Pharmacy Dispensing Assistant

Pharmacy Dispensing Assistant

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Wilsons Pharmacy is seeking to recruit a qualified Pharmacy Dispensing Assistant to support our branch in Oakwood, Derby. We are looking for full-time, however, two part-time equivalents are encouraged.

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 busy pharmacy and dispensary environment
  • Working knowledge of Analyst pharmacy software
  • Access to own transport


  • 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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