Washwood Heath Pharmacy – Birmingham

Archived on 31 March 2021 – this content has expired.

Role Information

Contact Name
Mrs Farhat Ahmed

UK, West Midlands

881 Washwood Heath Road,
B8 2NA

Placement Type
Pharmacy Dispensers, Dispensing Assistant, Medicine Counter Assistant, OTC Assistant

Job Title
Dispensary/Counter Assisstant

Job Description

We are an independent pharmacy based in a close-knit community; our ethos is the provision of an exceptional high-quality professional service to all. We pride ourselves on being approachable and friendly.
The right candidate will have a proven track record and be prepared to keep themselves abreast with all necessary training as required by professional bodies.
We are looking to recruit a Dispensing/Counter assistant qualified at minimum to NVQ2 level in pharmacy services with medicines counter assistant qualification for our friendly team in Washwood Heath Birmingham.
This position is a minimum of 30 hours per week, two-part timers may be considered.
The job role involves all duties expected in the running of a busy pharmacy alongside other members of staff and Pharmacists. The duties will be inclusive of but not limited to the following:

  • Taking in and handing out prescriptions under supervision of a responsible pharmacist
  • Dispensing prescriptions under the supervision of a pharmacist
  • Using computer systems to generate stock lists and labels
  • Helping to maintain reasonable stock levels
  • Ordering stock
  • Receiving incoming stock
  • Cleaning and date checking
  • Selling over the counter medicines with advice
  • Answering queries on the supply and availability of medicines
  • Responding to telephone and face to face inquiries
  • Referring queries to the relevant member of the pharmacy team when necessary
  • Drawing any problems identified or queries raised to the attention of pharmacists
  • Cashing up
  • Invoicing and reconciling statements

It is essential for you to have experience in a customer focused environment, understanding confidentiality and the need for accuracy. You must be self-motivating and possess good interpersonal skills.

Positions Available


End Date

Role Details

Dispensing/Counter Assistant required. Application closing date 31/03/2021.

Send your CV and/or cover letter to: farhat.ahmed@blueyonder.co.uk