Dispensing Assistant - Based in our Pharmacy Hub
This role will require you to work some weekend shifts
This role will require you to work some evening shifts
This role is at the forefront of technology working with our highly innovative Prescriptions Assembly Solution. So are you looking for a role with a real difference?
The role of Dispensing Assistant contributes to the success of Off Site Dispensing by providing an exceptional level of quality of service at all times, supporting the team in delivering a world class service in this highly innovative Prescription Assembly Solution (PAS). This is one of only 3 within Celesio UK and our pioneering technology is revolutionising the way we help our patients.
Join us as a Dispensing Assistant and you’ll be a key member of the team, playing an integral part in managing dispensing workloads accurately and safely and ensuring high standards of dispensing practises are upheld and delivered, adhering to ethical, professional and legal pharmacy standards.
Inspired to be a part of it?
At LloydsPharmacy there are five qualities that we'll never compromise on. To work here you’ll need to live and breathe our ICARE values that are central to our business – demonstrating Integrity in everything you do, putting the Customer first, being Accountable, showing Respect and always striving for Excellence. As a Dispensing Assistant you will have to start working towards your NVQ2 Pharmacy Dispensing qualification. Alongside this you will have a passion for healthcare, the ability to work accurately and efficiently, and the confidence and communication skills to provide an excellent customer experience.
LloydsPharmacy is part of the wider Mckesson UK. You may not know that Mckesson UK provides healthcare services all around you every single day. Our LloydsPharmacy stores across the UK provide an exceptional community and hospital pharmacy service to millions of patients every year. We also have a range of other fantastic businesses, including AAH Pharmaceuticals, the biggest pharmaceutical distributor in the UK, and LloydsPharmacy Clinical Homecare, a service that provides patients with specialist care in their homes. Overall, Mckesson employs over 26,000 people across the UK.
If you think you’ve got everything we’re looking for then we’d love to hear from you. Click on the apply now button to complete a short application form.
About the role
As a valued member of our pharmacy team, you will help ensure that our customers and patients get the best possible service every time they visit one of our stores. Through your passion to deliver a great healthcare service and your ability to provide professional advice, you’ll play an important role in your local community. The knowledge you gain at LloydsPharmacy will enable you to deliver products and services that have a direct, positive impact on people’s lives.
Working as a Healthcare Assistant in one of our Outpatient Dispensaries, you will be responsible for providing a first class customer and patient experience, whilst ensuring pharmacy sales targets are met. The ability to build and maintain excellent rapport with patients in order to understand their needs and make sales appropriate to those needs will be a key part of your role.
You will be responsible for ensuring patient waiting times SLAs (Service Level Agreements) are met and exceeded, ensuring products are displayed correctly and legally and with the appropriate ticketing, ensure stock is received, stored and used for replenishment as appropriate and that stock rotation is undertaken at the appropriate timescales.
With more than 1,500 stores up and down the country – located in hospitals, supermarkets and local communities – LloydsPharmacy is a trusted name that helps look after the health of millions of people. We work hard to support the ever-changing needs of the healthcare industry and are committed to offering the best advice and healthcare to our patients, customers and colleagues.
LloydsPharmacy is part of McKesson, a Fortune Global 500 company. We use the latest technology to provide services and industry leading healthcare solutions. Join us and you’ll enjoy the development and perks that come with being part of a global company, including 20 days’ holiday (plus bank holidays), a pension scheme, colleague discounts and much more.