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About the Role

To be employed in this role you must pass an enhanced safeguarding check.

With different types of pharmacies all over the UK, we're giving patients the very best care and attention with the services we offer. You will be providing healthy lifestyle advice and health services to our patients by delivering on all aspects of the Dispensing role including ordering medicines, labelling and endorsing with appropriate claims.

To provide fantastic patient care as an ACT you will work across the healthcare counter and the dispensary to where the patients' needs you most, offering advice on medication, identifying any medicine related problems and bringing those to the attention of the Pharmacist.. This is often a fast-paced environment in which you will interact with many different people and will be a core member of the pharmacy and healthcare team.

You will be complying with legal and professional requirements and Company SOP's, ensuring accurate handling and dispensing on all medicines. It is your responsibility to supervise the pharmacy technician(s) and wider dispensary team to ensure everyone is carrying out their duties correctly and safely. With regards to stock control, ensure stock is received in accordance with SOP's, ensure stock is stored appropriately and safely and maintain reasonable stock levels within the dispensary.

Essential Requirements

NVQ Level 3 in pharmacy service skills and pharmaceutical service.

Be registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) and compliant with standards for pharmacy service. (current live registration and maintain ongoing)

Experience of working in a community pharmacy, ideally with experience of using Pharmacy Manager software

Working NHS Smartcard

About You

You'll be naturally friendly, highly organised and want to get stuck in, working with your team to deliver great results. You have good computer skills, attention to detail and you communicate well with customers. You love problem solving and you're passionate about helping people and care about giving customers a great healthcare experience, helping them find what they need and having a chat along the way.

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Your Benefits

Alongside a competitive salary, you'll get lots of other great benefits too, including 10% off your Asda shopping, incentive schemes, a pension scheme, and discounts across a range of services and activities, from airport parking to theme parks and cinemas.

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Rewards and Recognition

Benefits you’ll only find here

10% off Asda pet insurance

10% off selected Asda Pharmacy services

10% off Asda Tyres

20% Asda Travel insurance

30% off Asda Mobile bundles

Free remote GP service

Available to you, your partner and your children, 24/7, year round.


Save for retirement with up to 7% matched contributions from Asda.

Free physiotherapy consultations

Helping you and your partner take care of yourselves with 8 free sessions per year.

Colleague discounts

10% off at our stores year round – get discounts on groceries and George clothes year round, and even special double discount events.

Confidential support helpline

Find free emotional, practical, and financial support that’s fully confidential, through a helpline that’s available 24/7, year round.

Cycle to work

Buy a bike through this scheme and save on tax and national insurance.

Financial support

Find financial wellbeing tools and support, including the ability to stream your pay.

Free eye tests

Head to our in store opticians for a free checkup and take care of your vision.

Cancer support

Guidance and support for you and your family, from before diagnosis, to treatment and beyond.

Paid time off

From holiday to sick leave and other types of leave, such as parental leave.

Mental health support

Access free mental health support for you and your family.

Mortgage advice

Whether you’re a first-time buyer, renewing your mortgage, looking at buy to lets, or simply after some advice in getting a mortgage, get free* unbiased advice through the Mortgage Advice Bureau (MAB), one the UKs largest mortgage brokers.

Support and advice with care

If you’re supporting older family or friends with care and support, find free, confidential information, expert support, and guidance about later life care for your loved ones through the Legal & General Care Concierge service.

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