Ayton & Snainton Medical Practice

The closing date is 30 September 2021

Job summary

We are seeking an experienced Dispenser who is qualified to level 2 NVQ to join our friendly and supportive dispensary team. The post is for 24 hours per week on a fixed rota basis. You must be flexible to provide cover for holiday and sickness for your colleagues. You must be able to demonstrate excellent organisational and comunication skills and be able to prioritise your workload. A flexible, professional and enthusiastic approach is essential along with a desire to deliver an excellent service to our patients.

Main duties of the job

Working alongside other trained Dispensers, clinical and administration staff you will be responsible for providing an excellent service by dispensing prescribed medication to our patients. Applicants must be able to process and provide quick, efficient and accurate dispensing of medication to the patients, as authorised by the GP's in accordance with the principles of good practice.

About us

We are a 5 partner GMS dispensing practice serving a largely rural community just outside Scarborough and situated on the edge of the beautiful North Yorkshire Moors but only minutes drive from the coast. We have a strong patient centred ethic and require an enthusiastic Dispenser to join our friendly team. We are a training practice and have four surgery sites and currently serve almost 9000 registered patients. There is a strong sense of community and support within our practice teams and a happy working environment. Previous applicants will be considered and need not apply. Applications by CV only please - can be sent to Pam Saltmer, Practice Manager at Ayton & Snainton Medical Practice. West Ayton Surgery, Pickering Road, West Ayton YO13 9JF.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The role of Dispenser is to provide a quick, accurate and efficient service to our patients. A full and comprehensive job description is attached.

Person Specification



  • A good standard edication is essential.
  • Must be qualified to at least NVQ 2 in Dispensing.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
  • Good IT Skills
  • Clear and Polite telephone manner
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work as a team member


  • Qualified to NVQ level 3 in Dispensing.
  • Experience of working in a GP Practice Dispensary
  • Experience of working with the general public/patients

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Employer details

Employer name

Ayton & Snainton Medical Practice


53 Pickering Road

West Ayton


North Yorkshire

YO13 9JF

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For help with your application, contact:

Lauren Walker



Date posted

08 September 2021

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Job locations

53 Pickering Road

West Ayton


North Yorkshire

YO13 9JF

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