Pharmacy Dispenser

North West London - Golders Green
16 May 2019
16 Jun 2019
Private GP Practice in North West London
Contract Type
Full Time

Private GP Practice in North West London looking to recruit an experienced Dispenser for a 12 month Maternity Cover. Candidate must have NVQ Level 2 Dispensing qualification or equivalent.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Dispenser to join a lovely family run Private GP practice. Experience in a Private medical setting is a bonus but not a must.

This is a small private dispensary within a private GP practice and the Dispenser will be in charge of the day-to-day running of the Dispensary under the help and guidance of the GPs in the surgery.

Dispenser should be able to carry out all duties involved in a dispensary including printing labels, dispensing medicines, dosette trays, speaking to patients and surgeries about their medicines, organising deliveries, ordering, maintaining and controlling stock levels at all times. Keeping the overall appearance of the dispensary tidy and organised.

The candidate will also be expected to help out on our busy reception answering the phones, taking payments and booking appointments. We are a small and friendly team and this role will suit someone who is a team player and willing to get involved in a bit of everything.


Full time: 41 hours per week.

Monday to Friday (9am till 6pm including lunch break).

Sat Morning Clinic: 9.30-12.30 every third Saturday only

Responsibilities and Duties

-Be in charge of the day-to-day running of the dispensary under the help and guidance of the GPs in the surgery

-Ensure customers receive a friendly, attentive service.

-Maintain the correct amount of stock in the dispensary at all times

-Have a good phone manner when patients call to order medicine or book and appointment

-Be able to dispense medicines against prescriptions

-Rotate stock in order to minimise out of date stock

-Be able to prepare dosettetrays

-Be able to send off prescriptions

-Be able to speak to other pharmacies and surgeries

-Be fast and efficient but accurate at the same time

-Label and dispense medication

-Order and check received goods.

Candidate requirements:

  • Be a team player
  • Have a can-do attitude
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Nice phone manner
  • Organised and motivated
  • Compassionate and caring


  • NVQ Level 2 Dispensing qualification or equivalent
  • Adherence to health and safety regulations
  • Have a high attention to detail
  • Basic IT skills
  • Excellent teamwork and communication skills
  • Previous experience in the pharmacy industry, Private GP surgery experience a bonus


  • Pharmacy Dispensing: 2-3 years (Preferred)

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £19,000.00 to £21,000.00 /year dependent on experience