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Pharmacist

Job Title: Pharmacist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Faringdon
Industry:
Salary: Not Specified
Reference: 134493BR
Job Published: January 17, 2021 18:33

Job Description

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a full-time Store Based Pharmacist to join our team at our Faringdon branch in Oxforshire where you'll have the chance to make a real difference to our customers' and patients' lives. This Pharmacist position is in a great location for anyone travelling from Oxford or Swindon due to the A420. This Pharmacist position will provide you with a great opportunity to develop your skills as a pharmacist and career prospects with Boots. This opportunity is to work 40 hours per week alongside our amazing Pharmacy team already in store.

The expected shift pattern will be either 08:30-17:30 with a hour break or 09:00-17:30 with half hour break. Weekday and Saturdays with one in 4 saturdays off. Closed Sundays. A fixed non-working day is possible., As a Pharmacist with us, it goes without saying that you'll be providing excellent customer and patient care it's more than just dispensing medicine, it's listening to and inspiring others whilst giving them your expert advice and reassurance.

  • Delivering the pharmacy strategy through providing expert care and advice

  • Accountable for legal and ethical decisions in the pharmacy

  • Building pharmacy capability of store teams

  • Conducting continual review through audit, observations and risk assessment to ensure customer and patient safety is paramount

  • Delivering a range of professional pharmacy services

Candidate Description

Career Progression:You will be able to develop your career with a wide variety of opportunities. From continuing your professional development in clinical services, to becoming one of over 2,200 Macmillan Information Pharmacists, or progressing into store management, we'll give you all the training and support you need from our award winning L&D team.

Variety: With the opportunity to work in the community, in local health centres, care services and hospitals, to busy retail stores and airports, you will be able to do what you love, in a store that you love. You'll be working in a fast paced, inspiring environment that allows you to deliver genuine care and build great relationships with your patients, customers, and your team.

What you need: To be successful in this role you will have a professional, caring character and a true desire to help others feel good. In addition you will:

  • Be registered with relevant pharmacy regulator (GPhC, PSNI, PSI)

  • Demonstrate high levels of professional expertise and be widely respected by stakeholders, peers, patients, customers and external local professionals

  • Have a passion for community pharmacy and providing the best care for our customers.

  • Have a love of working collaboratively with a team-centred approach

  • Have excellent knowledge of pharmacy operations and provisions of national and local services

  • Role model communication skills; you will hold excellent face to face interactions to effectively meet the varied needs of customers and patients in pharmacy

    We offer a number of flexible working options to suit our colleagues needs including job share and part time working. Our website shows examples of colleagues enjoying different working patterns. If this interests you, please talk to us about it.

    This role is subject to a DBS/PVG check, Boots is a Ban the Box employer and will consider the suitability of applicants with criminal convictions on a case-by-case basis. You will have the opportunity to discuss the matter with us before we make a decision.

Employer Description

We dispense on average on average around 1600 items per week & our pharmacy is located in a small town made up of mostly housing estates. There is a limited number of parking at the store but has many roads of free parking or a long stay car park near-by. Whole town is split between us and one indepenant pharmacy. We see many of the same faces each month, creating the community feel. Bus links from Oxford or Swindon make easy access.

About Boots

We are the UK's leading pharmacy-led health and beauty retailer. With over 2500 stores in the UK, our purpose is to help our customers look and feel better than they thought possible. For almost 170 years, we have used our expertise to help improve the health and wellbeing of local communities. Boots UK is part of the Retail Pharmacy International Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance.