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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 17/01/2021.

Pharmacy Assistant - Medicines Management

Job Reference: 329-COR590

North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Medicines Management
Trust Wide, Warrington
£18,005 - £19,337 per annum

Pharmacy Assistant Medicines Management


No dispensary working, No Weekends, No Bank Holidays

Looking for a new challenge and opportunity to contribute to the development of services?

The Medicines Management team contributes to the Trust’s approach to facilitate the delivery of high quality, age appropriate, person and family centred services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week within the community and in-patient settings.

An opportunity has arisen to join this committed and friendly pharmacy team. The post is a new development to deliver a comprehensive medicines management service across the Trust.

This is an exciting opportunity for a dedicated individual to work in a supportive and dynamic environment. You should be able to work independently as well as integrate within a team.

The successful applicant will have a passion for delivering an outstanding service that brings the 6 Cs (care, compassion, commitment, courage, communication and competence) to life.

The post holder will contribute to the Medicines Management service within the Trust, including:-

  • The delivery of medicines management services in the organisation.
  • Undertake relevant training to maintain competencies and further develop knowledge to meet the needs of this post.
  • To assist in the provision of a high quality pharmacy service to patients of the Trust.
  • Assist with the receipt and storage of goods on the wards and departments across the Trust
  • To assist the technical and professional staff in the day-to-day running of the team
  • The post holder will be required to undertake duties at any location within the Trust in order to meet the service needs.
  • NHS experience is desirable but not essential as full training will be given

IMPORTANT: The role will involve regular travel across multiple sites in the North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust catchment area. Therefore, the post holder must be able to meet the travel requirements of this post. Please indicate on your application how you meet this requirement.

This post is subject to an enhanced check with adults barred list Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check. Successful candidates will either have a valid DBS check with the Trust or will be required to pay for the cost of the DBS Disclosure which is £47.50, the cost of which will be deducted from first salary.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Michelle Hodgkinson - Senior Pharmacy Technician / 0151 244 4529

North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is looking for skilled people to help us deliver a range of community-based physical health services, mental health and learning disability services to support our communities in Bolton, Halton, Knowsley, St Helens, Sefton, Warrington and Wigan to live life well.

Rated as ‘Good’ by the Care Quality Commission, we focus on joining up mental health and physical health services to deliver whole person care which supports people with all aspects of their health and wellbeing.

We employ 4,000 staff across a range of professions and are committed to providing high-quality, safe and efficient patient care.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third-party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from By applying for this post you are agreeing to North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If appointed information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

There may be some occasions where we have to close a vacancy early once sufficient applications have been received.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the United Kingdom (UK) are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. Please note that from January 2021, to work in the UK all candidates who are not UK or Republic of Ireland (RoI) nationals require sponsorship unless you have permission to work via another route. Overseas applicants applying for entry clearance into the UK must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided in continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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