Sales Assistant (Full-Time/Permanent)

Duties Include:

  • Stock maintenance;
  • Merchandising products;
  • Awareness of customer needs and provide exceptional customer service;
  • Accuracy in the operation of till transactions and cash handling;
  • Providing Knowledge/ up to date advice on our product ranges, promotions and special offers;
  • Maximise sales opportunities;
  • Assist in the dispensary when required;
  • Collection of prescriptions from local and surrounding surgeries;
  • Delivery and collection of prescriptions to customers;
  • Delivery and collection of prescriptions between branches if required;
  • Maintain professional standards of dress and grooming;
  • General Housekeeping;
  • Other duties as required.

Essential Requirements:

  • Demonstrate exceptional customer service skills;
  • Good numeracy and accuracy skills;
  • Good attendance and punctuality;
  • Have the ability to work as part of a team;
  • Flexibility to work as and when required;
  • Flexibility to work in local Gordons Chemists branches;
  • Eligibility to work in UK.

Desirable Requirements:

  • 6 Months experience in a similar retail environment demonstrating selling skills and/or;
  • 6 Months experience demonstrating exceptional customer facing skills;
  • Previous health and beauty / Pharmacy retail experience;
  • Previous fragrance/ skincare retail experience;
  • Full, UK driving license and have own vehicle.

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


Gordons Chemists, 9 Sugar Island, Newry BT35 6HT.


This position is Full Time and Permanent, working 40 hours over 5 days per week, Monday to Saturday as per shop rota.

Closing Date for all applications:

Thursday 4th June 2020.

Other Information:

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

To Apply:

Download and complete the following application form:

Click here to download an application form.

Completed application forms should be returned to: HR Department, Gordons Chemists, 74 Scarva Road, Banbridge, Co. Down, BT32 3QD, N. Ireland.


Gordons Chemists is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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