Pharmacy Dispensing Assistant (Cheltenham)

Pharmacy Dispensing Assistant (trainee considered) required to join our dispensary team within our Church Road Branch, Bishops Cleeve.

We are seeking to recruit a new member to join our dispensing team in our innovative and award winning family run business. If you are brand new to the pharmacy world, working towards your NVQ2 in Dispensing or NVQ3 Technician, Badham Pharmacy can support you through your pharmacy career.  

Job Ref: 20181206/04/TDA/56
Closing Date: 13/01/2019

The position is a full time, permanent vacancy working a minimum of 37.5 hours per week, however please contact us if you would be interested in working part time. This role will require two late nights until 8pm and weekend working (2 in 4 Saturdays and 1 in 4 Sundays). 

What we are looking for:

Providing the highest standard of patient and customer service you will utilise your professional skills to the full.

We require you to:

  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work accurately with attention to detail in a busy environment.
  • Assist the pharmacist in providing safe and effective delivery of all pharmaceutical services at branch level
  • Maintain and improve peoples’ health by promoting Healthy Living Pharmacy services
  • Assist in ensuring the effective and efficient running of each pharmacy
  • Assist the pharmacy in engaging with all commissioned services and complying with the quality framework

Full job description available on request

We truly are an Investor in People. We’re accredited Investors in People Silver, the first pharmacy in Gloucestershire to achieve this high standard.

We value our staff. They are at the centre of everything we do. Here are some of the particular benefits of working for Badham Pharmacy;

  • Competitive salary
  • Good holiday package
  • Company and service specific bonus scheme
  • Pension scheme
  • Staff discount scheme
  • Annual staff party
  • Training & development scheme
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Cycle scheme
  • Long service awards
  • Excellence awards recognising and rewarding talented individuals and teams across the company
  • Family company values

As a family run company we are pleased to be able to say we have several members of staff who have worked most of their professional career with us.

Opportunities do arise to move to larger or more demanding branches. Every Badham Pharmacy is slightly different and has its own loyal customer base.

Required Experience

NVQ2 in Pharmacy desirable

Required Education

Secondary Education

About Badham Pharmacy

Badham Pharmacy is an award-winning independent pharmacy chain headquartered in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire.

Founded in 1940 by Richard G. Badham, the family business is now managed by second generation Peter, his wife Lin and their son Charles. All three are approachable and accessible working within the company on a daily basis. Peter and Charles are practicing pharmacists, Peter is also acting Superintendent Pharmacist. Lin is a registered Pharmacy Technician.

We currently employ over 185 staff across 20 pharmacies and a mobility aids centre. We pride ourselves on our commitment to staff development and outstanding customer service. Our pharmacies offer a full range of NHS pharmacy services and we were the first company in the area to offer a free prescription collection and delivery service.

Badham Pharmacy continues to achieve year on year profitable growth so as to realise the company vision to develop Badham Pharmacy as the largest independent chain of pharmacies, differentiated by its service excellence in the area. In May 2016 we acquired Stow Pharmacy and in May 2017 we successfully opened a new pharmacy in Upper Rissington. In May 2018 we acquired the CSPC Group of Pharmacies.

Winner of Pharmacy Innovation of the Year at the Independent Pharmacy Awards 2018.