Discover what it's like to work in a fast paced environment, where colleagues are focused on delivering a gold standard of service and patient care. There's a lot more to it than dispensing medicines. Every day you'll have the opportunity to make things better for customers in all sorts of ways, such as helping customers with their new medicines, providing vaccinations,reviewing customers' use of their medicines, and checking blood pressure or testing for blood glucose levels. It's very much about supporting our communities, by making the best healthcare choices available and convenient for local people. Working alongside experienced Pharmacists and managers, you will receive local management and leadership support in whatever store you are based. Our management team comes from a variety of backgrounds so there is always a chance to learn. We are looking for talented and driven Pharmacyprofessionals who candeliver the highest quality healthcare service to our customers and in return, we'll provide a supportive team, detailed industry training and a varied working environment where no two days are the same. Should you be successful in your application, your offer will be subject to and conditional upon you providing your bank account details before your agreed start date. You will be responsible for Pharmacy Assistants are integral to the running of our Pharmacies. We are looking for someone who is a team player, and can take on the following responsibilities:
Supporting the operationof one of our new modern Pharmacies.
Applying your technical skills and strong customer focus to accurately dispense medicationfor our customers.
Dispensingprescription medicines, ensuring attention to detail and accuracy are maintained at all times.
Talking to customers and offering information in a confident, friendly and professional manner, providing our customers with a great service, making them want tovisit our Pharmacy again.
Offering appropriate information to customers on common ailments, symptoms and products.
Takingtime to understand the customers' needs, explaining the benefits of the products in a way they understand and only selling products that are right for the customer.
Advisingcustomers on the range of Pharmacy services available.
Supporting and delivering Pharmacy services and the dispensing processaccording to the Standard Operating Procedures.
Assessing the legal appropriateness of dispensed prescriptions.
Dealing with clinical and legal queries from Healthcare practitioners within area of competence.
Responding to customer queries in relation to prescription medicines, informing the Pharmacist of any complaints.
Ensuringall dispensary routines and Standard Operating Procedures are followed.
Ensuringdispensary and consulting rooms are clean, tidy and free of clutter.
Ensuringall prescription administration is accurate and completed on time.
Bringing promotional activities and company initiatives within the team to life.
Carrying out all procedures accurately to protect profit and ensure we trade safely and legally.
Completingcorporate and departmental training.
Keeping up to date with legal and professional developments in pharmacy.
You will need
Experience or qualifications gained from working in a Pharmacy environment.
A desire to train and develop into the Pharmacy field.
What's in it for you We offer excellent benefits that help make Tesco a great place to work. These include but aren't limited to:
Holiday starting at 20 days plus a personal day rising to 22 days after 12 months (plus Bank holidays)
Retirement savings plan - save between 4% and 7.5% and Tesco will match your contribution
Life Assurance - 5 x contractual pay
Share Schemes - Join 'Buy As You Earn' and 'Save As You Earn' after 3 months service
Colleague Clubcard (including a 2nd card for a family member) after 3 months service
10% increasing to 15% after every pay day for a four-day period, off most purchases at Tesco
10% off One Stop
10% off pay monthly & SIM only deals with Tesco Mobile
20% off all F&F purchases
20% off car, pet and home insurance at Tesco Bank. T&C's apply
25% off Tesco Cafe
50% off complete glasses purchases & free eye tests (other offers available) at Vision Express
50% off health checks at Tesco Pharmacy
An exclusive deals and discounts website saving you money on everyday purchases, treats for the family, eating out and utility bills for the home
Cycle to work scheme
Opportunities to get on - take advantage of our ongoing learning opportunities and award-winning training, to help you achieve the job and career you want. Our Employee Assistance Programme helps you deal with life's challenges. Financial wellness - Tesco has partnered with experts to help you make the most of your money Get involved in a range of fundraising activities with our long-term charity partners
About us Our business was built with a simple mission - to be the champion for customers, helping them to enjoy a better quality of life and an easier way of living. This hasn't changed. Customers want great products at great value which they can buy easily and it's our job to deliver this in the right way for them. We're proud to have an inclusive culture at Tesco where everyone is welcome and truly feels able to be themselves. Our aim is to attract and welcome a diverse range of applicants from all walks of life and help improve and develop our team every day. We look forward to hearing from you. For more information, please go to www.tescoplc.com .
Application process To apply for a job in one of our stores, distribution or customer fulfilment centres, you will need to register with us and create a profile. You can keep your profile up-to-date by adding your latest skills and experiences. Click through the stages below to see what you can expect from the application process:
Once you find a job you want to apply for, you can complete the online application form for that role. This will contain some basic questions and a test to see how you would react to situations you could come across whilst working. You will also need to submit your right-to-work documents to be checked. Once you have submitted your application we will review it to see if you have the skills that we are looking for.
If successful we may invite you in for an interview at the location that you have applied to work in - for management roles there might be an initial telephone interview, before the face-to-face interview.
At the interview you will complete a variety of tasks depending on the role, including a face-to-face interview. You will be given the opportunity to 'have a go' at the type of work you have applied for: this could be on the shopfloor, or completing a driving assessment. This will give you the opportunity to decide if we are the right for you and if we think you are right for us.
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