Relief Dispensing Assistant - Trainee Considered

Corstorphine, Edinburgh, EH12 7TG
06 Apr 2018
19 Apr 2018
Pharmacy sector
Specialist area
Public health

We are currently looking for a Relief Dispensing Assistant based in our Corstorphine branch, working 37.5 hours per week. Reporting to the Pharmacist Manager. your overall responsibility will be to participate in the whole dispensing process.


This vacancy will be based across Fife, Aberdenshire and Edinburgh area. Your base branch will be located at 5-5a Featherhall Avenue, Corstorphine, Edinburgh, EH12 7TG.


Working hours:

Monday to Friday 9am till 5:30pm (1hr unpaid break each day)


It would be advantageous that applicants have a full UK driving Licence for this position as well as access to a vehicle, as you will be required to cover a broad area.


The role will also involve establishing and developing long term relationships with customers ensuring to always deliver courteous and effective customer service. You will be required to assist in the delivery of all commercial pharmacy services where appropriate, including blood pressure measuring and weight management.


In this role you will be required to complete administrative records, and ensure that these records are adequately maintained. You will effectively manage pharmaceutical stock and equipment, including the administration of receiving, storing, maintaining and issuing. You may be required to deliver healthcare advice and signpost where necessary.

To be employed as a dispensing assistant in Rowlands Pharmacy you need a minimum of an accredited Level 2 certificate in dispensing. Rowlands Pharmacy company policy requires that you also have an accredited Medicine Counter Assistant certificate.  


The successful applicant for this role will be required to:

  • Have the appropriate qualifications or;
  • Have a level 2 certificate in dispensing and be willing to be enrolled onto an MCA course on commencement of employment

We reserve the right to close this vacancy when sufficient applications are received.


Previous applicants need not apply.

Please note if you are progressed to interview stage you will be invited to a Competency interview accompanied by a 30 minute working interview.

The closing date for all applications is Thursday 19th April 2018

The PHOENIX Group will not be processing applications of applicants who are family members, or have any personal relationship with a current employee working in the same department as the position being advertised.

Direct Applications only- Strictly no Recruitment Agencies.