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Trainee Dispensing Assistant

From £8.91 Per Hour

Leeds, West Yorkshire

Pharmacy2U is the UK's first and largest online pharmacy, we're a market leader in the pharmacy world, helping over 600,000 patients in England manage their NHS repeat prescriptions from request through to delivery.

For 20 years, we have used cutting-edge technology alongside our UK-based pharmacists, dispensing specialists and customer care advisers to help improve the lives of patients.

Our Leeds-based central dispensing facility is distributing medication to patients at a rate of over £1m+ items per month.

Pharmacy2U won the Amazon Growing Business of the Year Award 2018! The award marks a phenomenal year of growth and we wish to continue on this growth trajectory with the confidence and trust of our patients.

We're an ambitious company with big plans for the future and we're looking for high calibre individuals to join our team and help us.

Our aim is to further disrupt the industry for the benefit of patients with leadership that is passionate about building the skills and expertise of our teams- “come and join the rocket ship”- CEO Mark Livingstone.

Role Purpose

To support staff members to improve their performance and learn new tasks. To support new staff members during the training period.

Essence of Role – Key Accountabilities

  • Ensure all prescriptions received are dispensed daily
  • Support the clinical team with day to day activities
  • Comply with P2U dispensary operations procedure and meet internal targets for dispensing quality and accuracy
  • Adhere to all legal, ethical, professional and company requirements
  • Working within a high-volume environment
  • Meeting set targets for individuals and team to meet business targets
  • Taking ownership of prescription labelling and accuracy
  • Working with key teams across the business (customer service, purchasing, operations & pharmacists
  • Ensuring that the workplace remains fun, relaxed and friendly.

Knowledge, skills and experience required for role

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Numerate
  • IT literate (used It systems and is quick to learn)
  • Ability to use Excel at intermediate level
  • Demonstrate drive, initiative and proactivity in role
  • Proven ability to work both as part of a bigger team and individually
  • Ability to prioritise and organise tasks and workload
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Display high level of accuracy

EXPERIENCE

  • Experience of working in a pressured environment, delivering against tight deadlines
  • Experience of working within company and ethical rules and regulations
  • Experience of working in a highly accurate environment

KNOWLEDGE AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • GCSE (or equivalent) Maths and English Grade C or above
  • Ability to use Excel at an intermediate level
  • Must participate in NVQ Level 2 Dispensing Assistants Course on completion of 3 months service

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES AND BEHAVIOUR

  • Be a good team player and proactively help fellow team members (and those in other teams) when they are busier
  • Ambitious to learn and develop their career
  • Tenacity and will to win
  • Demonstrate professional conduct and respect for others at all times, both Pharmacy2U colleagues and our suppliers and partners
  • Demonstrate a patient first approach at all times and strives to exceed patient expectations

OUR CORE VALUES

  • Passionate - The only way to do great work is to love what we do
  • Ambitious -Healthy ambition fires us up without burning others
  • Trusted - Trust grows from our endless pursuit of the very highest clinical standards
  • Innovative - If there’s a way to do it better. We find it
  • Excellent - Excellence is the gradual result of always striving to do better
  • Nurturing - Be a brain to pick, an ear to listen, a push in the right direction
  • Team-focused - It is amazing what we can accomplish if we do not care who gets the credit.