Boots pharmacy advisor roles to build an exciting career

Published: 29 Jun 2018

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Boots pharmacy advisor roles to build an exciting career

For those interested in becoming a pharmacy advisor, look no further than Boots UK, which offers some great opportunities across its stores.

Customers and patients are at the heart of everything you’ll do as a Boots Pharmacy Advisor. You’ll be there to offer patients reassurance, listen and provide advice, whether that’s on suitable over the counter medicines, or helping them to manage their prescriptions.  

The role includes helping with the efficient running of the dispensary and ordering medicines, labelling, dispensing, endorsing and collecting prescriptions, and making sure that regulatory and company standards are being met. 

Career progression is important to Boots, and pharmacy advisors will be able to access training and guidance to build an exciting career with the company.

With around 2,500 stores* nationwide, there are plenty of opportunities. Find out more about our vacancies by clicking here.

Case study

Matt has worked for Boots for 10 years, initially starting his career in the photo labs before becoming a Healthcare Advisor and then a Pharmacy Advisor.

He says: “There is so much to love about my role as a Pharmacy Advisor and I always feel like I am giving something back to the community by helping people on a day to day basis.

“You get to interact with such a wide variety of patients. Some people are really sick, some are upset, and some just want you to listen to them. This job is not about selling – it’s about listening, caring and advising.

“Working on both the counter and in the dispensary gives my day a real balance. I love that my medicine-based knowledge constantly develops in the dispensary, and the complex prescriptions that I sometimes put together. This, in addition to the customer interaction on the counter, makes my role incredibly interesting.

“Boots UK has really supported my development throughout my career and I’ve gained some great qualifications. The possibilities to develop are endless – I could go on to train to be a Pharmacy Technician or Accuracy Checking Technician in the future.”  

*Figures as of 31 August 2017 excluding equity method investments

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