Over the Counter Assistant

McGreals Group

Over the Counter Assistant

Due to expansion, McGreals Group are currently recruiting an Over the Counter Assistant.  We are a community-based pharmacy and patient care is our top priority.

Why work for McGreals? Not only is it a great place to work, but you will be joining an experienced team of Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians, Over the Counter Assistants and many other Health Care Professionals.  Along with an excellent work culture we also offer additional benefits, competitive salary, learning opportunities & career progression.

The role:

  • First point of contact for patients when they enter the pharmacy.
  • Work with the pharmacy team to provide excellent care to our patients.
  • To deal with patients queries both over the counter and by telephone.
  • Assist with over-the-counter sales.
  • Check orders when they arrive and put away in the appropriate area.
  • Ensure shelves are filled with the correct amount of stock.
  • Reorder stock as required.
  • Ensure work areas are clean & tidy at all times.


The ideal candidate:

  • Positive attitude, excellent customer service skills, very well presented.
  • Professional manner and treat all patients with care, empathy and respect.
  • Flexibility.
  • Able to work as part of a team while also able to work on your own initiative.
  • Experience of working within a pharmacy is not essential but is an advantage. Experience of working within retail / hospitality is required.

Location: McGreals Pharmacy, Curragh Grange, Newbridge, Co Kildare

Days per week: 4 days – Monday, Tuesday, Friday & Saturday (this may change and flexibility is required)


  • Full training will be provided.
  • Starting Hourly Rate: €12.
  • Free on-Site Parking.
  • Employee Assistance Program.
  • Company Contribution Pension & Life Assurance.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme.
  • Sick Pay.
  • Team Building Days.
  • Discounts across all of McGreals services (Pharmacy, Optical, Audiology, Beautician & Nutrition)


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