Pharmacy Stores Assistant

  • Job Reference: C211124F
  • Date Posted: 24 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Pharmaxo
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  • Location: Corsham, Wiltshire, England
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Science & Technology
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Pharmacy Stores Assistant

About us

Pharmaxo Pharmacy Services Ltd, award winning company for the fastest-growing, privately owned pharma business in the UK, is expanding its homecare support team due to ongoing success. Pharmaxo provides clinical homecare services to a range of patients across the UK. Homecare pharmacy bridges the gap between community and hospital pharmacy, you will work as part of an established team to supply medicines to patients being treated within their own homes. Join us to expand your knowledge and experience in our interesting and supportive environment.

Your role

You will be responsible for accurately maintaining all Pharmaxo stock areas and goods, packing and dispatching medication orders to ensure they reach patients safely and securely. You will also be responsible for carrying out any related tasks that will ensure the safe and effective supply of medicines to patients at all times during the prescription journey.

Your Duties & responsibilities

=    You will follow the standard operating procedures

=    You will participate in activities concerned with any stores activity including:

  • Picking and packing of orders
  • Receipt of all goods in
  • Dispatch of all goods out
  • Reordering stock and packing materials where appropriate
  • Restocking and backfilling the dispensary and storage areas
  • Liaising as first point of contact with couriers, suppliers and delivery agents

=   As part of the Pharmacy Stores Team, you will be responsible for the daily management of all dispensary stock and equipment, including lifting and working in temperature-controlled environments.

=   You are responsible for following safe and efficient systems of work in accordance with relevant legislation, e.g. Health and Safety at Work Act, GDP guidance and GPhC standards.

=   Attend such study days and up-dating courses as are deemed necessary for the development of the unit and yourself.

=   Undertake any other duties as required by the Responsible Pharmacist, Dispensary Supervisor, or Pharmacy Manager.

=   Adhere to any training requirements that the role requires without delay.

=   Commitment to participate in any extended hours where required.

The skills & attributes you will bring

=   You will uphold high standards of cleanliness, tidiness and professionalism in line with GPhC and MHRA guidance.

=   You will ensure good communication between the team using a variety of methods

=   You must have a ‘can-do’ attitude and be willing to play your part in the pharmacy team.


In return we offer rewards and benefits including:

  •       29 days holiday, increasing with service to 34 days, inclusive of bank holidays
  •       Generous Pension scheme
  •       Life Assurance
  •       Company bonus scheme
  •       Additional non-contractual benefits including free breakfast and outdoor gym

      37.5 hours per week - Monday to Friday

Hours are between 8am and 8pm including participation in the dispensary rota


An exciting opportunity for a community or hospital pharmacist to broaden their experience as training and support will be given for the role.

By clicking ‘apply’ you will be taken to our careers page to complete your application.