of medicines and will provide advice to patients on the use of medicines as well as on general health and lifestyle matters.

To apply, email your cv to sheffordpharmacy@nhs.netor collect an application fomr in store. Closing date 31/10/17

Primary responsibilities

  • To work as part of a team supporting the pharmacy manager in providing excellent customer service & patient care to help grow the pharmacy business.
  • To select, label and dispense correct items in accordance with standard operating procedures to ensure safe supply to patients;
  • To dispense controlled drugs in accordance with standard operating procedures to ensure legal compliance;
  • To ensure at the point of sale, the safe and correct supply of dispensed items to patients;
  • To support pharmacy colleagues and mentor others through the timely completion of training courses;
  • To work as part of a team and actively demonstrate a willingness to support and achieve the overall business objectives.

Person specification

  • Pharmacy experience or qualifications required e.g. Medicines Counter Assistant course and/or NVQ Level 2 in Pharmacy Services or NPA Accredited Dispensing Assistant Course (or equivalent)/ Further training will be provided if necessary.
  • Methodical and accurate approach to practical tasks;
  • Commitment to continuing professional development and training;
  • Trustworthy and understanding of confidentiality issues;
  • High level of concentration;
  • Strong communication and excellent customer service skills;
  • Professional, tactful and friendly attitude;
  • Ability to work effectively to deadlines
  • Reliable
  • Excellent team working skills with a positive "can-do" attitude
  • IT literate
  • Must be fluent in written & spoken English.
  • Ability to pass a DBS criminal record check.

Required experience:

  • Pharmacy: 1 year

Closing date 31/10/17

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Robert Lucas Drive
Shefford
Bedfordshire
SG17 5FS
01462 818633
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Premises GPhC Number:
1123410
Superintendent:
Jaspal Sagoo
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