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Pharmacist Manager

Branston, Lincolnshire
4 Aug 2022
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Our community pharmacies play a key part in caring for the health and wellbeing of our customers and members. As the largest Co-operative Pharmacy group, our pharmacies offer so much more than just exceptional customer service! From prescriptions and flu vaccines to podiatry and sports therapy, we're passionate about looking after the health needs of our patients.
At the forefront of these helpful and inspiring teams are our Pharmacist Managers. As a key figure in your local community, you'll be making a real difference to the health and wellbeing of your customers and members. Duties will include, but are not limited to:
Building close relationships with your local community, patients and members to provide them with expert clinical advice and reassurance.
Leading your pharmacy team to ensure an efficient and friendly service, excelling in delivering a range of enhanced services.
Checking prescriptions for accuracy and safety, assisting with dispensing medications and advising patients on routes of administration and dosages.
Assisting with branch management; maintaining records, tracking inventory, controlling stock levels and securing controlled drugs to maintain compliance.
Maintaining close working relationships with doctors' surgeries regarding prescriptions and medications
About You
We are looking for a professional and driven pharmacist who has a genuine passion about health care and who is keen to develop in their role and career. Additionally, you'll need to have:
Essential: A master's degree in pharmacy (MPharm) and you'll also need to be registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC)
Confidence in providing expert health advice, and the full range of advanced and enhanced services
A professional and approachable manner to build and maintain dependable working relationships
Excellent communication skills, able to be a role model for your team in delivering face-to-face interactions to a high standard
Enthusiasm and drive to champion your own learning and development, and grow a continuous learning culture within your team to support their career growth
Experience of leading and developing a team, with drive and ambition to ensure your pharmacy meets its targets.
This is a great opportunity to develop your Pharmacy career and make a difference to the lives of our communities. In addition to working for a growing co-operative business, we offer our colleagues fantastic benefits, including:
Up to 30 days annual leave (pro-rata) including bank holidays
Pension scheme (with up to 12% employer contributions)
Generous colleague discount rates across our family of businesses
Twice yearly discretionary colleague bonuses to reward you for your hard work
Free tea and coffee provisions for all colleagues during rest breaks at work
Wellbeing initiatives and community engagement opportunities
We are an Investors in People - Platinum employer, meaning that we have been recognised as one of the country's top employers, offering progression opportunities to all our colleagues. We work closely with the University of Lincoln School of Pharmacy, where some of our pharmacists are employed as Teacher Practitioners. Other colleagues expand in their roles through working as a clinical pharmacist/Independent Prescriber in local GP surgeries or community hospitals.
About Us
From a single store in 1861 we have grown to be one of the most successful co-operatives in the UK. We're proud to be able to offer a wide range of services from across our family of businesses. From Food Stores and Pharmacies to Post Offices and Support Services, we're a growing society made up of over 220 outlets and nearly 3,000 colleagues.
We're owned by our members, the people of Lincolnshire and surrounding counties, and have been for more than 160 years! Communities are at the heart of everything we do and motivates us to deliver more than great customer service. We support them by sharing dividend with our members, investing in new and improved services, raising money for charity through our Community Champion scheme, supporting local schools and so much more! Find out more about us, our purpose and wonderful colleagues here.
We work together as a Society and are committed to ensuring our recruitment process is barrier free and as inclusive as possible for everyone. If you need any adjustments, would like us to do anything differently during the interview or would like to get in touch with us about anything else, please contact our Recruitment team on (01522) 533316, or alternatively you can email
We may choose to close our vacancies in the event that we receive a high volume of suitable applications, so we encourage all candidates to apply as soon as possible.
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  • Job Reference: 677431730-2
  • Date Posted: 4 August 2022
  • Recruiter: Lincolnshire Co-op
  • Location: Branston, Lincolnshire
  • Salary: On Application