Asterwell Pharmacy – Solihull

Archived on 30 September 2022 – this content has expired.

Role Information

Contact Name

UK, West Midlands

Asterwell Pharmacy,
275 Longmore Road,
B90 3 ER

Placement Type
Pharmacy Dispensers, Dispensing Assistant

Job Title
Pharmacy Dispenser NVQ2

Job Description

Asterwell Pharmacy is a busy community pharmacy located in Solihull. As a valued member of our pharmacy team, you will help ensure that our customers and patients get the best possible service every time they visit one of our store. Through your passion to deliver a great healthcare service and your ability to provide professional advice, you’ll play an important role in your local community. The knowledge you gain at the pharmacy will enable you to deliver products and services that have a direct, positive impact on people’s lives.


As a member of our pharmacy support team in one of our pharmacy, your main responsibility will be to assist with the day to day running of the pharmacy to maintain excellent service to customers and patients. Whether you are pharmacy dispensing assistant or a trainee, your contribution will quickly become invaluable.


These are enjoyable and highly responsible roles for candidates with excellent attention to detail, the ability to work quickly and accurately at all times and the ability to build rapport with both colleagues and patients.


The applicant must be willing to learn and adapt new skills to their work. They must be able to work in a busy environment and add the experience they have to the rest of the team. The applicant must be able to work in an organised manner both alone and as part of a team and must be able to adapt to new challenges that are put in front of you.


The position will require concentration, accuracy and a good eye for detail.


This position is for start 01/10/2022 and the usual working hours would be:

  • Monday – Friday 9 to 6, 1 hour unpaid break
  • Saturday – 9am – 1pm (1 in 3 shifts/ alternating )
  • Contract Hours: 39 hours a week (full-time position)


Your main roles and responsibilities will include:

  • Ability to de blister medication and prepare blister packs
  • Main duties will include all aspects of dispensing, customer service and retail sales
  • Endorse, label and dispense prescriptions
  • All Aspects of work related to blister pack production
  • Ordering medication
  • Create and update patient medication records
  • Request prescriptions
  • Undertake housekeeping duties to ensure the pharmacy remains clean and tidy
  • Performs administrative duties, including answering phones, receiving and inputting prescription orders, operating cash registers, and restocking inventory
  • Regular stock and date checking in the pharmacy


We would appreciate you contact us for any queries regarding this job via our email due to our phone lines and store being very busy during these challenging COVID-19 times.


Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £10 -£11 per hour


COVID-19 considerations:

  • PPE provided


Please don’t call Asterwell pharmacy about the position drop an email to our recruitment team/

Employee Benefits
  • 4 weeks paid holiday
  • Bank holiday pay
  • Company pension Scheme
  • Company Bonus Scheme



Positions Available

£20,000 to £22,000

End Date

Role Details

Pharmacy Dispenser required. Application closing date 30/09/2022.

Send your CV and/or cover letter to: