Medicines Counter Assistants


To assist the pharmacy manager in providing a confidential friendly, efficient and professional healthcare service to the local community.
To do everything possible to maintain & enhance the good name and reputation of Dean & Smedley Ltd.


Dependent on qualifications & experience

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Serving customers and making sales
2. Ordering, receiving and managing stock
3. Merchandising & display
4. Maintaining professional appearance of shop
5. Undergo relevant training
6. Work as part of a team

Person Specification

Qualifications Essential/Desirable
1. GCSE (or equivalent) English & Maths pass (or see below*)Essential
2. Medicines counter assistants qualificationDesirable

3. Working in retail environmentDesirable
4. Customer service in pharmacyDesirable
5. Merchandising & displayDesirable
6. Handling monetary transactions (* if no maths qualifications)Essential

7. Interest in healthcareEssential
8. Numeracy (* if no maths qualifications)Essential
9. Handling customer enquiresDesirable

Personal Attributes and Abilities
10. Good communication skills and interpersonal skillsEssential
10. Pleasant, tactful manner when dealing with public either in person or via the phoneEssential
11. Be able to work on own and as part of a teamEssential
12. Self motivated, well organised and able to work to deadlinesEssential