Pharmacist Assistant (Learner Basic)


Pharmacist Assistant (Learner Basic) (SHO240410-1) – MediRite
Job Details
Reference Number SHO240410-1
Job Title Pharmacist Assistant (Learner Basic)
Job Type Contract/Fixed Term

Purpose of the Job

To provide an individual the opportunity to learn, study, and complete their Pharmacist Assistant course. The individual will work under the supervision of the pharmacist and will assist with pharmacy-related administrative duties.




  • The Shoprite Group was named Company of the Year at the News24 Business Awards in Cape Town on 14 March 2024. The award acknowledges the company’s exceptional business growth, communication, transparency, and overall contribution to South Africa. CEO, Pieter Engelbrecht, said the award was a symbol of “ordinary people doing the extraordinary”.
  • The Group reports double-digit growth with half year sales reaching R121.1 billion (increased by 13.9%) for the 26 weeks ended 31 December 2023, with diluted headline earnings per share (DHEPS) increasing by 7.6% to 621.4 cents.




  • The Group opens its first clothing store in March at Canal Walk shopping centre in Cape Town. UNIQ clothing by Checkers is a standalone brand providing quality wardrobe basics.
  • Shoprite becomes the first retailer in South Africa to introduce an exclusive private label product range (calledHomegrown) which is locally sourced from primarily small, medium and micro enterprises.
  • Shoprite Holdings launches a secondary listing on the A2X, while the Group’s main listing remains on the JSE Limited.
  • Red Star Wholesale and Catering Services (formerly known as Checkers Food Services) expands their offering to KwaZulu-Natal in March 2023, adding to their existing footprint in Gauteng and the Western Cape.
  • The Shoprite Foundation (the Group’s non-profit organisation) is established to empower communities through education and skills development, employees through the Shoprite Employee Trust, and develop SMMEs through ESD initiatives.




  • The Shoprite Group has made anotherminority investment in a South African tech start-up, Omnisient, Africa’s first privacy-preserving data collaboration platform provider. 
  • To further assist suppliers with access to funding at affordable rates, the Group launches its new supply chain finance product, CredX in September 2022. 
  • The Shoprite Group reports sales increasing by 9.6% to (R184.1 billion) for the 52 weeks to 3 July 2022, with diluted headline earnings per share (DHEPS) increasing by 10.0%.
  • The Group’s joint venture agreement with RTT On Demand was finalised and Pingo Delivery (Pty) Ltd established.Pingo, the new on-demand delivery platform business, will provide a platform for last-mile logistics.  
  • In June 2022, the Group launched Shoprite Next Capital, a business division dedicated to the growth of small medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs).
  • The Shoprite Group ranked first in the retail sector for data transparency in Environmental Social and Governance/Sustainability in the 2022 IRAS Sustainability Data Transparency Index (SDTI).


Key Performance Areas include:

Stock control

Job Advert Details
Job Category Retail


Job Objectives

Ensure proper storage of stock and maintain stock rotation
Related administrative tasks pertaining to document flow and housekeeping tasks





Grade 12 qualification – Preferably Science and Mathematics as subjects.



Experience working in a pharmacy.


Knowledge and Skills

Computer literacy – MS Office skills
Good language skills – fluent in English and at least one other official language would be advantageous
Ability to cope under pressure
Very good interpersonal and customer skills
High level of attention to detail
Sound numerical skills





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