Colinton Mains Pharmacy (A H Tod Ltd) – Edinburgh

Archived on 17 October 2022 – this content has expired.

Role Information

Contact Name
Joanna Goodburn

UK, Scotland

84 Colinton Mains Drive,
EH13 9BJ

Placement Type
Pharmacist Manager

Job Title
Pharmacist Manager

Job Description

The Company

This forward looking, independent community pharmacy has an exciting opening for an experienced Pharmacist, who is looking for a new opportunity as a well-supported Pharmacy Manager in the local community of Colinton Mains and Oxgangs. Our friendly and welcoming pharmacy benefits from a spacious working environment and an established and competent team of staff.

Colinton Mains Pharmacy is committed to the community pharmacy ethos, to provide a local, professional and caring service in an efficient and effective way to all its patients and customers. You would be leading a dedicated team of dispensers and front shop staff who have shown incredible commitment to providing that service.

The Role

  • The new Pharmacy Manager will be supported by:
    • two technicians and three dispensing assistants
    • four medicines counter assistants
    • a delivery driver
    • locum cover (2/3 days per week) to allow for monthly administration duties and training
    • a friendly and approachable board of directors
    • membership of Edinpharm Ltd a buying group of independent community pharmacies
  • The pharmacy is very close to the local GP surgery, allowing for a mutually beneficial, close working relationship with the other local healthcare professionals
  • You would be able to build on this and to develop further the care and advice services currently offered to our patients, using the two recently renovated consultation rooms
  • There will be genuine opportunity for personal development as you play a key role in the delivery of healthcare in the community in a safe, effective and efficient way
  • You would be expected to provide regular communication to the board of directors
  • Admin duties include providing monthly figures to our accountant, all Pharmacy claims including prescription submission, a quarterly board report, organisation of staff holiday cover and locum cover


We would be looking to you to develop the business through:

  • the provision of excellent patient-centered care, building sales and delivering profit
  • an enthusiastic style of team leadership that will deliver performance and development of all the staff



  • Eligibility to work in UK
  • Registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC)
  • Experience in Community Pharmacy essential
  • Previous management experience preferred
  • Familiarity with Pharmacy software and Microsoft Office


Full job description here.

Employee Benefits


  • A pro-active role in developing the future direction of the business
  • A generous salary with potential for future profit-sharing arrangement from July 2023
  • Working Monday to Friday, currently with locum cover on Saturdays
  • Opening hours 9am to 1pm and 2pm to 6pm
  • 25 days holiday plus public holidays
  • Personal pension provision
  • Personal Development opportunities encouraged and supported


If this Management role, with an opportunity to mold your own future sounds like the next career step for you, we would love to hear from you. Please contact Jo Goodburn.

Positions Available

Generous salary, commensurate with experience

End Date

Role Details

Pharmacist Manager required. Application closing date 17/10/2022.

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