Dis-Chem Pharmacies is currently seeking talented individuals for the Dis-Chem Dispensary Learnership program. This opportunity is ideal for candidates passionate about the pharmaceutical environment, who thrive in collaborative settings, and are eager to make a significant impact in their careers.

    Dis-Chem Dispensary Learnership Overview

    • Position: Dis-Chem Dispensary Learnership
    • Location: Various locations across South Africa

    About the Company:

    Dis-Chem Pharmacies stands out as a leading pharmacy chain in South Africa, offering a broad range of products and comprehensive healthcare services. The company is on a mission to make healthcare affordable for everyone, priding itself on values such as customer service, integrity, and innovation. Dis-Chem sets itself apart through its commitment to professional development, community service, and health awareness promotion across the nation.

    Responsibilities in the Dis-Chem Dispensary Learnership:

    • Selling Schedule 1 medicines or scheduled substances.
    • Assisting with call center scripts and patient service telephone calls.
    • Providing health information to individuals.
    • Assisting with the authorization of chronic, HIV/AIDS, and oncology medication.
    • Reporting on low/out of stock levels and stock errors to the dispensary manager.
    • Receiving dispensary stock in accordance with company SOPs.
    • Assisting with unpacking, merchandising of stock, and cleaning of dispensary and OTC shelves.
    • Ensuring accurate picking/packing/labelling and checking of medication under pharmacist supervision.
    • Following up with patients regarding script tracking and appointments as requested.

    Requirements for the Dis-Chem Dispensary Learnership:

    • Grade 12 with Mathematics (Higher Grade) and Life Science/Physical Science.
    • Must have obtained at least an average of 50%.

    Skills and Competencies:

    • Proficiency in English and a second language, ensuring effective communication with a diverse customer base.
    • Exceptional time management skills, enabling efficient handling of multiple tasks and meeting tight deadlines.
    • Keen attention to detail, crucial for the accurate dispensing and handling of medication.
    • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment, maintaining composure and delivering quality service.
    • Strong communication skills, fostering clear and effective interactions with both customers and team members.
    • Customer service orientation, with a focus on providing exceptional care and support to patients.
    • Problem-solving ability, essential for addressing customer inquiries and resolving issues promptly.
    • Team player attitude, contributing to a collaborative work environment and supporting colleagues.
    • Conflict management skills, enabling the resolution of disputes in a constructive manner.
    • Proficiency in computer use, including pharmacy management software, to efficiently process prescriptions and manage inventory.
    • Numerical skills, necessary for the accurate handling of prescriptions and financial transactions.

    Benefits of the Dis-Chem Dispensary Learnership:

    • Participation in a comprehensive learnership program.
    • Exposure to various aspects of the pharmaceutical industry.
    • Professional development opportunities.

    How to Apply for the Dis-Chem Dispensary Learnership:

    Candidates interested in joining Dis-Chem and contributing to its dynamic team are invited to apply for the various location:

    1. Athol Oaklands – Johannesburg, Gauteng
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    2. Gandhi Square – Johannesburg, Gauteng
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    3. Potchefstoom
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    4. Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape
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    Deadline for Applications: 19 March 2024

    The Dis-Chem Dispensary Learnership offers a unique opportunity for individuals looking to start or advance their career in the pharmaceutical sector. Through this program, learners will gain invaluable experience, knowledge, and skills in a supportive and dynamic environment. Dis-Chem’s commitment to professional development and community service makes it an ideal place to grow both personally and professionally. If you are passionate about healthcare and eager to make a difference, the Dis-Chem Dispensary Learnership could be the perfect step forward in your career. Do not miss this chance to join a team that values innovation, integrity, and customer service.

    Apply today and take the first step towards a rewarding career in pharmacy support.