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Kickstart - MCA - Medicine Counter Assistant

Job details
Posting date: 01 October 2021
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 15 November 2021
Location: PETERBOROUGH, PE28HN
Company: DWP Kickstart Scheme
Job type: Temporary
Job reference: V0000233288

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Summary


To apply for this job, you must be claiming Universal Credit and 16 to 24 years old.

EMPLOYER
Ransons Ltd

JOB SUMMARY
To work as part of a team offering high standards of service and customer care, from a welcoming and professional pharmacy.

Main responsibilities include:
To provide a caring, friendly and professional service to our customers.
To establish customer loyalty.
To maintain high standards of pharmacy appearance, through effective merchandising and housekeeping.
To follow pharmacy security and cash handling procedures.
To follow pharmacy Health and Safety procedures.
To complete an accredited Counter Medicines training course, and any training required by the company to ensure a high degree of customer service.
To maintain high standards of personal appearance and adhere to pharmacy dress code.
To work as part of a team, to develop the profitability of the pharmacy.
Respect confidentiality of information concerning customers in accordance with the Data Protection Act.
Actively provide healthy living advice at every opportunity.
The above list is not exhaustive. You may be required to perform other duties, those deemed reasonable by your manager.

Skills they will develop include:
Good customer service
Team working
Merchandising
Accredited MCA training

SKILLS NEEDED
Good communication skills
Willing to learn.

WORKING HOURS
Monday - Saturday 09:00 - 13:00 or Monday - Friday 13:00 - 18:00. To be agreed with successful applicant.

HOURLY RATE
national minimum wage

ADDITIONAL EMPLOYABILITY SUPPORT
Northern Training Academy (NTA) will provide each candiadate with the following courses:
CV writings skills
Job Interview techniques
Customer services training

Scientia Skills will provide acredited training course:
MCA - Medicine Counter Assistant
OR
NVQ2 Dispenser

Avicenna will mentor each candidate to ensure all training courses provided are completed. Each candidate will have an on-site mentor from the pharmacy team.

Each employee will be required to wear appropriate PPE, such as face masks and/or shields, which will be provided by the relevant Company.
Also, each Pharmacy have their own COVID Risk Assessment with regards to distancing, washing of hands, regular cleaning and how many customers are allowed into the shop at one time. This training will be completed within their Induction.
These have been compiled in conjunction with the National Pharmacy Association guidelines.

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