Dispensary Assistant

£17,972.40 - £20,334.72 per year Pro Rata
07 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Actual Salary: £14,326.57 - £16,209.68 PER ANNUM

A vacancy for a Dispensary Assistant has become available at the Aberdeen City Campus. Reporting to the Curriculum and Quality Manager you will be required to provide support and assistance to College Staff, Students and external clients in the Hair & Beauty section.

You will be required to issue and return materials and equipment from stock for use by lecturers and students day to day. Receiving and inspecting incoming supplies. Ensuring they are stored safely, reporting any discrepancies, maintaining correct stock levels, packing and despatching any goods for return and/or repair. You will maintain equipment ensuring the hair and beauty areas are in a tidy and safe condition. You will also be required to prepare materials for practical demonstrations and assist reception duties when necessary.

You should be educated to standard grade level or equivalent with a willingness to undertake training in safe working practices and you should have evidence of Continuous Professional Development. The successful candidate will have a basic knowledge of hair and beauty tasks, equipment and material along with safe working arrangements. Basic storekeeping and book keeping skills are also a requirement. You will have excellent oral and written communication, numeracy and team-working skills. You will require the ability to develop positive working relationships and be able to work on your own initiative and without supervision.

Person Specification

(all criteria are essential)


1. Standard grades or equivalent
2. Willingness to undertake training in safe working practices
3. Evidence of continuous professional development


1. Basic knowledge of hair and beauty tasks and safe working arrangements
2. Basic storekeeping skills.
3. Basic book keeping skills, ie keeping records of income and expenditure


1. Experience of hair and beauty practices.
2. Experience of basic hair and beauty equipment and material


1. Oral and written communication skills
2. Numeracy skills
3. Team working skills


1. Able to work on own initiative and without supervision
2. Able to develop positive working relationships
3. Committed to providing a quality service


1. Commitment to College values and equal opportunities
2. Able to work flexibly to meet the demands of the post

See also: Dispensary Assistant (Hair and Beauty) - JD.pdf
Terms Conditions - Dispensary Assistant.pdf

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