McKeevers Chemists is a rapidly expanding group of pharmacies, predominantly based in the South and East of Northern Ireland with three branches in Liverpool. The business has been built upon serving its local community through consistent consumer commitment, bringing real savings and value directly to the customer. McKeevers fundamentally value the care they provide to their patients, working innovatively to initiate all avenues of healthcare, ensuring they are there for their patients.

Career Opportunities at McKeevers Chemists

 

Due to continued growth we now require the following staff to join our existing teams based in Newry:

Permanent Full & Part Time Dispensary Assistants & Health & Beauty Assistants in Newry & Part TIme Counter Sales Assistant in Rostrevor

 

Dispensary Assistant Job Description

·         Operate cash register to process cash and credit sales.

·         Prepare prescription labels by typing or operating a computer and printer.

·         Accept prescriptions for filling, gathering and processing necessary information.

·         Answer telephone inquiries, referring callers to pharmacist when necessary.

·         Greet customers and help them locate merchandise.

·         Receive, store, and inventory pharmaceutical supplies and medications, check for out dated medications, and notify pharmacist when inventory levels are low.

·         Unpack, sort, count and label incoming merchandise, including items requiring special handling or refrigeration.

·         Prepare, maintain and record records of inventories, receipts, purchases and deliveries, using a variety of computer screen formats.

·         Maintain and clean equipment, work areas and shelves.

·         Perform clerical tasks such as filing, compiling and maintaining prescription records, and composing letters.

·         Prepare Orders and maintain adequate stock levels

·         Other Duties as required.

 Job Specification

Essential Criteria

·         GCSE Maths Grade C or above or equivalent

·         Flexibility to work weekends.

·         Good communication skills.

·         Eligibility to work in the UK.

Desirable Criteria

·         Relevant Pharmacy Qualifications

·         NPA Interact or equivalent

·         Previous experience in a pharmacy environment.

 

Application process.

To apply for any of these positions, download an Application Form and Monitoring Form. You can also call us on 02837518383 and we will post the application out to you. Alternatively you can email hr@mckeeversdirect.com. Both the Application Form and a Monitoring Form should be returned by post to the following address:

McKeevers Chemists
Personnel Department
63-65 Thomas Street,  
Armagh,
BT61 7QB

To download an application form click on the following link:

McKeevers-Application-Form

Closing date of receipt of completed application forms: Wednesday 15th November 2017.

 

  Locum Pharmacists

 If you are interested in working for McKeevers as a Locum Pharmacist please email a copy of your CV and covering letter to hr@mckeevers-chemists.com. 

Pre Registration Placements 2018/19

McKeevers Chemists have taken part in pre- registration placements for a number of years and we pride ourselves in offering a unique Pre-Reg experience because of our continued growth and enterprise. Pre-registration students will gain valuable experience in all areas of pharmacy and will be actively encouraged to participate and contribute to the day to day running of the business. So whatever your interest in pharmacy- Purchasing, Pharmaceutical Care or Dispensary Management we want to hear from you. We are looking for highly motivated, innovative students with the energy to contribute to the McKeevers team.  McKeevers Chemists also provide our pre-registration students with a tailored training programme with regular in house training days held throughout the pre-registration year. All training is reviewed and updated regularly by our Pre-Reg facilitator. We pride ourselves in offering a unique Pre-reg experience because of our continued growth and enterprise. At McKeevers we are offering Pre- Registration placements in the following stores

  •          Armagh  
  •          Aughnacloy                                             
  •          Belfast
  •          Castlewellan
  •          Fivemiletown
  •          Keady
  •          Kircubbin
  •          Moy
  •          Newry
  •          Rostrevor
  •          Liverpool

 

Application process.

To apply for the position download an Application Form and Monitoring Form. You can also call us on 02837518383 and we will post the application out to you. Alternatively you can email hr@mckeeversdirect.com. Both the Application Form and a Monitoring Form should be returned by post to the following address:

McKeevers Chemists
Personnel Department
63-65 Thomas Street,  
Armagh,
BT61 7QB

To download an application form click on the following link:

McKeevers-Application-Form (Pre Reg)

McKeevers-Application-Form

Start Date

July 2018 (Duration 1year)

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