For this location, we can offer an enhanced, bespoke reward package to suit your personal circumstances.
We have an exciting opportunity for a Pharmacist to join our exciting flagship store in Portland. Dispensing around 3500 items per week, the store has a huge community presence. The island of Portland is a great location just a short drive from Weymouth.
A likely shift pattern is either 8:30-17:30 or 9:30-18:30, usually working 3 out of 4 Saturdays with a day off in the week.
You will be supported by 11 team members, dispensing 800-1500 items a day.
Store Manager Lucie says, "We are on a beautiful island surrounded by the Jurassic Coast, amazing for water sports such as kite surfing, sailing, windsurfing etc, climbing, cycling, home of the 2012 sailing during the Olympics. Free parking on the island, lots of nice walks. Very family friendly and safe a nice walk/drive into Weymouth town centre with a beautiful sandy beach. We have an amazing hardworking well established team, who are all very welcoming friendly and funny!"
For more information please feel free to contact Regional Recruiter Mollie -
The full time equivalent salary for this role will be between £34,000 - £55,500 Closing date is 23/7/20
We are the UK’s leading pharmacy-led health and beauty retailer. With over 2500 stores in the UK, our purpose is to help our customers look and feel better than they thought possible. For almost 170 years, we have used our expertise to help improve the health and wellbeing of local communities. Boots UK is part of the Retail Pharmacy International Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance.
What you can expect:
As a Pharmacist with us, it goes without saying that you’ll be providing excellent customer and patient care it’s more than just dispensing medicine, it’s listening to and inspiring others whilst giving them your expert advice and reassurance.
Delivering the pharmacy strategy through providing expert care and advice
Accountable for legal and ethical decisions in the pharmacy
Building pharmacy capability of store teams
Conducting continual review through audit, observations and risk assessment to ensure customer and patient safety is paramount
Delivering a range of professional pharmacy services
What’s in it for you?
Pharmacists are at the heart of our business and have been since we opened our first pharmacy 170 years ago. We know how important it is to reward the great work they do. We have a range of benefits that go beyond salary and offer flexibility to suit individual needs. These include:
Competitive base salary
Market leading pension contributions
Annual performance based bonus
33 days including bank holidays with the option to buy more
Bespoke location benefits that could include relocation support, location allowance, location honorarium (dependent on location)
Enhanced maternity pay
Boots staff discount
GPHC fees paid
Contribution towards RPS fees
Access to our benefits platform such as cycle to work, child care vouchers, additional holiday purchase, gym discount, dental insurance, life insurance, critical illness insurance to name a few!
What’s next for you?
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Career Progression:You will be able to develop your career with a wide variety of opportunities. From continuing your professional development in clinical services, to becoming one of over 2,200 Macmillan Information Pharmacists, or progressing into store management, we’ll give you all the training and support you need from our award winning L&D team.
Variety: With the opportunity to work in the community, in local health centres, care services and hospitals, to busy retail stores and airports, you will be able to do what you love, in a store that you love. You’ll be working in a fast paced, inspiring environment that allows you to deliver genuine care and build great relationships with your patients, customers, and your team.
What you need: To be successful in this role you will have a professional, caring character and a true desire to help others feel good. In addition you will:
Be registered with relevant pharmacy regulator (GPhC, PSNI, PSI)
Demonstrate high levels of professional expertise and be widely respected by stakeholders, peers, patients, customers and external local professionals
Have a passion for community pharmacy and providing the best care for our customers.
Have a love of working collaboratively with a team-centred approach
Have excellent knowledge of pharmacy operations and provisions of national and local services
Role model communication skills; you will hold excellent face to face interactions to effectively meet the varied needs of customers and patients in pharmacy
We offer a number of flexible working options to suit our colleagues needs including job share and part time working. Our website shows examples of colleagues enjoying different working patterns. If this interests you, please talk to us about it.