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Pharmacist

Employer
Boots
Location
Plympton, Plymouth
Salary
£50,000 - £62,000
Closing date
5 Jul 2024

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Role
Community Pharmacist
Sector
Large Multiple
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

Boots are seeking a patient-focused, store-based Pharmacist, to join our dedicated Pharmacy team in Plympton, Ridgeway.

This role offers an enhanced package! A base salary, PLUS a very generous location honorarium, paid every year, and a substantial performance-based annual bonus as well as many other fantastic Boots benefits including our double matched Retirement savings plan and sizeable employee discount!

This is an exciting, high profile role in a busy, growing pharmacy. A great opportunity for you to work within a small, service lead store; you will have the support of a team of experienced ACT's, dispensers and pharmacy advisors, as well as a strong retail management support team and a dedicated Area Manager and Director of Stores.

This position comes with the opportunity to complete your independent prescribing qualification, fully funded by Boots!

Pharmacy Opening Times For This Store are:

Monday to Saturday, 9am - 5:30pm
Sunday - Closed

Although we are advertising a full-time position, part time hours will also be considered.

For further information, please contact our Regional Recruitment Partner, Maria Noble on maria.noble@boots.co.uk or simply text 07890915418.

Immediate Interviews are available!

As a Pharmacist with us you’ll be providing excellent customer and patient care it’s more than dispensing medicine, it’s listening and providing your expert advice and reassurance. Your main areas of responsibility will be:

  • Delivering the pharmacy strategy through providing expert care and advice
  • Accountable for legal and ethical decisions in the pharmacy
  • Building the pharmacy capability of store teams
  • Conducting continual review through audit, observations and risk assessment to ensure customer and patient safety is paramount
  • Delivering a range of professional pharmacy services


What you’ll need to have

To be successful in this role you will have a professional, caring character and a true desire to help us change for the better. In addition you will:

  • Be registered with relevant pharmacy regulator (GPhC, PSNI, PSI)
  • Demonstrate high levels of professional expertise and be widely respected by stakeholders, peers, patients, customers and external local professionals
  • Have a passion for community pharmacy and providing the best care for our customers.
  • Be collaborative with a team-centred approach
  • Have excellent knowledge of pharmacy operations and provisions of national and local services
  • Be a great communicator; able to put people at ease and effectively meet the varied needs of our customers and patients


Our benefits

  • Boots Retirement Savings Plan
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity/adoption leave pay
  • Discretionary annual bonus
  • Generous employee discounts
  • Access to a range of learning and development resources and programmes
  • Reimbursement of GPH/GOC fees in full
  • Contribution towards RPS fees
  • Professional indemnity insurance with the option of selecting further free cover if you also work in Primary Care settings up to 3 days per week (subject to terms).


We have a great range of benefits in addition to the above that go beyond salary and offer flexibility to suit you (all rewards and benefits are subject to change and eligibility). Please note, any salary estimates given on third-party sites are not provided or endorsed by Boots and may not be accurate.

Why Boots

We're always looking for people who care; people who can change things for the better. You'll be joining a company that is evolving and always looking to improve. We foster a working environment where consideration and inclusivity help everyone to be themselves and reach their full potential. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, passionate about embracing the diversity of our colleagues and providing a positive and inclusive working environment for all. As the heart of everything we do at Boots, it's with you, we can change for the better. To find out more about life and careers at Boots, click here.

What's next

If successful on application, a member of the recruitment team will be in touch to find a time to discuss your application.

We are always open to discussing possible flexible working options and what this may look like for you, including job share and reduced hours. If you require additional support as part of the application and interview process, we are happy to provide reasonable adjustments to help you to be at your best.

This role requires the successful candidate to complete a Pre-employment check after receiving an offer. Depending on your location you will be asked to submit either a DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service), PVG (Protection of Vulnerable groups) or an Access NI Check.

Boots is a Ban the Box employer and will consider the suitability of applicants with criminal convictions on a case-by-case basis.

Company

Boots is the UK’s leading pharmacy-led health and beauty retailer. With over 2,500* stores in the UK, ranging from local community pharmacies to large destination health and beauty stores, our purpose is to help our customers look and feel better than they ever thought possible.

From our local pharmacies to our largest flagship stores, from care homes through to hospital services, we aim to give a great pharmacy experience.

Working with the NHS

As a community pharmacy, we are a key partner to the NHS. We work closely to agree new ways for pharmacists to provide community healthcare, and design new services which meet the specific needs of the communities in which we work.

Many of our pharmacy teams work with primary care organisations, meeting local healthcare needs, and with our national voice we are helping to shape Government thinking about our nation's health.

Expanding the role of pharmacy

We are committed to extending the role of pharmacy professionals as a primary health provider, in line with Government priorities. Our team of pharmacists and pharmacy support colleagues are passionate about providing expert advice and healthcare services and we pride ourselves in having great teams to deliver all our customers' healthcare needs. These professionals are at the very heart of our business. Examples of these pharmacy services are our Travel Vaccination Service, Winter Flu Vaccination Service, Smokeless Service and Diabetes Risk Assessment Service.

*Figures as of 31 August 2016 excluding equity method investments

Company info
Website
Telephone
0115 950 6111
Location
Boots UK Limited
Nottingham
Nottinghamshire
NG2 3AA
GB

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