PT Dispensary Assistant, Gordons Chemists, Cowdenbeath

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 Cowdenbeath.

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:

  • 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
  • Previous relevant experience in a similar environment
  • NPA Interact qualification or equivalent recognised qualification or be willingto 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, 20 Broad Street, Cowdenbeath, Fife KY4 8HY.


This position is Part Time and Permanent, working 22.5 hours / 3 days per week Monday to Saturday as per shop rota.

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