Lodge Pharmacy – Birmingham

Archived on 17 September 2021 – this content has expired.

Role Information

Contact Name
Amarjit Rahanu

UK, West Midlands

Lodge Pharmacy,
At The Dove Primary Care Centre,
60 Dovedale Road,
B23 5DD

Placement Type
Pharmacy Dispensers

Job Title
Pharmacy Dispenser

Job Description

We are looking for a full time, permanent qualified and experienced pharmacy dispenser to join our Independent Community Pharmacy Team. The individual must be a team player with good communication and interpersonal skills, attention to detail, highly organised and be passionate about helping people.




  • To work alongside pharmacy technicians and under the supervision of the responsible pharmacist to ensure the safe, accurate and timely supply of prescribed medication to patients
  • To provide medicines-related and healthy lifestyle advice to patients as well as assisting in the smooth operation of the pharmacy



Reports to: Pharmacy Manager
Key Responsibilities: –

  • Helping customers both across the medicine counter and in the dispensary
  • To assist with stock control and the maintenance of reasonable stock levels within the pharmacy
  • answering phone calls and resolving queries from customers
  • to answer queries on the supply and availability of medicines, where it is within your competence
  • follow SOPs
  • to select, label and dispense pharmaceutical products in accordance with a prescription by following SOPs and complying with all legal requirements in a timely manner
  • to ensure the safe and correct transfer of dispensed items to patients
  • to follow instruction carefully at all times
  • to identify any medicines related problems or queries and bring these to the attention of the pharmacist
  • to ensure the safe and appropriate storage of medicines
  • to liaise with other healthcare professionals to assist in the continuity of patient care across primary and secondary care
  • to assist with service provision to care homes including the accurate preparation of Monitored Dosage Systems in a timely manner
  • to respond to symptoms described by customers following agreed protocols and using own knowledge and judgement
  • to select and recommend suitable products and provide advice on their correct use
  • to provide advice on leading a healthy lifestyle
  • to refer to the pharmacist when appropriate
  • to assist in the engagement of patients onto advanced services such as NMS
  • to attend all training opportunities to keep up to date
  • to maintain the cleanliness of the pharmacy
  • to maintain the pharmacy to a high standard


COVID-19 considerations:
All staff are expected to wear PPE including masks whilst at work in order to minimize the likelihood of spreading COVID-19
Salary: £8.91-£9.30 per hour
Schedule: Monday-Friday including Saturdays
Hours: Full-time. Minimum 40 hours.


Full job description can be viewed here.

Employee Benefits
  • Employee Discount
  • NHS discounts at various UK stores

Positions Available


End Date

Role Details

Pharmacy Dispenser required. Application closing date 17/09/2021.

Send your CV and/or cover letter to: ravinder.rahanu@nhs.net