Chalkgate Ltd – Maidstone

Archived on 31 December 2021 – this content has expired.

Role Information

Contact Name
Vincent Hall

UK, South West

4 Deringwood Parade,
ME15 8XW

Placement Type

Job Title

Job Description

Reports to: Director

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a pharmacist.

You will work under the supervision of a director in a Community Pharmacy, assisting with all aspects of the dispensary and retail processes within this Community Pharmacy relevant to this job.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Offer full professional Pharmacy Services
  • Complying with NHS ad GPhC requirements
  • Capture all business opportunities and ensure smooth operation of the pharmacy
  • Stock control, helping to maintain dispensary and counter stock levels and ordering items as per requirements to optimise profits and turnover
  • Manage over the counter sales and in the dispensary as per protocol laid down
  • Manage and train counter staff as required
  • Answering queries on the supply and availability of medicines, and providing other information
  • Responding to telephone and face-to-face enquiries of a routine nature from patients, their representatives, member of the public to the relevant member of the pharmacy team when necessary
  • Manage Health Promotions
  • Ensuring the health and safety requirements are met
  • Creating and updating patients’ medication records in accordance with the standard operating procedures and data protection principles to ensure patients confidentiality.
  • The preparations of medicine reminder devices (dosette boxes)
  • Ensuring that the pharmacy environment is welcoming and professional, including maintaining the cleanliness of the shop floor and dispensary
  • Accurately completing financial transactions with customers/patients including handling cash, cheques and cards and operating the sales till and system. This will include prescriptions and over the counter sales
  • Ensuring safe disposal of returned medicines
  • Follow all SOPs. Develop and delivery of old and new pharmaceutical services as required by management
  • Assisting clients to select the right mobility aids for their needs
  • Working as part of a team and support pharmacy colleagues as appropriate
  • Being aware of the health and safety and adherence to pharmacy security policies
  • Be courteous and helpful to all clients who visit the pharmacy and satisfy the needs
  • Actively involved in all health promotion programmes
  • Develop and Promote all pharmacy services (NHS and private)
  • Understand, learn and follow accounting procedures and handling invoices and balancing the till at the end of the day
  • Any other tasks necessary as may arise in the operation of the business


Note: All employees are expected to be flexible in undertaking the duties and responsibilities attached to their post and may be asked to perform other duties


Qualifications: Pharmacy Degree

Essential: Registered with GPhC


Desirable: Show a good level of skills. Needs to be willing to study to gain qualifications necessary for delivering services.

Knowledge: Operation of a community pharmacy

Essential:Pharmacy Professional knowledge

Is interested in pharmacy issues and development of services

Understands importance of confidentiality and smooth operation of the pharmacy

Skills and Behaviours: Business and service development

Reference ID: AK/003

Contract length: 12 months or more. Renewable

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

COVID-19 considerations:
As per requirements

Employee Benefits
  • To be agreed
  • Profit share and/or ownership prospects possible in the future

Positions Available


End Date

Role Details

Pharmacist required. Application closing date 31/12/2021.

Send your CV and/or cover letter to: BJBOND10@HOTMAIL.COM