Dispensary Assistant, Gordons Chemists, Stranraer (1)

Job reference:

Pharmacy Name: Gordons Chemists

Gordons Chemists is Northern Ireland’s largest Independent Pharmacy chain, with 54 stores throughout Northern Ireland and 9 stores in Scotland.

We are looking to recruit a part time Dispensary Assistant for our pharmacy on Stranraer.

Duties Include:

  • Assist in preparation of prescriptions and delivery of professional services
  • Assist Pharmacist in providing an efficient, accurate and safe dispensing service in store, ensuring patient confidentiality
  • Assist Pharmacist with other dispensary related tasks e.g. orders, date checks, receiving prescriptions etc.
  • Assist on the medicines counter when required
  • Delivery and collection of prescriptions when required
  • Stock maintenance
  • Retail duties
  • Provide exceptional customer service
  • Maintain professional standards of dress and grooming
  • General Housekeeping
  • Other duties as required

Essential Requirements: 

  • Previous relevant experience in a similar environment
  • Have an interest in Pharmacy and Dispensing
  • Be hard working and enthusiastic
  • Demonstrate exceptional customer service
  • Demonstrate exceptional communication skills
  • Have the ability to work as part of a team
  • Demonstrate attention to detail and accuracy
  • Flexible to work in local Gordons Chemist branches
  • Eligibility to work in UK

Desirable Requirements: 

  • Previous relevant dispensary experience
  • Good understanding of professional services
  • NPA Interact qualification or equivalent recognised qualification or be willing to complete this qualification
  • NPA Dispensary Assistants qualification or equivalent recognised qualification or be willing to complete this qualification.

We reserve the right to amend criteria in order to facilitate shortlisting.


Gordons Chemists, 26-30 Charlotte Street, Wigtownshire, Stranraer DG9 7EF.


This position is Full Time and Permanent, working 5 days per week Monday to Saturday as per shop rota.

To Apply:

Please complete the application form and send to hr@gordons-chemists.com