Sales Assistant with Dispensary duties, Gordons Chemists, Helensburgh

Job reference:

Pharmacy Name: Gordons Chemists

(Full Time / Permanent)

Duties Include:

  • Stock maintenance & Merchandising products
  • Awareness of customer needs and provide exceptional customer service
  • Accuracy in the operation of till transactions and cash handling
  • Assist Pharmacist when required in providing an efficient, accurate and safe dispensing service in store, ensuring patient confidentiality
  • Assist the Pharmacist with dispensary related tasks when required
  • Assist on the OTC counter and complete relevant training when required
  • Providing knowledge / up to date advice on our product ranges, promotions and special offers
  • Update and maintain all manual/computerised records
  • Delivery and collection of prescriptions when required
  • Maintain professional standards of dress and grooming
  • General Housekeeping
  • Other duties as required

Essential Requirements: 

  • Demonstrate exceptional customer service skills
  • Good numeracy and accuracy skills
  • Good attendance and punctuality
  • Have the ability to work as part of a team
  • Flexibility to work in local Gordons Chemists branches
  • Eligibility to work in UK
  • Proficient in using Microsoft packages

Desirable Requirements: 

  • 6 Months experience in a similar retail environment demonstrating selling skills
  • 6 Months experience demonstrating exceptional customer facing skills
  • Previous health and beauty retail experience
  • Previous pharmacy / OTC experience
  • NPA Interact qualification or equivalent recognised qualification/working experience in a dispensary¬†

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

Location: Gordons Chemists, 52A Sinclair Street, Helensburgh G84 8TQ


This position is Full Time and Permanent, working 40 hours / 5 days per week Monday to Saturday as per shop rota.

Application forms and further information can be obtained in store or from the careers section of our website: