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Pharmacy and Optical Dispensing Assistants

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About this career

£14,471

Median salary

New workers start around £6,924.81. Normal pay is £14,471 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £28,798.40.
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Jobs

Subjects achieved a 100% pass rate, including Maths, Further Maths, Physics, English Literature and Spanish.

Daily Tasks

  • Carries out sales transaction, wraps and packages goods.
  • Relays information to customers under the direction of pharmacist and opticians or optometrists.
  • Arranges displays of merchandise.
  • Checks stock levels, rotates stock, orders new stock from supplying companies and ensures that products are stored appropriately.
  • Maintains records of prescriptions received and drugs issued.
  • Checks received prescriptions for legality and accuracy and confirms patients’ or customers’ details.

Skills

Job postings

Active Listening
68
Active Learning
56
Critical Thinking
55
Speaking
55
Reading Comprehension
55
Mathematics
51
Writing
50
Learning Strategies
48
Monitoring
48
Science
28