Senior Pharmacy Dispensary Assistant
Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust
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An exciting opportunity has arisen in our friendly department for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to work as Trainee Senior Pharmacy Dispensary Assistant. This is a permanent full time position at 37.5hours per week.
The post will be awarded a Band 3 Annex 21 salary for the duration of the apprenticeship. On successful completion this post will progress to entry level Band 3
To apply for this position you must:
- Be educated in GCSE Mathematics and English at grade 4 or above, or the equivalent qualifications.
- You may already hold or be prepared to undertake the Pharmacy Services Assistant Level 2 apprenticeship.
- Be able to maintain dispensary competence.
- Be prepared to deal with queries both face to face and over the phone
- Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, be organised and have a keen attention to detail
- You must also have the ability to work both independently and as part of a team and be able to adapt to changing demands in order to be committed to providing a high quality service.
- Previous pharmacy experience would be preferred but is not essential as full training will be provided.
Main duties of the job
As a Trainee Senior Pharmacy Dispensary Assistant, you will work within the Dispensary gaining valuable experience and expanding your pharmaceutical knowledge.
We will support you in qualifying for your Pharmacy Services Assistant Level 2 apprenticeship, providing you with the necessary training and development opportunities and giving you an extra qualification!
The variety and diversity of working in the Dispensary and providing cover for the Stores & Distribution team will allow you to gain a well-rounded understanding of the pharmacy workflow. You will also get to expand your expertise in Controlled Drugs and Clinical Trial dispensing.
Participation in the weekend and bank holiday rota is essential
Sheffield Children's is one of three independent, specialist paediatric hospitals in the country, providing dedicated healthcare for children and young people across community, mental health and acute specialist settings.
We have three overarching aims that set the direction for the Trust in our vision "to create a healthier future for children and young people."
- Outstanding patient care
- Brilliant place to work
- Leader in children's health
Our commitment to rewarding colleagues is demonstrated through our brilliant reward and benefits offer including; generous annual leave entitlement and pension scheme and access to salary sacrifice schemes such as cycle to work and lease cars.
We are committed to supporting colleagues from different heritages and lifestyles while at work. This is supported through the offer we have in place for flexible working and the three equality network groups we have in place. Colleagues are encouraged to join these groups and request flexible working.
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Inclusive Recruitment & Selection
We are committed to being an inclusive employer and accurate data capture is an important part of that to ensure we are supportive and representative. Our aim is to ensure that all applicants can see themselves in the available categories on our application form, but we recognise that some of our data capture fields are not inclusive. We have flagged this with our system provider to ask for change.
We offer encouragement and active support to applicants with additional needs, including those from ethnic minorities, with disabilities and members of the LGBTQ+ community. If you wish to adjust any aspect of the recruitment process or wish to find out more about our recruitment & selection processes, please get in touch with our Recruitment Manager: Catherine.Gilbert7@nhs.net
We are continually reviewing our recruitment & selection process to support the long-term aim of Sheffield Childrens being a champion of Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion. If you have any ideas for improvement, please get in touch with Catherine Gilbert at Catherine.Gilbert7@nhs.net
The Trust is committed to providing great quality patient care and keep children, young people and families at the heart of what we do by following our CARE values:
- Compassion leading by kindness and showing empathy, understanding and respect
- Accountability striving to do the right thing and owning responsibility
- Respect value differences, tackling inequality and fostering a culture of inclusion
- Excellence delivering a high-quality standard of care
Certificate of Sponsorship
Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).
From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).