February 8, 2024

Job Description

Job title: Pharmacist

Company: Boots

Job description: Job Description

About the role

As a Pharmacist with us you’ll be providing excellent customer and patient care, it’s more than dispensing medicine, it’s listening and providing your expert advice and reassurance. Your main areas of responsibility will be:

  • Delivering the pharmacy strategy through providing expert care and advice
  • Accountable for legal and ethical decisions in the pharmacy
  • Building the pharmacy capability of store teams
  • Conducting continual review through audit, observations and risk assessment to ensure customer and patient safety is paramount
  • Delivering a range of professional pharmacy services

What you’ll need to have

To be successful in this role you will have a professional, caring character and a true desire to help us change for the better. In addition you will:

  • Be registered with relevant pharmacy regulator (GPhC, PSNI, PSI)
  • Demonstrate high levels of professional expertise and be widely respected by stakeholders, peers, patients, customers and external local professionals
  • Have a passion for community pharmacy and providing the best care for our customers.
  • Be collaborative with a team-centred approach
  • Have excellent knowledge of pharmacy operations and provisions of national and local services
  • Be a great communicator; able to put people at ease and effectively meet the varied needs of our customers and patients

Our benefits

  • Boots Retirement Savings Plan
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity/adoption leave pay
  • Discretionary annual bonus
  • Generous employee discounts
  • Access to a range of learning and development resources and programmes
  • Reimbursement of GPHC/GOC fees in full
  • Contribution towards RPS fees
  • Professional indemnity insurance with the option of selecting further free cover if you also work in Primary Care settings up to 3 days per week (subject to terms).

We have a great range of benefits in addition to the above that go beyond salary and offer flexibility to suit you; to view our full list of company benefits (all rewards and benefits are subject to change and eligibility). Please note, any salary estimates given on third-party sites are not provided or endorsed by Boots and may not be accurate.

Why Boots

We’re always looking for people who care; people who can change things for the better. You’ll be joining a company that is evolving and always looking to improve. We foster a working environment where consideration and inclusivity help everyone to be themselves and reach their full potential. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, passionate about embracing the diversity of our colleagues and providing a positive and inclusive working environment for all. As the heart of everything we do at Boots, it’s with you, we can change for the better. To find out more about life and careers at Boots, .

What’s next

If successful on application, a member of the recruitment team will be in touch to find a time to discuss your application.

We are always open to discussing possible flexible working options and what this may look like for you, including job share and reduced hours. If you require additional support as part of the application and interview process, we are happy to provide to help you to be at your best.

You will complete a after receiving an offer. Depending on your location you will be asked to submit either a DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service), PVG (Protection of Vulnerable groups) or an Access NI Check.

Boots is a Ban the Box employer and will consider the suitability of applicants with criminal convictions on a case-by-case basis.

Vacancy Reference Number


Job Code

AGB_05101 Pharmacist


154 – Coventry


UK Stores

Hours per week

Over 35 hours per week

Office use only



6 – East of England



Full or Part time



16 – United Kingdom

Contract Type


Need To Know

This store has a steady items business with a well established team.
We offer Flu vaccinations, Pharmacy First, New Medicines Service and Hypertension.
We have 3 pharmacy advisors and a pharmacy technician, looking to recruit another pharmacy advisor in the next 2 weeks so there will always be plenty of support.

We are looking for a pharmacist to be able to coach and encourage the team, lead by example and celebrate success.
The store manager is a trained pharmacy advisor and is there to support and guide you through any challenges which may arise.

Boots has a great reward package with many benefits, health and wellbeing support and a great rate of pay.

Are you ready to take on this well established business and take it to the next level?

Office use only

Newly qualified Pharmacist, Newly qualified, Pharmacist, healthcare, pharmacy, in store pharmacist, Medicine, Medicines,

Office use only




Business Area


Office use only


Hours per week


Expected salary:

Location: Binley, West Midlands – Coventry

Job date: Fri, 02 Feb 2024 06:31:57 GMT

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