Job: Pharmacy Assistant

Reports to: Lead Clinician, Kasese Health Centre



  • Checking drug stocks and making orders from the main drug storage 
  • Prepacking drugs ready for dispensing
  • Receiving prescriptions for dispensation and checking dosages 
  • Issuing required medicines to patients and giving instructions on how to use and store them
  • Record data in relevant registers
  • Use of Electronic Health Records (EHR) in conducting various processes such as requisition, dispensing and inventory
  • Compile and submit reports to the supervisor on monthly basis 
  • Assist in providing pharmaceutical care
  • To be a custodian of the medicines and medical supplies in the pharmacy
  • Monitor drugs using HIMS tools and guidelines and report to the supervisor
  • Conduct proper handovers with necessary personnel
  • Ensure inventory is conducted timely and always up to date 
  • Ensure the pharmacy is clean and drugs are packed properly on shelves
  • Work as part of the team to provide support to other members of the health care team 
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor


  • Certificate in Pharmacy obtained from the recognized institution 
  • At least 1 year of work experience with a clean track record
  • Registered with the Pharmacy and Medicines Regulatory Authority
  • Practical knowledge in use of computer packages such as Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel
  • Knowledge in use of Electronic Health Records (EHR) will be an added advantage
  • Self-starter and able to work under minimum supervision
  • Willing to work in the remotest settings and of good understanding of health issues affecting rural communities in Malawi
  • Team player and of good interpersonal communication skills

    Written applications which includes Curriculum Vitae (with 3 traceable referees) should be sent to following address; The Country Director, Orant Charities Africa, P/bag 365, Lilongwe. Or apply by sending an email to: [email protected] by 5pm on Tuesday, February 15th, 2022. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.