Dispenser, Reach Pharmacy, Glasgow

Dispenser, Glasgow

Job reference:

Pharmacy Name: Reach Pharmacy
Contact Name: John McNeil
Contact Telephone: 01236 879056

Are you a qualified Dispenser looking for a new opportunity? Reach Pharmacy currently have a vacancy in their Glasgow Westend branch situated in Argyle street in the vibrant Finneston neighbourhood.  Working up to 40 hours per week Monday – Friday you will be required to carry out duties such as: 

Supporting our Checking Technician and pharmacist manager; liaison  between the surgeries and our customers we serve; ensuring customer deliveries are ready to be despatched in good time, stock ordering/rotation, date checking etc.

Workplace pension, Training, hourly rate and holiday allowance upon interview.

Reach Pharmacy is an Award Winning friendly family owned business and our focus is on providing top level customer service to the people who matter the most- our customers! We have 6 branches in the group, with Head Office and Area Manager support so the Pharmacy team can concentrate on running a forward facing pharmacy integrated with the local communities it serves offering ( and increasing ) the wide range of NHS services now available through community pharmacy e.g. CMS/Serial Dispensing; Flu Vaccinations; Emergency Hormonal Contraception, Stop Smoking/ Varenicline PGD; Gluten Free Food service etc

At the core of everything we do is a team who offer a highly flexible, family friendly service to people of all generations, going the extra mile to make sure our customers have the care they need.  For over a decade we have provided the highest level of care and attention to each and every one of our customers with our focus centred on the health and wellbeing of our local communities.

The branch you will be based at is situated in the heart of the Westend of Glasgow in the Finneston area near the SSE Hydro and SECC. This is a bustling area which has undergone a surge in popularity in recent years due to the many bars, shopping facilities and restaurants that have opened up and has a diverse community situated here with many people from ethnic minority backgrounds, tourists and of course our friendly local customers. The pharmacy benefits by having a full time ACT to support on prescription checking and dispensing when the pharmacist is busy with Travel Health appointments.

We look to recruit people person and who can work with the rest of the team to help reach targets whilst delivering outstanding levels of customer service. We are always looking for better ways of doing things so sharing these with your fellow colleagues will benefit the company as a whole. Also new ideas to increase revenue streams are always encouraged and will be listened to and implemented again if it benefits the whole company.

What skills and qualifications do I need to be a successful Dispenser within Reach Pharmacy?

  • Appropriate NVQ Qualification
  • Community Pharmacy experience
  • To be able to forge excellent relationships with the local surgeries
  • Good time keeping, smart appearance and happy, warm and friendly personality!
  • Ability to deliver excellent Customer Service with great communication skills and a positive, friendly and methodical work ethic
  • An up to date knowledge of services provided within pharmacy
  • Flexibility to work in other branches if required
  • Full set of References

Applicants must be able to work Monday to Saturday as per the Pharmacy rota. Immediate availability would be preferable as we are looking to fill the vacancy as soon as possible.

We reserve the right to amend criteria in order to assist with short listing

If you have great communication, interpersonal skills and can think outside the box you could become both a vital member of the Group and the local community helping us to continue to deliver the best service possible to our loyal customers.

If you would like to join our friendly team please apply today. To apply for this position please submit a copy of your CV with covering letter.