Whitewater Pharmacy – Hook

Archived on 30 September 2019 – this content has expired.

Role Information

Contact Name
Eashwar Nagula

UK, South East

Reading Road,
RG27 9ED

Placement Type
Pharmacist, Locum Pharmacist

Job Title
Second Pharmacist/Locum

Job Description

Additional requirements are as follows:

  • GPhC registered pharmacist
  • Willingness and ability to train and develop your support team
  • Deliver exceptional customer service and engage the local community to increase patient care and pharmacy services
  • Flexibility over hours to suit a working rota including weekends and evenings


Main job duties include:

  • dispense prescription medicines to the public
  • ensure that different treatments are compatible
  • check dosage and ensure that medicines are correctly and safely supplied and labelled (pharmacists are legally responsible for any dispensing errors)
  • supervise the preparation of any medicines (not all are supplied ready made-up by the manufacturer)
  • keep a register of controlled drugs for legal and stock control purposes
  • liaise with doctors about prescriptions
  • sell over-the-counter medicines
  • advise the public on the treatment of minor ailments
  • advise patients of any adverse side-effects of medicines or potential interactions with other medicines/treatments
  • prepare dosette and cassette boxes, usually for the elderly, but also for those with memory/learning difficulties or who have several combinations of tablets to take, where tablets are placed in compartments for specified days of the week
  • undertake Medicine Use Reviews (MUR), an advanced service to help patients understand how their medicines work and why they have to take them
  • provide support through the New Medicine Service (NMS) to patients starting certain medicines to treat long-term conditions (England only)
  • measure and fit compression hosiery
  • offer specialist health checks, such as blood pressure and cholesterol monitoring and diabetes screening
  • Be proactive in supporting the new services which will be active from next year
  • run stop-smoking clinics and weight-reduction programmes
  • arrange the delivery of prescription medicines to patients
  • manage, supervise and train pharmacy support staff
  • manage finance and budgets
  • keep up to date with current pharmacy practice, new drugs and their uses

Employee Benefits
  • An excellent salary depending on experience
  • GPhC fees paid
  • Discretionary bonus
  • Fantastic career prospects and genuine opportunities for career development

Positions Available

to be discussed at the interview

End Date

Role Details

2nd Pharmacist./Locum required. Application closing date 30/09/2019.

Send your CV and/or cover letter to: whitewaterpharmacy@gmail.com