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Job Reference: 182421BR

Rushden, Lakes Shopping Park

Permanent

Full-time

We have an exciting opportunity for a full-time Store Based Pharmacist to join our team at our Rushden Lakes store in Rushden (Northamptonshire), where you'll have the chance to make a real difference to our customers' and patients’ lives.

Located on the boundary off Rushden and off the A45 with links to the M1, Rushden Lakes retail park has become one of the busiest shopping parks in the UK. The retail park and the store is only 5 years old and there are plans for the centre to grow further by adding more Brands, Wellbeing and potentially living into the large free acres of land owned by the Crown Estate.
This is a modern and trendy retail park with designer outlets and a park that lives and works with Natural environment.
This Pharmacist position is in a great location for anyone within the M1, A45, A6 and A509 link roads around Northamptonshire. This is great for anyone wishing to commute from Leicester 45min away, Milton Keynes 40mins and Bedford 30mins away.
This opportunity is to work 40 hours per week alongside our amazing Healthcare team already in store. Our pharmacy is non-dispensing and driven by Private services. There is a huge demand for Private vaccinations such as Travel, Chicken Pox and HPV. Training is provided through our online learning and external centres. The store already has full calendar and there is demand for even more as such services are no always easily accessible. We also have a busy healthcare business and our healthcare assistants also provide fit to fly Lateral Flow Testing.

For more information on opportunities with Boots, please contact our Regional Recruiter Alex Newton on alex.newton1@boots.co.uk

Need to know

We have an exciting opportunity for a full-time Store Based Pharmacist to join our team at our Rushden Lakes store in Rushden (Northamptonshire), where you'll have the chance to make a real difference to our customers' and patients’ lives.

Located on the boundary off Rushden and off the A45 with links to the M1, Rushden Lakes retail park has become one of the busiest shopping parks in the UK. The retail park and the store is only 5 years old and there are plans for the centre to grow further by adding more Brands, Wellbeing and potentially living into the large free acres of land owned by the Crown Estate.
This is a modern and trendy retail park with designer outlets and a park that lives and works with Natural environment.
This Pharmacist position is in a great location for anyone within the M1, A45, A6 and A509 link roads around Northamptonshire. This is great for anyone wishing to commute from Leicester 45min away, Milton Keynes 40mins and Bedford 30mins away.
This opportunity is to work 40 hours per week alongside our amazing Healthcare team already in store. Our pharmacy is non-dispensing and driven by Private services. There is a huge demand for Private vaccinations such as Travel, Chicken Pox and HPV. Training is provided through our online learning and external centres. The store already has full calendar and there is demand for even more as such services are no always easily accessible. We also have a busy healthcare business and our healthcare assistants also provide fit to fly Lateral Flow Testing.

For more information on opportunities with Boots, please contact our Regional Recruiter Alex Newton on alex.newton1@boots.co.uk

About Boots

We are the UK’s leading pharmacy-led health and beauty retailer. With over 2500 stores in the UK, our purpose is to help our customers look and feel better than they thought possible. For almost 170 years, we have used our expertise to help improve the health and wellbeing of local communities. Boots UK is part of the Retail Pharmacy International Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance.

What you can expect:

As a Pharmacist with us, it goes without saying that you’ll be providing excellent customer and patient care it’s more than just dispensing medicine, it’s listening to and inspiring others whilst giving them your expert advice and reassurance.

  • Delivering the pharmacy strategy through providing expert care and advice
  • Accountable for legal and ethical decisions in the pharmacy
  • Building 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’s in it for you?

Pharmacists are at the heart of our business and have been since we opened our first pharmacy 170 years ago. We know how important it is to reward the great work they do. We have a great range of benefits that go beyond salary and offer flexibility to suit you
  • Competitive holiday allowance (with the option to buy more days)
  • Boots Retirement Savings Plan pension scheme
  • Discretionary annual bonus scheme
  • Enhanced Maternity / Paternity / Adoption leave pay
  • £100 gift card for colleagues expecting/adopting a baby
  • Flexible benefits scheme (via salary sacrifice) including financial wellbeing support, gym membership, holiday buying, dental cover, life assurance, restaurant discount cards, activity passes and much more (exclusions may apply, eligible roles only)
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme offering free, independent and confidential counselling and support, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Generous staff discount (with enhanced discounts for Boots brands, Boot Opticians and Boots Hearingcare)
  • Access to corporate third-party discounts, including retail, cinema, holidays and more (UK only)
  • Access to the Boots Benevolent Fund, a registered charity that offers support to eligible current and former colleagues in the UK, as well as their immediate relatives, at times of financial hardship.
  • 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).
  • Bespoke location benefits (dependant on location)
*All rewards and benefits are subject to change and eligibility.

What’s next for you?

Click here to explore how your Pharmacy career can progress with us…

Career Progression:You will be able to develop your career with a wide variety of opportunities. From continuing your professional development in clinical services, to becoming one of over 2,200 Macmillan Information Pharmacists, or progressing into store management, we’ll give you all the training and support you need from our award winning L&D team.

Variety: With the opportunity to work in the community, in local health centres, care services and hospitals, to busy retail stores and airports, you will be able to do what you love, in a store that you love. You’ll be working in a fast paced, inspiring environment that allows you to deliver genuine care and build great relationships with your patients, customers, and your team.

What you need: To be successful in this role you will have a professional, caring character and a true desire to help others feel good. 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.
  • Have a love of working collaboratively with a team-centred approach
  • Have excellent knowledge of pharmacy operations and provisions of national and local services
  • Role model communication skills; you will hold excellent face to face interactions to effectively meet the varied needs of customers and patients in pharmacy
We offer a number of flexible working options to suit our colleagues needs including job share and part time working. Our website shows examples of colleagues enjoying different working patterns. If this interests you, please talk to us about it.

This role is subject to a DBS/PVG check, Boots is a Ban the Box employer and will consider the suitability of applicants with criminal convictions on a case-by-case basis. You will have the opportunity to discuss the matter with us before we make a decision.

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