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8
Oct 2019
Now Hiring - Full Time Pharmacy Dispenser!

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Opportunity for an Pharmacy Dispenser (approx 35 -37 hrs per week) to join our team at Abbey Field Pharmacy in Colchester which continues to grow rapidly since opening in 2017.

Some pharmacy experience is highly advantageous e.g. medicine counter assistant or level 2 dispensary training or experience.

The role mainly involves week-day shifts within the pharmacy opening hours of 8.30am-6.00pm weekdays & 9am-1pm Saturdays (either regular Saturdays or shared on rota basis). No late nights!

We are in a position to be flexible for strong candidates looking to work less then 35 hours per week.

The pharmacy is a fast-paced workplace which operates with the latest automation technology to help us offer great patient care so strong IT literacy is key as well as a caring & can-do attitude.

Main purpose of the role:

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

Competitive pay rate based on experience/qualifications.

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.

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.

To apply please email your cv to applications@wbpharmacies.com

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Abbey Field Medical Centre, Ypres Road
Colchester
Essex
CO2 7UW
01206 562848
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10652466 Vat number = 263 6339 91
Premises GPhC Number:
9010684
Superintendant:
Kevin Murphy (2061074)
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