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Supervising Pharmacist – Athlone

€80000 - €90000 Pharmacy Jobs Westmeath

Excel Recruitment are currently recruiting for an independent Irish pharmacy group around Athlone. As the group expands, their ethos continues; to provide great patient care.

Supervising Pharmacist

Location- Athlone

Shop hours- Mon-Fri ; 9:00-6:30, Sat 9:30-6:00. Closed Sundays & bank holidays.

Responsible for ensuring pharmacy is fully compliant with the PSI regulations.

Job role

  • Assist in the professional, clinical, ethical and financial running of the pharmacy in line with company and industry regulations.
  • Day to day management of the pharmacy and its team.
  • Set down monthly goals for the team members and incentives to motivate them
  • Create and organise health promo events and develop strategies to drive business.
  • Control the training and development of your staff, attracting, selecting and recruiting high calibre individuals.
  • Ensure merchandising standards and company policies are being met (floor, displays, stock control, uniform etc).
  • With the area manager review monthly KPI’S, take corrective action and approve agreed quarterly bonuses. Ensure store stay within budget (staff, stock, margin, overheads)
  • Optimizing and overseeing operations to ensure efficiencies of the store (paperwork, company returns, store rooms, staff area cleanliness etc)
  • Deal with problems by providing creative and practical solutions

About the store

  • Well established pharmacy, located adjacent to doctors surgery on the edge of town centre
  • Moderately busy dispensary, approx. 5,500 items per month
  • Flu vaccination service (training provided)
  • 2 experienced pharmacy techs & 2 OTC assistants
  • Approx. 15 Methadone patients, no needle exchange.
  • 90 nursing home beds.
  • Efficiently run dispensary using software to plan and disperse workload amongst the team.


  • 42.5 hour week (usually work 4/5 days alternate weeks)
  • Bonus scheme in place based on agreed KPI’s.
  • 5% escrow bonus paid out after 4 years or can be converted into a pension
  • 2 Saturdays per month. No late nights or Sundays
  • Free parking
  • Generous staff discount
  • Headoffice support for rota, policies, bulk orders etc.
  • 4 extra days with double pharmacist cover (to allow for paperwork catch up, CPD etc)
  • Budget for pharmacist training and travel expenses.
  • Budget for staff nights out and team building.

If you have the necessary skills and experience and are interested in this Supervising Pharmacist job, please apply below to Barbara Kelly in complete confidence or call 0877379636 for further information on the job.

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