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Trainee or Qualified Dispensary Assistant

Norchem House, Chilton Way, Chilton, Chilton Industrial Estate, Ferryhill
Closing date
30 Jul 2024

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Dispensing Assistant
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Package Description

  • Generous holiday allowance including bank holidays.
  • Opportunity to gain an industry recognised qualification.
  • Pension scheme
  • Employee discount scheme
  • Superb development and career opportunities

Overview of the role

We are growing our team, investing in a state of the art bespoke facility and looking for Trainee and Qualified Dispensary Assistants to join our team at our Assembly site in Durham.

Working either full time or part time hours, across the week, our roles will work shift patterns between 6am till 10pm.

Main Responsibilities

Your main responsibilities will be to complete dispensing duties and co-ordinate dispensing medication effectively and safely, managing stock levels and adapt orders appropriately. You’ll inspect reports, liaise closely with relevant departments to ensure stock is ordered on time, oversee storage criteria of drugs through to keeping inventory records. You’ll also maintain and suggest orders to replenish stock used in our inventory management system.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Preferable NVQ2 or equivalent qualification in Pharmacy Services – however, full training is available.
  • Organised with passion for delivering excellent customer service.

If you are interested in growing your career, our opportunities have clear career progression with training provided to support you to make a difference!

Well are proud to be a diverse and inclusive employer. If you have any specific requirements, we'll do everything we can to support you. Whether it is to find a pharmacy that is accessible, or if it is a part time position you are looking for, we can help find the role that is right for you. If you need us to make any reasonable adjustments to our recruitment process, we will be happy to accommodate you.

Please be aware that due to the high number of applications we receive it may not be possible for us to provide an outcome to all applicants. If you are not contacted within 28 days of your submission unfortunately you will have been unsuccessful.


We’re changing, fast – and for the better. We’re investing in our branches and our people like never before – and we’re already an award-winning market leader, picking up a number of prestigious accolades for our community services.

So, whether you’re looking to manage a big branch, join a small local setting or enjoy the variety of locum work, we can offer the chance to become part of the UK’s largest British-owned community pharmacy.

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