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Jun 2019
Job Vacancy - Part time Post Office Pharmacy Assistant

Opportunity for a Post Office/Pharmacy Assistant to join our small team at Cledford Pharmacy & Post Office. Position is 21 hours per week on average, permanent part time role.

Some Post Office (orpharmacy) experience is required.

Desired work pattern is as follows:

Mon 13.00-18.00

Wed 13:00 - 18:00

Thurs 09:00 - 14:00

Fri 09:00 - 14:00

1 in 4 Saturdays on rotating pattern 09:00 - 13:00

Average weekly hours of 21.5

Flexibility to work more hours during the week to cover staff holidays is desirable. No late nights! Pharmacy operates 9.00am - 18.00 weekdays and 9.00am-13.00pm on Saturdays.

Main purpose of the role:

This role would suit someone looking to learn new skills & work in a varied and stimulating role serving both Post office & Pharmacy customers in a friendly and customer focused environment.

Competitive pay rate based on experience/qualifications. The main focus of the role would be based on Post Office duties but other pharmacy related duties such as retail stock management, retail sales of medicines and being involved in pharmacy customer service is also required. Full training will be provided for both skill-sets.

Primary responsibilities

  • To work as part of a team supporting the pharmacy manager in providing excellent customer service & patient care to help grow the pharmacy business
  • To ensure at the point of sale, the safe and correct supply of dispensed items to patients;
  • To ensure an efficient and consistent level of service to Post Office customers
  • To work as part of a team and actively demonstrate a willingness to support and achieve the overall business objectives.

Person specification

  • The ideal candidate will have experience on the Post Office Horizon IT system
  • Pharmacy experience or qualifications advantageous e.g. Medicines Counter Assistant course and/or NVQ Level 2 in Pharmacy Services or NPA Accredited Dispensing Assistant Course (or equivalent)/ Further training will be provided if necessary.
  • Methodical and accurate approach to practical tasks;
  • Commitment to continuing professional development and training;
  • Trustworthy and understanding of confidentiality issues;
  • High level of concentration;
  • Strong communication and excellent customer service skills;
  • Professional, tactful and friendly attitude;
  • Ability to work effectively to deadlines
  • Reliable
  • Excellent team working skills with a positive "can-do" attitude
  • IT literate and quick learner of new software
  • Must be fluent in written & spoken English.
  • Ability to pass a DBS criminal record check.

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

Apply by emailing your CV to applications@wbpharmacies.com

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