Medicare Pharmacy Group – Carrickfergus

Archived on 13 August 2017 – this content has expired.

Role Information

Contact Name
Cherith Biggerstaff

Northern Ireland

9-10 Victoria Road
BT38 7JE

Placement Type
Pharmacy Manager

Job Title
Pharmacy Manager (Victoria)

Job Description

Job Title:    Pharmacy Manager
Location:    MediCare Pharmacy, 9-10 Victoria Road, Carrickfergus, BT38 7JE
Reporting to:   Area Pharmacy Manager
Salary Grade:     M1 ( circa £39,000)
Contract Type:     Full Time; Permanent
Hours of Work:     Monday – Saturday 9.00 a.m. to 9.00 p.m. (40 hours as per rota)

About Medicare:
MediCare is a modern and progressive local pharmacy group operating 53 busy, high volume retail pharmacies and 3 Health and Beauty Stores across Northern Ireland.
About You:
The successful candidate will be a registered Pharmacist with an excellent knowledge of the Pharmacy environment and have 3 years’ post qualification experience. Customer care will be at the forefront of your concern with every patient being treated as an individual. Using your expert knowledge you will assist our customers by recommending and promoting our range of health services.
Primary Purpose:
Pharmacist Manager will include some evening work and Sunday/Public Holiday rota as required.
To ensure the effective and efficient operation of the Pharmacy; to maximise NHS dispensing and the provision of Professional services; to maximise the OTC sales and profitability of the branch and to ensure all staff and pharmacists working within the branch comply with all statutory and/or professional obligations.
Candidates must demonstrate on their application how they meet the following criteria:
Applicants must be a qualified Pharmacist registered with, or eligible to be registered with the Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland.
Minimum of 3 years’ post qualification experience in a retail Pharmacy.
An up-to-date knowledge of changes within Pharmacy
Completion of any NICPLD/HSCB courses which are compulsory components for delivery service (e.g., PMR)
Previous active involvement in Pharmacy services initiatives such as Smoking Cessation, Minor Ailments and Medicines Use Reviews and experience of multiple dispensing including MDS.
Pre-Reg tutor or eligible to register as a Pre-Reg Tutor
Postgraduate qualification in Pharmacy
Experience managing a community pharmacy
Previous experience of Medicare’s Standard Operating Procedures
Previous experience and understanding of robotic prescription dispensing

We reserve the right to amend the criteria in order to facilitate shortlisting.

For further information and an application form, please visit us

The closing date for receipt of completed online applications is: Sunday 13th August, 2017
MediCare Pharmacy Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Employee Benefits

Car Parking
Occupational Sick Pay

Positions Available


End Date

Role Details

Pharmacy Manager required. Application closing date 13/08/2017.

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