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Tesco Colleague - Pharmacy Assistatnt - Stirling

Job Description

Job Description

There's a lot more to it than dispensing medicines. Every day you'll have the opportunity to make things better for customers in all sorts of ways, such as support for giving up smoking, reviewing customers' use of medicines, checking blood pressure or testing for blood glucose levels. It's very much about supporting our communities, by making the best healthcare choices available and convenient for local people.,

  • Supporting the management of one of our new modern Pharmacies.

  • Applying your technical skills and strong customer focus to accurately dispense medication for our customers.

  • Dispensing prescription medicines, ensuring attention to detail and accuracy are maintained at all times.

  • Talking to customers and offering information in a confident, friendly and professional manner, providing our customers with a great service, making them want to visit our Pharmacy again.

  • Offering appropriate information to customers on common ailments, symptoms and products.

  • Taking time to understand the customers' needs, explaining the benefits of the products in a way they understand and only selling products that are right for the customer.

  • Advising customers on the range of Pharmacy services available.

  • Supporting and delivering Pharmacy services and the dispensing process according to the Standard Operating Procedures.

  • Assessing the legal appropriateness of dispensed prescriptions.

  • Dealing with clinical and legal queries from Healthcare practitioners within area of competence.

  • Responding to customer queries in relation to prescription medicines, informing the Pharmacist of any complaints.

  • Ensuring all dispensary routines and Standard Operating Procedures are followed.

  • Ensuring dispensary and consulting rooms are clean, tidy and free of clutter.

  • Ensuring all prescription administration is accurate and completed on time.

  • Bringing promotional activities and company initiatives within the team to life.

  • Carrying out all procedures accurately to protect profit and ensure we trade safely and legally.

  • Supporting the Pharmacy Manager and Duty Pharmacy Manager with the supervision and development of other members of the pharmacy team through coaching and feedback.

  • Maintaining a personal development record with the GPhC and completing corporate and departmental training.

  • Keeping up to date with legal and professional developments in pharmacy.

  • Maintaining annual registration with GPhC.

You will need

  • A pharmacy technician/ accuracy checking technician NVQ (or similar) qualification

  • Registration with the General Pharmaceutical Council as a Pharmacy Technician/Accuracy Checking Technician.

  • Proof of completion of a recognised training course for an Accuracy Checking Technician/ Pharmacy Technician.

  • Proof of completing your annual Continuing Professional Development requirements.

    We are looking for talented and driven professionals who can deliver the highest quality healthcare service to our customers and in return, we'll provide a supportive team, detailed industry training and a varied working environment where no two days are the same.

Candidate Description

Pharmacy Assistants are integral to the running of our Pharmacies. We are looking for someone who is a team player, and can take on the following responsibilities

Employer Description

Our Pharmacy Managers are supported by wider store teams, such as security, stock replenishment, range management, and administration to ensure smooth and consistent experience for our customers and patients, whilst maintaining theirs and our colleague's safety.

Tesco Pharmacies offers colleagues a high level of working flexibility and control over their work rotas. This enables routine overlap periods with other pharmacists on duty, so ideas about patient care and colleague development can be worked on together.

We are proud to have an inclusive culture at Tesco where everyone truly feels able to be themselves

We're a big business with diverse working patterns and many business areas which means that we can find something that works for you. Everyone is welcome at Tesco.