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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 28/09/2020.

Pharmacy Business Manager - Band 7

Job Reference: 323-KPF217

Employer:
Ashford and St. Peter's Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Pharmacy
Location:
Chertsey, Surrey
Salary:
£40,681 to £46,294 pa inc HCAS

OUR VALUES:

PATIENTS FIRST. PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY. PASSION FOR EXCELLENCE. PRIDE IN OUR TEAM.


Pharmacy Business Manager - Band 7

We are the largest provider of acute hospital services in Surrey, serving a population of more than 410,000 people in the boroughs of Runnymede, Spelthorne, Woking and parts of Elmbridge, Hounslow, Surrey Heath and beyond.

The Trust provides a whole range of services across its two main hospital sites in Surrey - Ashford Hospital, and St Peter’s Hospital in Chertsey and supported by specialist clinics in the community. 


An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced, enthusiastic pharmacy technician or senior business lead interested in developing their career as Pharmacy Business Manager within our friendly department at Ashford & St Peters NHS Foundation Trust.  

We are seeking an exceptional individual to fulfill this key leadership role within the pharmacy team. We are forward thinking department within a learning organisation, leading the way in transformational workforce whereby we have trained, recruited and successfully embedded technical management roles in all areas of pharmacy and the wider trust. We welcome you at this key time having recently replaced our automated robot system, embedded eMM on to all of our wards and embark on the exciting challenge of implementing electronic prescribing across the trust.

If you have the ability to work using your own initiative at a senior level, have excellent communication skills and can provide a high quality service to our stakeholders this is the job for you!

You will require great communication & interpersonal skills, as you will be working within a multi-professional environment across the Trust. You will form part of the senior team overseeing the development and succession planning of existing staff and since our department is committed to Education and Training and you will be encouraged to develop your skills in all aspects of hospital pharmacy and management practice in our busy department and provide support to others in training.

We are looking for an individual with a passion for customer service and team work that is able to work under pressure whilst ensuring a high level of accuracy.

The successful candidate will be a key leader within the team and work closely with clinicians, contracts team, commissioning and CCG teams to ensure that good quality, value for money medication is available and funded appropriately.  You will have proven significant experience in team management, procurement, homecare, IT, stock control, financial and statistical information, wholesale dealer legislation and knowledge of the impact of falsified medication directive on pharmacy.

Applicants will hold either a valid BTEC/NVQ Level 3 in Pharmaceutical Sciences or a suitable equivalent and we would also expect the successful applicant to hold a relevant post grad level management qualification or working towards one.
For further details / informal visits contact: 

Shirley Clifton, Pharmacy Operations Manager Shirley.clifton@nhs.net  tel: 01932 723200




Coronavirus update

Due to the changing environment that the pandemic has brought upon us, we are continually reviewing our recruitment process on a regular basis to ensure we are following the guidelines from Public Health England (PHE).

It's essential that we continue recruiting safely. Therefore, interviews and communication will be virtual wherever possible and this will be communicated to you directly by the recruitment team.

Please also expect that advert closing dates and interview dates may change as required. We still continue to welcome applications for our current roles and wish you the best of luck with your application.

PLEASE READ THE ‘IMPORTANT GUIDANCE FOR APPLICANTS’ DOCUMENT BEFORE COMPLETING YOUR APPLICATION

PERSON SPECIFICATION
Please check that you have the qualifications and experience required for this job. If you do not show how you match the person specification you will not be short listed.

REFERENCE SECTION OF APPLICATION FORM
To employ you we must have references from current and previous employers covering at least the last 3 years of your employment. When completing the reference section of your application form, please give the business address, telephone number and work email address (not a home or private email) of each of your current/previous line managers (NOT a colleague or friend).
FAILURE TO COMPLETE THIS SECTION APPROPRIATELY MAY RESULT IN YOUR APPLICATION NOT BEING PROCESSED.

EQUALITY & DIVERSITY
This Trust promotes equality and diversity. Please see our Single Equality Scheme and Criminal Record Bureau Policy (links below). We welcome applications from people with a disability and we operate the Guaranteed Interview Scheme where you meet the essential criteria listed in the person specification. If you are short listed for interview we will make reasonable adjustments to facilitate your application including providing signers for deaf applicants in accordance with RNID guidelines.





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