Clicks Group: Pharmacist Assistant-Learner Basic (Gezina Galleries)

Pharmacist Assistant-Learner Basic (Gezina Galleries)

Position Summary

Location: Pretoria

Industry: Dispensing/Pharmacy

Contract: Fixed Term Contract

Remuneration: Market Related

EE Position: Yes

Closing Date: 21/08/2020

Advert Status: Online

Introduction To provide customer service and dispensing support to the Pharmacy, in line with scope of practice, under the supervision of the Pharmacy Manager / Pharmacist in order to ensure efficient pharmacy operations. Job description Job Objectives:

  • To assess, prepare and pack prescriptions in line with Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s), Good Pharmacy Practice (GPP) principles and customer service standards.

  • To advise customers on the appropriate use of medicine.

  • To correctly file prescriptions according to SOP’s.

  • To provide professional service and accurate information to customers, in line with scope of practice.

  • To assist with the compounding, manipulation or preparation of non-sterile or scheduled substances according to a formula and SOP’s.

  • To order medicine and scheduled substances up to and including Schedule 6, according to an instruction of the responsible pharmacist on duty.

  • To maintain stock levels and check expiry dates according to SOP’s.

  • To execute housekeeping and display merchandise according to SOP’s / Pharmacy Efficiency Principles.

  • To execute pharmacy-related administration and reports as per scope of practice.

  • To adhere to ethical, legislative and regulatory requirements of the SAPC.


  • Pharmaceutical legislation and regulatory requirements 

  • Pharmacy efficiency principles or equivalent  

  • Good pharmacy practice principles

  • Stock management

  • Basic understanding of medical aid regulations


  • Customer and service orientated

  • Strong communication skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Administration skills 

  • Numeracy skills

Competencies: Essential:

  • Following Instructions and Procedures

  • Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations


  • Relating and networking

  • Adhering to Principles and Values

  • Presenting and Communicating Information

  • Planning and Organising

  • Coping with Pressures and Setbacks

Minimum requirements Experience: Essential:

  • 1 year experience as a Pharmacist Administrator / Pharmacist Assistant

  • Competent in dispensing patient prescriptions within scope of practice


  • Experience in a retail pharmacy


  • Essential: Further Education and Training Certificate Pharmacist Assistance

  • Essential: Registration with SAPC

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