Groombridge Surgery

01892 863326

Hartfield Surgery

01892 863326

JOB VACANCY – Dispenser

We are looking for a Dispenser to join our Dispensary Team. We are seeking a well-organised, friendly individual who has excellent customer service and communication skills. This is a busy and varied role, and the successful applicant will be fully committed to attention to detail, patient safety and excellent patient care.
If you have current dispensary or pharmacy experience and would like to be part of a busy, friendly practice with a supportive clinical and managerial team then we would like to hear from you.

Working pattern:

Monday: 14.00 to 18:30
Wednesday 08:00 to 13:00 – 14:00 to 18:30
Friday 08:00 to 13:00 – 14:00 to 18:30
The successful candidate will have flexibility to cover additional hours when required.


£10.50 to £10.70 an hour

Main duties of the job:

  • To dispense and record NHS and private prescriptions ensuring payment/exemption is collected and recorded for all items dispensed.
  • To follow end of day prescription collation and cashing up procedure.
  • To observe all dispensing laws and regulations in force and to adhere to Standard Operating Procedures in addition to following daily task lists provided as appropriate.
  • To keep all necessary records as required by law and the Dispensary Manager.
  • To keep up to date at all times with mandatory training and to engage in a minimum of one cycle of CPD plus attend courses and Team Meetings as agreed with the Line Management.
  • To deliver efficient dispensing processes and ensuring dispensary losses are minimised with a particular focus on stock management.
  • To ensure the dispensary is kept clean and tidy at all times.
  • To ensure the safety and security of the dispensary and contents at all times.
  • To deliver medication to housebound patients unable to attend the dispensary (a car is provided for this service).
  • To be observant of health and safety practice, legislation and regulations.
  • To be observant of uniform standards and personal appearance at all times.
  • Ability to use own knowledge to respond to patient enquiries and requests, report any problems to the Assistant Dispensary Manager/Dispensary Manager/GP as appropriate
  • Observe and adhere to strict confidentiality applying to both patient records and business activities of the Practice

Person Specification:

  • To hold a Pharmacy Dispenser NVQ level 2 – However full training would be provided for the right candidate
  • IT skills to enable use of current systems and any future developments
  • To hold a clean driving license
Please contact 01892 863326 for further details, email your CV to [email protected], or apply via NHS Jobs.

About us:

We are a semi-rural training and dispensing general practice with around 5,500 patients. We have 3 practice partners and a 2 further GP’s, a nursing team, dispensing team, admin and patient services team all working closely together in a very friendly can do group, offering utmost care and confidence for our patients.