To be trained as a dispensary assistant working within a busy dispensary department.
Main duties will include:
•Collecting repeat prescription requests
•Generate repeat prescriptions.
•Notify patients that are due for a review by telephone.
•Order medication from wholesalers.
•Collect medication from shelf and prepare to dispense with supervision.
•Communicate with patients
•Taking payment for prescriptions and operating till.
•Check expiry dates on drugs in stock.
•Tidy and clean shelves
•Make refreshments when necessary
•You will be working under the dispensary manager who will be the day to day contact.
•Sell medication to patients over the counter after relevant training.
•Put away bulk medication.
•Help other colleagues in the Pharmacy as required.
Eventually we would like to see this role progress into that of a Pharmacy dispenser and then a Dispensing technician. If the candidate is keen and energetic throughout the apprenticeship we would definitely look to retain such within our business.
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