Pharmacy Teams

Our Pharmacy team members play a vital role in supporting and caring for our patients.  Every single role plays an important part in caring for our community.

All employees receive a comprehensive induction when starting their employment with us. This sets out the career paths that are available to them and ensures that they get the best start.  We support our pharmacy colleagues through their pharmacy qualifications and provide online training and development opportunities which when completed are used to reward, recognise and empower them in line with one of our core values.

Pharmacy Assistant

As a Pharmacy Assistant you will work under the supervision of a registered Pharmacist. You will help advise patients and refer to the Pharmacist where necessary, dispense medication and order stock. You will be required to complete qualifications that will help give you the knowledge to advise patients and understand how to dispense safely and in accordance with GPhC regulations.

At Day Lewis we support all our colleagues to gain the qualifications you need to not only fulfil your job role but also follow career paths of your choice.

Pharmacy Career Path 1 – Pharmacy Assistant > Accuracy Checking Dispenser
Pharmacy Career Path 2 – Pharmacy Assistant > Pharmacy Technician > Accuracy Checking Technician

Pharmacy Technician

As a Pharmacy Technician you will work under the supervision of a Registered Pharmacist. The role covers all areas of pharmacy practice from ordering, dispensing and final check of prescriptions; to providing advice and support on treatment options. Pharmacy Technicians play a vital role in engaging with patients and supporting safe and effective use of medicines.

You will be required to be registered with the GPhC to work as a Pharmacy Technician.

Pharmacy Career Path 3 – Pharmacy Technician > Accuracy Checking Pharmacy Technician

We also offer a management role where you can become a Regional Support Manager who looks after a group of Pharmacies and supports the Pharmacist in Compliance, Services and Management and can be accessed at any level. If you show the necessary traits required for the role, then you can attend our Selection Centre which takes place twice a year.

Delivery Driver

Delivery drivers provide a vital service to those who are unable to visit the pharmacy, and it is important that customers receive the same information regarding their medicines as they would have done in the pharmacy. You will be required to complete a Delivery Driver course which covers in-depth knowledge in customer service, teamwork, health & safety, and effective delivery of medicines to patients.

The Benefits:

  • Statutory pension scheme
  • GPhC professional fees reimbursed (if applicable)   
  • Employee discount
  • Company sick pay
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity Leave
  • Employee assistant program
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Refer a friend scheme