Dis-Chem: Dispensary Support Learnership 2024

Dis-Chem: Dispensary Support Learnership 2024

Dis-Chem Pharmacies offers the Dispensary Support Learnership Programme for 2024, aiming to provide aspiring pharmaceutical professionals with essential experience and education in a dynamic, supportive setting.

Key Responsibilities

Learners in the programme will undertake various critical responsibilities, including:

  • Sale of Schedule 1 Medicines: Managing the sale of Schedule 1 medicines, ensuring adherence to regulations.
  • Call Centre Assistance: Supporting call centre scripts and patient service calls.
  • Health Promotion: Providing information to promote health and wellness.
  • Scheme Authorization: Assisting with scheme authorization for chronic, HIV/AIDS, and oncology medication.
  • Stock Management: Reporting low stock levels and discrepancies, receiving stock as per company SOPs.
  • Merchandising and Cleaning: Unpacking, merchandising, and cleaning of dispensary and OTC shelves.
  • Medication Handling: Accurate picking, packing, labeling, and checking of medication, understanding dosages and interactions.
  • Pharmacist Support: Ensuring all medications are checked and signed off by a pharmacist.
  • Patient Follow-Up: Following up with patients regarding script tracking reports and appointments.


To be eligible, candidates must meet the following criteria:

  • Educational Qualifications: Grade 12 certificate with Mathematics (Higher Grade) and Physical Science or Life Science, with at least an average of 50%.
  • Language Proficiency: Proficiency in English and a second language.
  • Skills and Competencies:
    • Time management and ability to meet deadlines.
    • Capability to handle pressure and attention to detail.
    • Excellent communication and listening skills.
    • Strong customer service orientation.
    • Problem-solving abilities.
    • Teamwork and conflict management skills.
    • Leadership, accountability, professional conduct, trustworthiness, and honesty.
    • Computer and numerical skills.

Why Join the Dispensary Support Learnership Programme?

  1. Hands-On Experience: Work alongside experienced professionals, gaining practical insights crucial for a successful career in the pharmaceutical industry.
  2. Comprehensive Learning: Covers all essential aspects of pharmacy operations, including customer service, inventory management, and medication dispensing.
  3. Career Advancement: Provides a stepping stone to advanced roles, such as a qualified pharmacist assistant or pharmacist.
  4. Supportive Environment: Dis-Chem offers a nurturing environment with experienced staff and comprehensive training resources.
  5. Contribution to Healthcare: Make a meaningful contribution to the healthcare industry, directly impacting patient well-being and pharmacy operations.

How to Apply?

Interested candidates can apply for the Dispensary Support Learnership Programme by visiting the official Dis-Chem Pharmacies website or the Graduates24 portal. Applicants must submit their CVs and meet the specified eligibility criteria to be considered for the programme.

  • Closing Date: 31 July 2024
  • Location: Glen Acres – Kempton Park, Gauteng

Apply through the Dis-Chem application portal here.

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