Chemist Warehouse

Chemist Warehouse

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2 out of 52.0
2 months ago

Pharmacy Assistant

Nov 2021

Pharmacy Assistant

New South Wales, Australia
5 to 6 years in the role,

Very poor management with extreme short on staff. but its good for uni students as its very flexible.

The good things

It's very flexible for uni students.
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The challenges

Pushing sales to the budgets with limited staff
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2 out of 52.0
4 months ago

Pharmacist

Oct 2021

Pharmacist

Victoria, Australia
3 to 4 years in the role, current employee

Good Team, Good System but Low pay and High Workload

The good things

Colleagues are very supportive. Good training programs and good working procedures and systems (on paper). Good resources.
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The challenges

Customers are highly entitled. Some of the issues are ridiculous. Trying to exchange half used product after 2 months or getting refund after allowed time without proof of purchase. Not getting enough staff and high work load. HR not willing to listen.
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1 out of 51.0
5 months ago

Pharmacy assistant

Aug 2021

Pharmacy assistant

Victoria, Australia
Less than 1 year in the role,

No thank you.

The good things

Your colleagues become great friends!
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The challenges

Everything. Paid pennies and expected to bust yourself for the job. Customers are more difficult than any other industry I've worked in. Mass emails from head office about sales etc. that have aggressive undertones - very unprofessional and do not care for staff wellbeing.
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3 persons found this helpful
1 out of 51.0
5 months ago

Pharmacist

Aug 2021

Pharmacist

Queensland, Australia

Hard work accompanied by low wages

The good things

great systems in place
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The challenges

very very low pay, lack of work/life balance, ungrateful management, no career progression
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1 person found this helpful
1 out of 51.0
9 months ago

head office role

Apr 2021

head office role

Victoria, Australia

my time at CW made me hate customer service

The good things

some friendly and helpful staff
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The challenges

toxic environment, family business culture, pass the buck mentality, lack of support from management
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8 persons found this helpful
1 out of 51.0
9 months ago

Pharmacy Assistant

Apr 2021

Pharmacy Assistant

Victoria, Australia
3 to 4 years in the role, former employee

Hated every second of it.

The good things

Good place to work for a bit of cash
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The challenges

Absolutely everything. Nothing is ever good enough!
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4 persons found this helpful
1 out of 51.0
10 months ago

pharmacist

Mar 2021

pharmacist

Queensland, Australia
5 to 6 years in the role, former employee

Would not recommend for pharmacist wanting a fulfilling role in healthcare

The good things

fast pace work environment
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The challenges

understaffed, low wages, no work life balance
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3 persons found this helpful
1 out of 51.0
10 months ago

Pharmacy Assistant

Mar 2021

Pharmacy Assistant

Western Australia, Australia

A waste of time

The good things

Literally nothing is good
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The challenges

Everything known to man
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4 persons found this helpful
2 out of 52.0
last year

Retail Sales Assistant

Jan 2021

Retail Sales Assistant

Western Australia, Australia
5 to 6 years in the role, former employee

Great diversity but would rather work in an alternative place for what is expected and the amount of money given

The good things

Diversity in the workplace
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The challenges

Management can make ones experience challenging
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1 person found this helpful
2 out of 52.0
last year

Pharmacist in Charge

Jan 2021

Pharmacist in Charge

New South Wales, Australia
3 to 4 years in the role, current employee

I would not recommend working at this company

The good things

Management and franchise owner were professional
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The challenges

A very low staff to customer ratio makes it difficult for staff and customers. Pharmacists, interns, and pharmacy students are over-burdened with tasks, making actual customer/patient service challenging.
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6 persons found this helpful
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