Dispenser Assistant Job at Herbert & Herbert Pharmacy in Hounslow

Job Description

We are looking for a new full time Dispenser/Dispensary Assistant to join our team in a busy pharmacy in Hounslow.

The successful candidate will be friendly and energetic, with an understanding of the importance of great customer service. UK pharmacy and dispensary experience with a knowledge of MDS systems is essential. They must also preferable have a Medicines Counter Assistant certificate and an Accredited Dispensary Assistant qualification from a GPhC recognised training body. They will receive four weeks annual leave, a competitive salary, the opportunity for flexible hours/overtime and be supported with any career development goals within Pharmacy.

A general job description with roles and responsibilities is as follows:

Assists licensed pharmacist in preparing and dispensing drugs to patients and healthcare providers. Verifies that prescriptions are filled correctly and in a timely manner. Interacts with patients in delivering medications and completing other sales transactions. Receives, records, and stores medications coming into the pharmacy. Maintains stock of prescription medications and informs pharmacist of inventory needs.

Pharmacy Assistant Job Duties:

  • Dispenses prescription medication and other medical products to patients under direction of licensed pharmacist
  • Counts pills, labels bottles, prices, and compounds medications to prepare prescriptions for patients as directed
  • Performs administrative duties, including answering phones, receiving and inputting prescription orders, operating cash registers, and restocking inventory
  • Gathers, organises, and assesses patient information
  • Supplies patients with information and education on their prescriptions
  • Monitors prescription-filling process to ensure compliance with relevant regulations and pharmacy policies
  • Liaises with healthcare providers and patients to obtain correct prescription information
  • Answers patients’ questions about their medications under the supervision of the pharmacist
  • Takes inventory of drugs on hand and records results
  • Places orders for additional drugs as directed by the pharmacist
  • Maintains electronic patient information
  • Prepares billing information for medications
  • Completes patients’ sales transactions for purchase of prescription and over-the-counter medications as well as other pharmaceutical products

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary, Permanent

Salary: £15,300.00 to £17,800.00 /year

Job Type: Full-time


  • Pharmacy: 2 years (Preferred)

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About Company

Company: Herbert & Herbert Pharmacy

Company Location:  Hounslow

About Herbert & Herbert Pharmacy