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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 31/03/2020.

Pharmacy Support Worker - Technical Services

Job Reference: 208-447342-20-1

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust
£17,652 to £19,020 per annum

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust has a strong focus on delivering quality care to our population of around 440,000 people. We provide a comprehensive range of secondary care services from 3 main centres, Grimsby, Goole and Scunthorpe as well as community services in North Lincolnshire.

We aim to combine our patient first approach with innovation and creativity against a backdrop of holistic team working, as encapsulated in our vision and values – Respect, Kindness & Courage

The Pharmacy Department are continually moving our services forward. We are actively using skill mix and role development to enhance job content and quality at all levels of the department.

We are looking to recruit a Pharmacy Support Worker to join our team that prepares IV chemotherapy and other products in our Aseptic Preparation Suite. The candidate should be experienced in dispensing and MUST hold an NVQ2 Certificate in Pharmacy Services. Experience in aseptic preparation would be an advantage but is not essential as full training will be given.

The duties will involve all aspects of working within the aseptic unit including the dispensing and/or preparation of TPN (Total Parental Nutrition) and Chemotherapy treatments.

The Trust opened a new high specification Aseptic Preparation Suite at Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital, Grimsby in April 2017 which provides treatments for patients to both Scunthorpe and Grimsby sites.

The successful candidate will need to be flexible and have the ability to work in a busy and demanding working environment. The person will need to be enthusiastic with good communication skills.

The successful candidate may be required to work flexibly in supporting the Trust’s directive of 7 day working, participating in rotas and / or shift working as necessary including weekend and bank holiday working.

For further details / informal visits contact:

James Hargraves, Assistant Chief Pharmacist on 03033 303960 for an informal discussion or to arrange a visit to the facility.

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Should we receive a high volume of applications for this vacancy, the advert may be closed earlier than stated.

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