Chalkgate Ltd – Maidstone

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Role Information

Contact Name
Vincent Hall

UK, South East, 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.


Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Offer full professional Pharmacy Services
  2. Complying with NHS ad GPhC requirements
  3. Capture all business opportunities and ensure smooth operation of the pharmacy
  4. Stock control, helping to maintain dispensary and counter stock levels and ordering items as per requirements to optimise profits and turnover
  5. Manage over the counter sales and in the dispensary as per protocol laid down
  6. Manage and train counter staff as required
  7. Answering queries on the supply and availability of medicines, and providing other information
  8. 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
  9. Manage Health Promotions
  10. Ensuring the health and safety requirements are met
  11. Creating and updating patients’ medication records in accordance with the standard operating procedures and data protection principles to ensure patients confidentiality
  12. The preparations of medicine reminder devices (dosette boxes)
  13. Ensuring that the pharmacy environment is welcoming and professional, including maintaining the cleanliness of the shop floor and dispensary
  14. 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
  15. Ensuring safe disposal of returned medicines
  16. Follow all SOPs. Develop and delivery of old and new pharmaceutical services as required by management
  17. Assisting clients to select the right mobility aids for their needs
  18. Working as part of a team and support pharmacy colleagues as appropriate
  19. Being aware of the health and safety and adherence to pharmacy security policies
  20. Be courteous and helpful to all clients who visit the pharmacy and satisfy the needs
  21. Actively involved in all health promotion programmes
  22. Develop and Promote all pharmacy services ( NHS and private)
  23. Understand, learn and follow accounting procedures and handling invoices and balancing the till at the end of the day
  24. 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


  • Registered with GPhC
  • Good ability in customer service


  • 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


  • 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 1/07/2022.

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