Pharmacy Assistant


Birmingham, England, United Kingdom


Aug 17

The practice is looking to recruit a full time Pharmacy Assistant within our veterinary practice. This position is a very responsible role within a busy environment. The successful candidate will be working alongside trained clinical team members.

Your focus is to provide an exceptional service to our clients and the best care possible to their pets - providing a link between clients and the clinical team. Your ability to build strong relationships with our clients, their pets and the practice team will be critical to your success.

What your typical day will look like:

Stock control including stock ordering, arriving stock, stock rotation, managing stock levels, managing expired drugs, stock takes etc. Manage stock related records.

Dispensing repeat prescriptions including processing written prescriptions.

Management of all consumables.

Laboratory supply control including ordering and monitoring levels.

Clinical waste management.

Dispensing medications for pets during consults and for in-patients.

Help with end of day procedures to include cleaning and restocking of the practice.

Assisting the client care team by answering incoming calls and helping with medication related queries. This is a full time role working 40 hours per week Monday to Friday 9am – 1pm and 3pm – 7pm.

The attributes required

You are the friendly and welcoming face for the client and their pets when they arrive at the practice. You are able to provide guidance by keeping yourself fully up-to-speed with the practice services and any additional services available. You are calm, attentive and always focus on the clients’ needs. The ideal candidate will have some previous experience in stock management (pharmacy preferred), be IT literate, have strong communication & numeracy skills combined with great attention to detail.


In return, we offer such benefits as 20% discount at the Vet Group, Pets at Home and the Groom Room, access to discounts and cashbacks, in-house career development opportunities, pension and holiday allowance. We are an equal opportunities employer. 

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