Asterwell Pharmacy – Solihull

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Role Information

Contact Name
HR Department

UK, West Midlands

275 Longmore Road,
B90 3ER

Placement Type
Pharmacist, Part-time, 2nd Pharmacist

Job Title
Support Pharmacist

Job Description

A support pharmacist plays a crucial role in the healthcare system by assisting the lead pharmacist and contributing to the smooth functioning of a pharmacy. Here’s an overview of the key responsibilities and duties typically associated with a support pharmacist role:

Support Pharmacist Job Role:

1. Medication Dispensing:

  • Dispense prescribed medications accurately and efficiently
  • Ensure proper labeling and packaging of medications

2. Patient Consultation:

  • Provide valuable information to patients regarding medication usage, dosage, and potential side effects
  • Address patient queries and concerns with professionalism and empathy

3. Prescription Verification:

  • Verify the accuracy and validity of prescriptions to ensure patient safety
  • Collaborate with healthcare professionals to clarify prescription details when necessary

4. Medication Management:

  • Assist in managing pharmacy inventory, including ordering, receiving, and maintaining stock levels
  • Conduct regular checks to monitor and control the expiration dates of medications

5. Compliance and Regulatory Responsibilities:

  • Adhere to legal and regulatory requirements related to pharmacy operations
  • Ensure compliance with healthcare standards and guidelines

6. Collaborative Healthcare Team Member:

  • Work collaboratively with other healthcare professionals, including physicians and nurses, to ensure comprehensive patient care
  • Participate in multidisciplinary teams focused on improving patient outcomes

7. Patient Education:

  • Educate patients on the proper use of medications, potential side effects, and any relevant precautions
  • Provide guidance on lifestyle modifications to enhance medication effectiveness
  • Administer vaccinations and flu shots in accordance with regulatory guidelines
  • Promote immunization awareness and encourage community participation

9. Health Promotion:

  • Support health and wellness initiatives within the community
  • Provide information on preventive healthcare measures and healthy lifestyle choices

10. Continuous Professional Development:

  • Stay updated on new medications, treatment protocols, and industry trends
  • Attend training sessions and engage in continuous learning to enhance professional knowledge


Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy (Pharm.D. or B.Pharm)
  • State licensure and compliance with all regulatory requirements
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a team-oriented environment
  • A support pharmacist plays a pivotal role in ensuring the safe and effective delivery of pharmaceutical services to the community. The position requires a combination of technical expertise, customer service skills, and a commitment to promoting overall health and well-being

Employee Benefits
  • Part time role Monday to Friday 9 to 1
  • No weekend work
  • No pressure of clinical services

Positions Available


End Date

Role Details

Support Pharmacist required. Application closing date 01/03/2024.

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