Dis-Chem invites unemployed matriculates to apply for Dispensary Support Learnership Programme 2021 / 2022.

Learnership Application Closing Date: 2 July 2021

Learnership Location: Pretoria, South Africa

Dis-Chem Pharmacies’ Sefako Makgatho store has an opportunity available for a Dispensary Support Learner to join the team. The main purpose of this is to employ learners who are capable of doing and completing the learner basic pharmacist assistant course. This course will equip learners to understand the underlying principles of all of the major areas related to the pharmaceutical environment and dispensing and promotes the notion of quality on-the-job learning.

Staff will be employed in a Fixed Term position as Dispensary Support until such time as they are registered with the SAPC as learner basic assistants. Only once qualified as a basic pharmacist assistant will permanent employment be offered.

Responsibilities:

Include but are not limited to:

  • The sale of Schedule 1 medicines or scheduled substances.
  • Assist with the compounding, manipulation, or preparation of a non-sterile medicine or scheduled substance according to a formula and Standard Operating Procedures approved by the responsible pharmacist.
  • Assist with the unpacking and merchandising of stock and cleaning of dispensary and OTC shelves approved by the responsible pharmacist.
  • Any other duties assigned to them by the Dispensary Manager.
  • Learn to accurately interpret scripts and act in a professional and responsible manner and within the legal requirements in accordance with the South African Pharmaceutical Council.
  • Ensure accurate picking/packing/labeling and checking of medication and be aware of common dosages as well as important drug interactions.
  • Ensure that all medications are checked for accuracy by a pharmacist and signed by a pharmacist.
  • Assist in the control of stock (manage cleanliness and packing organization of shelves and medicine expiry dates) of Schedule 1 to Schedule 5 medicines or scheduled substances.
  • Follow up with patients regarding script tracking reports as requested by the dispensary manager and follow-up appointments.
  • Assist with call center scripts and patient service telephone calls.
  • Provide information to individuals in order to promote health.

Requirements:

  • Grade 12 with Mathematics (HG), Life Science/Physical Science (obtained at least an average of 50%)

Competencies:

  • English and 2nd language – Read, write and speak.
  • Time management, deadline-driven, dealing with pressure, attention to detail.
  • Good communication skills, listening, customer service/focus, problem-solving, team player, conflict management, leading by example, accountability, professional conduct, trustworthy and honesty.
  • Computer, numerical skills.

How to apply

Location: Pretoria, Sefako Makgatho

Closing date: 2 July 2021

Apply Online for the Dis-Chem: Dispensary Support Learnership Opportunity 2021 / 2022

Location: Pretoria, Woodlands

Closing date: 25 June 2021

Apply Online for the Dis-Chem: Dispensary Support Learnership Opportunity 2021 / 2022