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EPMA Rollout Support Officer - Fixed Term

Job Reference: 449-CP1019

Solent NHS Trust
Medicines Management
South Hampshire
£25,655 - £31,534 p.a pro rata

Make a difference with us

If you are looking for somewhere you can make a real difference and are passionate about keeping people safe, well and out of hospital, a career with us may be just what you’re looking for. At Solent NHS Trust, we strive to make a difference to the health and wellbeing of our communities.

We are proud to be an organisation which is focused on our people and we welcome people who share our values to come and work with us.

  • To deliver great care that is safe, simple and easy to access
  • To be a caring, flexible and supportive place to work
  • To deliver the best value for money

We are seeking an enthusiastic, dynamic and motivated individual to work within our Trust’s Electronic Prescribing and Medicines Administration System (ePMA) training team to help test and maintain the system and to provide user training via on line audio/visual tutorials and face to face floor walking. We would be particularly pleased to receive applications from individuals with either a nursing or pharmacy background.

You will be supported in this role by the ePMA Nurse Facilitator and System Lead Pharmacist, as well as other senior pharmacists and technicians in the Pharmacy department. You will be primarily responsible for system administration tasks, such as user creation and monitoring, data collection and assisting the team with evaluating system upgrades. You will be encouraged to take active direction in setting out ways of delivering effective training via on line training videos or face to face, available to a multitude of Trust staff.

You will work closely with the small team of hospital and community staff to administer the ePMA system throughout the Trust, ensuring all staff are trained in the use of the system prior to gaining access details. The post holder will be expected to spend the majority of their time in Trust sites across the South of Hampshire and there will be an expectation to travel to all sites as needed. Good communication skills and a patient nature is important. During upgrades to the system on wards, there will also be an expectation that the post holder will work flexible hours (early starts and late finishes) to support users.

If you feel you have the skills, enthusiasm and commitment to help us achieve our goals then please get in touch. For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Mark Roberts, EPMA Nurse Facilitator on


We will contact you via NHS Jobs if you are shortlisted for interview. Candidates selected for interview will be contacted before the given interview date; therefore you should check your emails regularly including junk mail folders.

Our shared values support the development of a strong working culture. They breathe life into our organisation – guiding and inspiring all of our actions and decisions. They enable us to be better at what we do and create a great place for our staff to work, whilst ensuring we provide the highest quality of care to our patients.

In creating our values, we spent time listening to our employees and members. Based on what people told us, we created our HEART values to reflect the deep belief that we are caring organisation at the centre of our community: Honesty, Everyone counts, Accountable, Respectful, Teamwork.

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