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Homecare Pharmacist

Department: Pharmacy           Business Unit: Operations            Reports to: Pharmacy Manager          Line Management Responsibility: No
Accountability Level: 5            Location: Featherstone

Job Purpose:

Support the Pharmacy Operations in the supply of medication in a safe, effective, and efficient manner, in accordance with prevailing regulations and Standard Operating Procedures. To Check efficiently and accurately, dispensed patient orders, ensuring only the correct medications are delivered to patients.

Main Responsibilities:

  • To follow and promote relevant SOPs and Company policy and procedure to always ensure patient safety.
  • To efficiently check all information on dispensed patient orders to ensure that any errors are identified and corrected prior to the order leaving the responsibility of the pharmacy.
  • To work collaboratively with other members of the dispensing team to ensure the efficient and safe running of the dispensary.
  • To read and comply with all communications from head office and others to ensure necessary actions are undertaken for the pharmacy and customers.
  • To maintain good housekeeping.
  • To carry out any reasonable request given by appropriate persons.
  • To contribute to HealthNet’s commitment to continuous improvement by forwarding your suggestions to appropriate persons.
  • To proactively support the HealthNet Operation by helping in other departments which may be busier than your own at a particular time.

General Responsibilities:

  • Know the Company strategy and make sure what you do on a day-to-day basis is in line with the strategic objectives.
  • Ensure the work you do is of a high-quality standard and HealthNet’s procedures and policies are always followed.
  • Engage in personal professional development and attend mandatory training.
  • Always present the Company in a positive way with internal and external clients, customers, and staff.
  • Always comply with the Company’s HR policies and the Health and Safety policy.
  • Work flexibly and efficiently to meet internal and external customer needs, whilst maintaining the highest possible professional standards.
  • Bring new ideas and approaches with an open mind.
  • Always maintain confidentiality and security.


  • 1 years’ experience in a Pharmacy setting – Desirable.


  • NVQ3 Accuracy Checking Technician qualification

Personal Skills & Qualities:

  • Confident in providing accurate, technical expert knowledge on the accurate supply of the medicines we dispense.
  • Build strong and collaborative relationships with the Pharmacy team, inspiring the team to work to a high standard to ensure we give customers and patients the best care possible.

Key Competencies:

  • Expertise in medicines and drug distribution
  • Collaboration and communication
    • Working with others
    • Working within Teams
  • Safety and Quality
  • Attention to Detail
  • Professionalism and Ethics
  • Self-awareness
  • Acting with Integrity
  • Numeracy with good analytical skills
  • Managing services
  • Improving Services
  • Setting direction
  • Continuing Professional Development

Confidentiality and GDPR:

  • Observe and adhere to at all time the Confidentiality and GDPR statements listed in the contract of employment.
  • Always adhere to and enforce the most up to date version of the Confidentiality and GDPR policies and ensure any breaches of either policy are reported immediately to the Data Protection Officer (DPO)


  • To be trained in pharmacovigilance ad report all patient safety events and product quality events you may become aware of, from any source, within required timeframes

Good Distribution Practice:

  • To be trained in Good Distribution Practice and follow GDP standards at all times during the course of your work as defined in the Guidelines on Good Distribution Practice of Medicinal Products for Human Use (2013/C 343/01)

Health & Safety:

  • Adhere to and enforce the most up to date version of the Health, Safety and Environmental policy at all times and ensure all Hazards, near miss, accidents, unsafe working practices and breaches of the policy are reported to the HSE responsible person within the Organisation

Detailed responsibilities vary depending on activities within the function.  Specific objectives and tasks will be delegated and controlled by your manager.  Job holders may be required to perform duties outside the scope of this job description as requested by the Company

This Job Specification reflects the current position at the date of signature and may change in line with business requirements. In signing this document, you agree that changes may be made to your duties and responsibilities in line with Organisational needs. Any such changes will be discussed with you by your line manager and communicated to you in full prior to the changes being implemented

To apply for this role, please send your covering letter and CV to the following email address:

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