Pharmacy Dispensing Assistant

Pharmacy Dispensing Assistant

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Wilsons Pharmacy is seeking to recruit a qualified full-time Pharmacy Dispensing Assistant to support our branch in Draycott, Derby.

About us

Wilsons Pharmacy is an independent pharmacy chain headquartered in Sinfin, Derbyshire. We currently employ over 85 staff across 6 pharmacies throughout the Derby area. We pride ourselves on our commitment to staff development and outstanding customer service. Our pharmacies offer a full range of NHS and private pharmacy services and our mission is to promote and educate people on how to lead happier, healthier lives.


  • Dispensing prescriptions
  • Undertake statutory pharmacy duties and responsibilities
  • The promotion of pharmacy advice
  • Support the work of other Pharmacy Assistants & Technicians
  • Work within the team to facilitate self and colleagues’ professional development
  • Apply clinical/technical knowledge to problem-solving
  • Assist with the recording and reporting of adverse drug reactions
  • To carry out audits as required by the senior pharmacy team
  • Resolve delivery discrepancies and complete resolution logs as required
  • To ensure that all documentation is correctly filed
  • Attend compulsory training sessions

Essential Criteria:

  • Minimum NVQ2 in Pharmacy or equivalent pharmacy qualification
  • IT literate and familiar with Windows based computer systems: Outlook, Excel, etc.

Desirable Criteria:

  • Strong post-qualification experience working within a busy pharmacy and dispensary environment
  • Access to own transport
  • Working knowledge of Analyst pharmacy software


  • Competitive salary
  • Minimum 5.6 weeks holiday a year (inclusive of all bank holidays) based on your contracted hours to increase with time served (pro-rated in your first year)
  • Pension scheme
  • Staff discount scheme- 20% off in branches
  • Training & development scheme
  • Family company values, where individuals matter

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