Dispensing Assistant

Recruiter
Undisclosed Company
Location
Northumberland, Prudhoe
Salary
Up to £17500 per annum
Posted
08 Mar 2018
Closes
22 Mar 2018
Ref
NT0384
Contact
Manpower UK
Sector
Scientific
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Dispensing Assistant, Prudhoe

  Full time permanent
  37.50 hours per week - Monday to Friday
  Hours of work: 9.45am to 6.15pm (1hr lunch)
  Salary £17,500.00

Job Specific Responsibilities:

* Answering phone to patients and doctors.
* Taking payments over the phone for medication.
* Adhere to/follow company Standard Operating Procedures.
* Offering basic advice to patients on their medicines.
* Dispensing and labelling prescription items.
* Medication ordering liaising with other departments within the business.
* Receiving stock from other departments within the business.
* Referring problems and queries to pharmacist.
* Using computer system to generate delivery package labels.
* General housekeeping of pharmacy.
* Utilise specialist therapy area knowledge when authorised.
* Maintenance, record keeping and handling of private prescription.
* Adherence and following of company and pharmacy SOPs.
* Participating in regulatory inspections and audits.
* Responding to enquiries in a timely manner. .

Person Profile:

* Essential Requirements:

Have a relevant pharmacy dispensing qualification (e.g. BTEC or NVQ2)
Have experience of working in a pharmacy environment in the UK
Have excellent communication, customer service, IT and manual skills

* Highly Desirable:

2 or more years of working with PMR systems within a pharmacy setting

Training:

You will receive on the job training and other specific training, as agreed and required.

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