Medicare Pharmacy Group – Londonderry/Strabane

Archived on 29 November 2017 – this content has expired.

Role Information

Contact Name
Cherith Biggerstaff

Northern Ireland

Various stores in the North West region of Northern Ireland (Londonderry/Strabane)

Placement Type
Pharmacy Manager

Job Title
Relief Pharmacy Manager

Job Description

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.

Primary Purpose:
To substitute for Pharmacists in MediCare Pharmacy branches across the North West Region ( 12 stores). 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:

Qualified Pharmacist registered with the Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland; previous active involvement in Pharmacy Services is essential e.g., Smoking Cessation Service, Medicine Use Reviews, Minor Ailments Service, Repeat Dispensing Service etc., and Multiple Dispensing including MDS. Proficient in Pharmacy computer systems and Microsoft applications.

One year’s experience in managing a Community Pharmacy; previous experience of Medicare’s Standard Operating Procedures and experience in managing a busy retail environment and working with Nursing Homes or the Biodose MDS System would be desirable.
We reserve the right to amend the criteria in order to facilitate shortlisting.

For further information and to download and submit an online application, please visit The closing date for receipt of completed online applications is: midnight, Wednesday 29th November, 2017

MediCare Pharmacy Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Employee Benefits

Pension Scheme
Occupational Sick Pay
Training & Development

Positions Available


End Date

Role Details

Pharmacy Manager required. Application closing date 29/11/2017.

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