Colinton Pharmacy Limited – Colinton

Archived on 1 October 2020 – this content has expired.

Role Information

Contact Name
Juliette Paton

UK, Scotland

46a Bridge Road,
EH13 0AQ

Placement Type
Medicine Counter Assistant

Job Title
Medicine Counter Assistant

Job Description

Are you committed to caring and efficient customer and patient service in a healthcare environment? Join our family run Community Pharmacy in the heart of Colinton village, on the south side of Edinburgh.

Colinton Village pharmacy is looking for a part-time (approx 24 hours per week) pharmacy assistant. The post will initially consist of medicine counter and other pharmacy support roles with a view to being trained as a pharmacy dispenser.


What we would expect from you:

  • A passion for and experience in good customer service
    Ability to demonstrate self motivation, initiative and good team-working
  • A commitment to the Community Pharmacy ethos
  • A clear understanding of confidentiality
  • Ability to prioritise and work to deadlines
  • Good numeracy and accuracy skills
  • Experience of stock management and till/cash transactions
  • Good attendance and punctuality
  • Eligibility to work in the UK


A recognised Medicines Counter Assistant qualification would be preferable, but not essential if you have other extensive retail and customer service experience. You would work as a member of the pharmacy team where duties are shared and flexibility is key.

This position will offer you the opportunity to participate in the delivery of many pharmacy processes and establish relationships with customers and patients as well as other healthcare professionals. You will be on the frontline in serving the local community for their pharmacy needs and interacting with customers on a day to day basis.

Exact hours and starting salary to be discussed with the successful candidate.

Employee Benefits

You will be working in a recently refurbished pharmacy as part of a team, with a hands on superintendent, managing pharmacist in a local community which appreciates the services we provide.

Positions Available

To be discussed with successful candidate

End Date

Role Details

Medicine Counter Assistant required. Application closing date 01/10/2020.

Send your CV and/or cover letter to: