Dispensary Assistant with Sales Assistant duties (Part Time / Temporary)

Duties Include:

  • Assist in preparation of prescriptions and delivery of professional services;
  • Assist Pharmacist in providing an efficient, accurate and safe dispensing service in store, ensuring patient confidentiality;
  • Assist Pharmacist with other dispensary related tasks e.g. orders, date checks, receiving prescriptions etc;
  • Assist on the medicines counter when required;
  • Stock maintenance;
  • Retail duties as and when required;
  • Providing knowledge / up to date advice on our product ranges, promotions and special offers;
  • Accuracy in the operation of till transactions and cash handling;
  • Provide exceptional customer service;
  • Maintain professional standards of dress and grooming;
  • General Housekeeping;
  • Other duties as required.

Essential Requirements:

  • Have an interest in Pharmacy and Dispensing;
  • Be hard working and enthusiastic;
  • Demonstrate exceptional customer service & communication skills;
  • Have the ability to work as part of a team;
  • Demonstrate attention to detail and accuracy;
  • Flexibility to work as and when required;
  • Flexible to work in local Gordons Chemist branches;
  • Eligibility to work in UK.

Desirable Requirements:

  • 1 years relevant dispensary experience;
  • Previous relevant experience in a similar environment;
  • 6 Months experience demonstrating exceptional customer facing skills;
  • Good understanding of professional services;
  • NPA Interact qualification or equivalent recognised qualification and/or;
  • NPA Dispensary Assistants qualification or equivalent recognised qualification or be willing to complete this qualification.

We reserve the right to amend criteria in order to facilitate shortlisting.


Gordons Chemists, 167-169 Shankill Road, Belfast BT13 1FP.


This position is Part Time and Temporary until approximately May 2021, working 3 days / 24 hours per week Monday to Saturday as per shop rota and additional hours as and when required.

Closing Date:

Tuesday 19th May 2020.

To Apply:

Click here to download an application form. 

Completed application forms should be returned by post to: HR Dept, Gordons Chemists, 74 Scarva Road, Banbridge, BT32 3QD, N. Ireland.

Other Information:

We reserve the right to amend criteria in order to facilitate shortlisting.

If you are unsuccessful or not shortlisted for interview you will receive correspondence by email. If an email address is not provided then correspondence will be by post.


Gordons Chemists is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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