2nd Pharmacist, William Murray Pharmacy, Dumfries

Job reference:

Pharmacy Name: William Murray Pharmacy
Contact Name: John Currie
Contact Telephone: 07780685636

Are you passionate about providing pharmacy services? Keen to play a crucial part in looking after the health and wellbeing of a whole community?

We’re looking for an enthusiastic 2nd pharmacist to fill a part-time position in our pharmacy in Dumfries. Working in a supportive business that is at the heart of the community, paperwork and managerial responsibilities will be minimal – giving you the freedom to focus the services we provide, as well as the processes and procedures that we follow to ensure patient safety is maintained.

About the role

  • Modern working environment
  • Great opportunity to engage with a tight-knit community
  • Working with a well-established team
  • Lots of face-to-face contact with the people you will be looking after
  • Two to three days weekly and one or two Saturdays a month
  • Pension contribution
  • Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
  • Excellent supporting staff
  • Applications from recently qualified Pharmacists welcomed

Key responsibilities

  • Back up to the lead Pharmacist
  • Delivering our NHS and private pharmacy services to our high standards – and with a smile!
  • Identifying areas where we can improve our services.
  • Ensuring that patient safety is our number one concern – this will include the writing and updating of SOPs, engaging in quality improvement activities and monitoring key safety indicators
  • The ongoing training and development of the pharmacy team

Skills required

Applicants will be/have:

  • The necessary clinical skills to deliver community pharmacy services
  • A positive attitude to service delivery
  • Approachable, excellent listener with strong communications skills
  • Leadership qualities
  • Experience of working successfully as part of a team
  • Personal interest in quality improvement
  • A professional manner
  • Ability to manage clinical risk effectively
  • Decision-making skills