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Pharmacy Assistant-Aseptic Services

Job Reference: 358-3329138-CSI-A

University Hospitals of Leicester
Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester
£19,737 - £21,142 per annum

We are actively promoting flexible working options, helping you to manage a work / life balance”.

The aseptic service is a growing and progressive team that makes personalised medicines in specialised clean room environments. We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated person with good interpersonal skills to work in our busy aseptic unit within the pharmacy department at the Leicester Royal Infirmary.

The main duties will involve undertaking general aseptic service duties that include preparation of medicines, assembling and transferring drugs and consumables into the aseptic service clean rooms following standard operating procedures. Participating in documentation creation on software systems, conducting cleaning of aseptic rooms and associated equipment. Supporting the stock maintenance service, ensuring that sufficient quantities of drugs and consumables are ordered. You will be part of the team ensuring that all work is completed in the deadlines assigned.

You must possess excellent communication and organisational skills in order to provide an efficient and safe pharmacy service for patients and the running of the service in a busy environment. Applicants must hold the QCF/ NVQ level 2 pharmacy services qualification or equivalent.

Please note: Previous applicants need not apply

We are committed to the development of our staff and can offer excellent in house training, where you will be supported and encouraged to further develop your skills.

We encourage interested candidates to arrange a visit to the aseptic unit prior to interview to meet the team and familiarise themselves with the working environment.


Previous Applicants need not apply

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name:Michelle Armstrong

Job title:Principal Technician Aseptic Services

Email address:

Telephone number:01162586405

Vacancies will close early if a sufficient number of applications are received.

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UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria will be interviewed if indicated you wish to be considered under the Disability Confident Scheme. If you require any reasonable adjustments please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible. Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check (DBS)

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order)1975 a submission for Disclosure to be made to the DBS

COVID 19 Risk Assessment

Due to Covid 19 we have introduced a staff risk assessment into our pre-employment process.

This is intended to ensure you are able to safely perform your duties in any of our work areas, and if you have been identified as being vulnerable to coronavirus. Our main aim is to reduce risk and to ensure the safety of all new starters as well as current staff, patients and visitors.

If it is identified that you are within a vulnerable category, we will endeavour to make reasonable adjustments to accommodate this.

Tier 2 Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-UK candidates may not be appointed if the Trust is unable to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements or there is a appointable applicant who already holds the right to work in the UK.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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