Herbert And Herbert Pharmacy – Hounslow

Archived on 30 September 2019 – this content has expired.

Role Information

Contact Name
Tauriq Mehkary

UK, London

106 Staines Road,

Placement Type
Pharmacy Assistant, Healthcare Asssistant, Medicine Counter Assistant, OTC Assistant

Job Title
General Pharmacy Assistant

Job Description

We are looking for an energetic part-time team member to join our busy, well staffed pharmacy in Hounslow for evenings and possibly weekend cover. This is likely to be a temporary position for 3 months, with the potential for it to become a long term permanent position. You must have excellent communication skills, be able to work in a team as well as be self-motivated when working individually.


Examples of things you may be expected to do are:

  • Assists licensed pharmacist in preparing and dispensing drugs to patients and healthcare providers
  • Verifies that prescriptions are filled correctly and in a timely manner
  • Interacts with patients in delivering medications and completing other sales transactions
  • Receives, records, and stores medications coming into the pharmacy
  • Maintains stock of prescription medications and informs pharmacist of inventory needs
  • Dispenses prescription medication and other medical products to patients under direction of licensed pharmacist
  • Counts pills, labels bottles, prices, and compounds medications to prepare prescriptions for patients as directed
  • Performs administrative duties, including answering phones, receiving and inputting prescription orders, operating cash registers, and restocking inventory
  • Gathers, organises, and assesses patient information
  • Supplies patients with information and education on their prescriptions
  • Monitors prescription-filling process to ensure compliance with relevant regulations and pharmacy policies
  • Liaises with healthcare providers and patients to obtain correct prescription information
  • Answers patients’ questions about their medications under the supervision of the pharmacist
  • Takes inventory of drugs on hand and records results
  • Places orders for additional drugs as directed by the pharmacist
  • Maintains electronic patient information
  • Prepares billing information for medications
  • Completes patients’ sales transactions for purchase of prescription and over-the-counter medications as well as other pharmaceutical products

Positions Available


End Date

Role Details

Medicine Counter Assistant/Healthcare assistant required. Application closing date 30/09/2019.

Send your CV and/or cover letter to: tauriq@hounslowpharmacy.com