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Pharmacy Assistant

Day Lewis Pharmacy
Wiveliscombe, Taunton
Closing date
13 Aug 2024

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Pharmacy Assistant  -TA4 2JT (Wiveliscombe)

Join our Day Lewis Pharmacy Team at Wiveliscombe

10 hours per week

Day Lewis are seeing a full time Pharmacy Assistant - Dispenser .  If succesful this role will support your development and future career in Medicine and Clinical Care. 

We are a fast paced, innovative Pharmacy business continuously looking to develop and engage with the future of the Pharmacy World and a career as a Pharmacy Asisstant is an excellent stepping stone into the fast paced world of pharmacy.

Please research the role of Pharmacy Assistant on the NHS Health careers for more information on the wonderful career opportunites this career path can offer.
The first stage of this career path at Pharmacy Assistant level  is settling into our team and completing the Day Lewis Induction training.  Then depending on previous pharmacy experience you may need to complete a pharmacy assistant course which can take between 3-6 months. 

Our vision is to develop the next generation of Pharmacy Technicians (we support with course/training and course reinbursement).
The National Pharmacutical Association's new BTEC Level 3 Diploma - Principles and practices for Pharmacy Technicians - is an integrated course tailored to suit the needs of the learner and the pharmacy at a time when the responsibility and professional recognition of pharmacy technicians is growing.

Reporting directly to the Pharmacist Manager, your support at Pharmacy Assistant level is vital to the team in the provision of advanced and enhanced services.

  • Assist the Pharmacist in developing the pharmacy business by ensuring the dispensary delivers a superb level of customer service and operates effectively with regards to company policies and procedures.
  • Assist on the front counter and be a great welcome and support to patients.
  • You will be an integral part of a small, hard-working and compact team.
  • Developing relationships with patients and healthcare organisations to ensure that we deliver the most effective and patient friendly customer service.
  • Team work is a vital element of this family owned chain which seeks to reward, recognise and empower hard workers.

We offer a great range of benefits:

  • Pension
  • Employee Assistance Programme 
  • Company Discount
  • 28 Days Holiday inclusive of public and bank holidays 
  • Bonus Scheme 
  • Company Sick Pay (After 1 Year Service)
  • Enhanced Maternity/Paternity Leave (After 2 Years Service)
  • Cycle To Work Scheme
  • Refer A Friend Scheme

Apply today to make Day Lewis your next company to join! You won't regret taking this next step in your Pharmacy Career as a Pharmacy Assistant with us.


The Day Lewis group is a family owned Pharmacy chain.

With over 270 Branches nationwide, the business has grown rapidly since the 1990’s and is now the largest independent group of Pharmacies in the UK.
We have been through significant change the last few years and we have many opportunities for advancement for ambitious professionals looking to develop their professional skills and a rewarding career in Community Pharmacy.

We look for people to join our family who are ambitious, business minded with a real sense of drive and commitment.  Community Pharmacy is evolving and we are at the forefront of these changes, and we look for people keen to be on this journey with us.


Company info
0208 256 6200
2 Peterwood Way

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