Rohpharm Limited – London

Archived on 30 April 2022 – this content has expired.

Role Information

Contact Name
Jignesh Patel

UK, London

Unit 1 Opus Studios,
212 Plaistow Road,
E13 0AL

Placement Type
Pharmacy Assistant, Part-time

Job Title
Saturday Pharmacy Assistant

Job Description


  • To select, label and dispense pharmaceutical products in accordance with a prescription by following Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and complying with all legal requirements
  • To ensure the safe and correct transfer of dispensed items to patients
  • To accurately maintain Patient Medication Records (PMR) to ensure patient safety and in accordance with data protection requirements
  • To identify medicine related problems or queries and bring these to the attention of the pharmacist
  • To answer queries on the supply and availability of medicines, where it is within your competence
  • To receive stock in accordance with SOPs
  • To ensure the safe and appropriate storage of medicines
  • To assist with stock control and the maintenance of reasonable stock levels within the pharmacy environment
  • 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 preparation of Monitored Dosage Systems
  • To respond to symptoms described by customers by 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 with the engagement of patients onto advanced services such as Hypertension case finding, GP CPCs and NMS
  • To maintain an up-to-date knowledge of medicines and minor ailments by reading journals, product information and training resources
  • To assist in providing pharmaceutical care to patients by carrying out reasonable duties as determined by needs of the business


Personal specification:

  • To be working towards or have completed an accredited NVQ level 2 (or equivalent) Dispensing Assistant training course under the guidance of the pharmacist
  • Good attention to detail and high levels of concentration
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Excellent team working skills
  • Good level of IT literacy and numeracy
  • A warm and friendly but professional attitude towards customers
  • An ability to respond to medical queries in a sensitive and professional manner
  • Experience of working in a retail environment (desirable)
  • Experience of handling money and maintaining finance records

Employee Benefits
  • Learn about the real world of pharmacy
  • Learn about OTC medication and consultation skills
  • Learn about dispensing

Positions Available


End Date

Role Details

Saturday Pharmacy Assistant required. Application closing date 30/04/2022.

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