Pharmacist | Responsible Pharmacist | Junior Pharmacist | Interns - Various locations Cape Town and Surrounds APPLY NOW

Western Cape
30 Jun 2024
Full time

Essential Health Pharmacy Group is recruiting for Responsible Pharmacists, Junior pharmacists, and interns. Due to ongoing expansion and growing of the business we are always seeking for new talent to join our exciting team.

You will be responsible for providing high standards of pharmaceutical care and dispensary services in accordance with Good Pharmacy Practice, in a retail environment. 

Minimum Requirements:


  • BPharm or equivalent qualification
  • Registered with the South African Pharmacy Council (SAPC)
  • Experience in supervising staff
  • Computer literate – MS Office
  • Billingual

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provision of pharmaceutical care by taking responsibility for all patients / customers medicine-related needs, and being accountable for meeting those needs, which shall include, but not be limited to the following functions:
  • Evaluation of a patient’s medicine-related needs by determining the indication, safety, and effectiveness of the therapy
  • Accurately interpret scripts and act in a professional and responsible manner, and within the legal requirements in accordance with the SAPC
  • Correct errors on scripts rejected by medical aid
  • Dispensing of any medicine or scheduled substance on the prescription of a person authorised to prescribe medicine
  • Determining patient compliance with the therapy, and follow-up to ensure that the patient’s medicine-related needs are being met
  • The provision of pharmacist-initiated therapy
  • The manufacturing of any medicine or scheduled substance, or supervision thereof
  • Keep abreast of changes in medical aid procedures and requirements for claims and dispensing



  • Good communication skills, listening
  • Basic dosing and important drug interaction
  • Customer service/focus
  • Supervisor experience, and able to lead by example
  • Ability to train other staff members
  • Conflict management
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Problem-solving
  • Team player
  • Trustworthy and honest
  • Time management
  • Able to deal with pressure

Special conditions of employment:

  • Registered with the South African Pharmacy Council
  • Willing and able to work retail hours
  • Physically fit and able to stand for long periods
  • Unisolv experience would be to your advantage but will not disqualify you.

Kindly note only applicants who meet the minimum requirements and that are short-listed will be contacted. ​We are committed to the principles of Employment Equity.

Please apply below, alternatively you can forward your CV to for Lizelle Van Wyk's attention.


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