Pharmacy Stores Assistant

Pharmacy Stores Assistant

Function Pharmacy

Facility Life Fourways Hospital

Position Pharmacy Stores Assistant


A vacancy exists for a Stores Assistant in the Pharmacy at Life Fourways Hospital reporting to the Pharmacy Manager, Chido Chauke. The successful candidate will contribute to the highly effective functioning and co-ordination of the Pharmacy ensuring quality customer care.Critical Outputs

  • Managing the procurement, control and distribution of surgical stock
  • Assist the pharmacist in the management of all surgical stock in the pharmacy
  • Ordering, unpacking and checking of stock received
  • Querying and liaising with suppliers on incorrect and incomplete deliveries and arranging for credits when required
  • Checking of expiry dates and maintaining short dated stock list
  • Managing of dead stock
  • Cycle counts and variance investigations
  • Implementing and maintaining the LHC formulary
  • Reporting of out of stock items to procurement division and outsourcing alternative products when required
  • Maintaining stock levels and keeping shelves clean and tidy
  • Serving customers in the retail section and receiving of payments


  • Grade 12
  • Computer literacy is essential.
  • Pharmacy Stock Control Experience
  • A working knowledge of I-Meds stock control will be an advantage.
  • Good organizational skills are essential as well as attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Customer excellence
  • Able to work under pressure as well as being able to work as part of a team
  • Good time management skills
  • Being a team leader


  • Resilience
  • Engaging diversity
  • Verbal & written communication
  • Drive and energy
  • Excellence orientation
  • Building relationships
  • Organisational awareness
  • Leading by example
  • Motivating and developing people
  • Ethical behaviour

Email: [email protected]

Closing date Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Internal applicants – Before making an application, you are requested to discuss your application with your line manager. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Should you not receive any communication after 2 weeks of closing date, kindly consider your application as unsuccessful.

External candidates will also be considered.

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