Pharmacist, Houlihan Pharmacy, Glasgow

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Pharmacy Name: Houlihan Pharmacy
Contact Name: Justine Menzies
Contact Telephone: 01418920350

Pharmacist – Care Home Hub, Houlihan Pharmacy, Glasgow

This is a rare opportunity to join a progressive, forward-thinking, independently owned group of Pharmacies.

The position is full-time, permanent, working Monday to Friday. Houlihan Pharmacy are currently looking for a qualified Pharmacist to work in our Care Home Hub within our Pharmacy in Darnley (G53 7RH). We have invested in robot technology to enable our team to focus primarily on what matters most, our patients.

You will be responsible for overseeing the service to our Care Homes. This includes providing excellent Customer Service, building a rapport with the management and staff within these Care Homes, ordering medication based on monthly requests, clinically checking these prescriptions when they are received, labelling, dispensing and accuracy checking these items. You will also oversee the dispensing and accuracy checking of acute items for these Care Homes.

As the Pharmacist you will also be responsible for supervising aspects of our Monitored Dosage System (MDS) production – ordering and clinically checking prescriptions for our MDS patients before these are labelled and transmitted to our state of the art MDS Hub where there are produced and checked from an automated dispensing system following robust Standard Operating Procedures.

The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic team member to help grow our Care Home business by embracing all aspects of the Pharmacy contract whilst offering excellent patient-centred care. They will be involved in audits and visits with our Care Homes whilst also liaising with staff within GP surgeries.

Houlihan Pharmacy has an excellent team in place to help the right candidate thrive in a supportive environment. You will be assisted by very competent staff who have been running our Care Home Hub, including two Accuracy Checking Dispensers and a dispenser.

This is a brilliant opportunity for a Pharmacist to join a forward thinking company to build on our excellent reputation within this sector.

In return, we offer:

  • A competitive salary
  • Bonus scheme – you will be rewarded for your success
  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • Pension scheme
  • Staff discount  


• Pharmacy – 1 year. This role would suit either a Pharmacist who is relatively newly qualified or someone with much more experience.

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