Kernow Health CIC hosts the Staff Bank on behalf of General Practices in Cornwall, and we are looking for dedicated and flexible Dispensers to cover short term vacancies at GP practices across Cornwall as and when required. As part of our flexible workforce, you will help to ensure that practices have sufficient cover to deliver their services while helping to support supportive clinical and managerial team.
As an integral part of the Pharmacy team, you’ll support with the preparation and dispensing of prescription medications to a plethora of patients, families, and healthcare professionals.
Dealing with routine queries and enquiries over the telephone, via email, or face to face, you’ll need excellent customer service skills to ensure patients and visitors receive a first-class experience.
Duties will include the correct completion and filing of prescriptions, that are subsequently delivered to patients and healthcare providers, alongside handling over-the-counter sales transactions, storing medications coming into the pharmacy, maintaining stock of prescription medications, and keeping up to date records.
You’ll need to be an excellent communicator, self-motivated, confident, and enthusiastic. IT proficiency, data entry, active listening, and attention to detail are also key skills paramount to this role.
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Main duties of the job
Working as part of the Staff Bank offers you the flexibility to travel as far as you choose on the days to suit you, allowing you to balance your work and home life.
If you are already working for a Practice, this is an opportunity for you to pick up additional hours either with your PCN or another Practice delivering in your area of expertise. You can also join as a locum worker (this means being self-employed) or a casual worker (with a zero-hours contract).
Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, you will enjoy working in a busy environment with lots of face-to-face and telephone patient contact, and be proactive member of our team working not only with dispensary colleagues but with the wider practice team of Reception, Admin, Nurses and GPs.
We are looking for caring, compassionate and enthusiastic Dispensers with an interest in patient care, good communication skills and a desire to help others.