Thames Pharmacy – Slough

Archived on 31 March 2024 – this content has expired.

Role Information

Contact Name


301 Farnham Road,

Placement Type
Dispensing Assistant

Job Title
Dispensing Assistant

Job Description

Friendly independent pharmacy seeks driven and passionate dispenser on a full-time basis.


Job responsibilities:

  • Working under the supervision of the responsible pharmacist dispensing prescription medication and other medical products to patients following legislative and pharmacy policies.
  • Prepare prescriptions for patients as directed.
  • Dossett trays preparation.
  • Performing administrative duties, including answering phones, receiving and inputting prescription orders, operating cash registers, and restocking inventory.
  • Gathers organises and assesses patient information.
  • Supplying patients with information and advice on their prescription medication.
  • Liaises with healthcare providers and patients to obtain correct prescription information.
  • Answers patients’ questions about their medications under the supervision of the pharmacist.
  • Stock management and control.
  • Placing orders for prescriptions as directed by the pharmacist.
  • Maintains electronic patient information.
  • Selling of over-the-counter medications as well as other pharmaceutical products.
  • Able to maintain the cleanliness of the pharmacy.
  • Keep up to date with training and current UK regulations governing pharmacy.

Skills and Qualifications:

Must be qualified dispensing assistant, organised, detail-oriented, works effectively independently and within a team, has excellent customer service skills, good verbal and non-verbal communication, good listener, can follow direction, discreet, computer literate and able to work with pharmacy PMR systems, good knowledge of pharmacy regulations, ability to multi-task.


Full job description can be viewed here.

Employee Benefits

Benefits include:

  • Paid holiday
  • Company Pension scheme
  • Staff discount

Positions Available

End Date

Role Details

Dispensing Assistant required. Application closing date 31/03/2024.

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