Pharmacy Counter Assistant Position at NHS Jobs- Apply now

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Job Details

  • Posting Date: 13 March 2024
  • Salary: £26,450.00 to £27,550.00 per year
  • Additional Salary Information: £26,450.00 – £27,550.00 a year
  • Hours: Full time
  • Closing Date: 22 March 2024
  • Location: London, SE5 9RS
  • Company: NHS Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Job Reference: E0207-24-0004


Job Advert: Join our team as a Pharmacy Counter Assistant and play a pivotal role in ensuring the smooth operations of our Outpatient Pharmacy. We are looking for individuals who are committed to excellence and eager to make a difference to patient care.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with pharmacy staff under the guidance of the pharmacy manager to efficiently manage retail medicines and products, ensuring timely ordering and effective inventory management.
  • Identify potential issues in medication administration, such as medicine interactions, newly prescribed drugs, and factors affecting patient compliance, contributing to the enhancement of patient safety.
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of a high-quality outpatient service, prioritizing patient satisfaction and well-being.
  • Safely and accurately issue prescriptions to patients after dispensing, adhering to established protocols and procedures.
  • Provide knowledgeable advice to patients regarding medication usage and general health, within own competence, referring to a pharmacist when necessary.
  • Receive and give out completed prescriptions under the guidance of the Responsible pharmacist, providing feedback to the pharmacist on information provided or requested by patients.
  • Maintain proper storage conditions for retail products, contributing to the preservation of product integrity and quality.

If you are a dedicated and detail-oriented individual with a passion for pharmaceutical care, we invite you to join our team and contribute to the delivery of exceptional patient service.

Why Join Us?

  • You’ll have the opportunity to make an impact on patient care from day one, providing exceptional levels of service to our patients, in a collaborative and supportive work environment.
  • We offer a competitive compensation package, including an annual bonus scheme with benefits and opportunities for funded CPD programmes and career advancement.

If you’re ready to take the next step in your career and start making a difference for patients, we want to hear from you!

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