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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 27/05/2022.

Pharmacy Assistant

Job Reference: J328-A-22-0248

York Medical Group
Pharmacy Team

Pharmacy Assistant

Hours: 37.5 hrs per week

Site Location: 32 Clifton

Hourly rate: starting at £9.50

York Medical Group are a large, inner city practice and their own Primary Care Network serving a population of 44,000 over 8 sites and consider themselves as a forward thinking, innovative and driven team of professionals meeting the demands of patient care. We have a diversified workforce made up of GPs, ANPs, UCPs, Paramedics, MSK, Pharmacists, Nurses, Assistant Practitioners, Health Care Assistants, Care Coordinators, Link Workers and Mental Health Workers.

Even though the Covid pandemic has turned our ‘normal practice’ upside down, we are continuing to plan for the future and are committed to providing a friendly, open and supportive environment where our staff feel valued, safe, appreciated and comfortable with sharing ideas which could improve and diversify our services further.

Working under the guidance and supervision of the Pharmacists on site, your main duties will include; supporting the safe, accurate and timely supply of prescribed medication to patients, providing technical and administrative support to the Clinical Pharmacist and Clinicians, supporting the reception teams with complex queries around medication and supporting the implementation of medication changes under the guidance of the Clinical Pharmacy. Completing audits around patient safety in the prescribing of medication and present the information for sharing with the clinical team.

The successful candidate will be expected to be flexible, have a positive outlook, be competent using computer systems including Excel, be approachable and friendly and have a good sense of humour. Experience of S1 would be an advantage but is not essential as full training will be given to the right candidate, as would further development and funding to become a Pharmacy Technician.

Please see corresponding Job Description and Person Specification.

We offer 6 weeks annual leave, automatic enrolment into the NHS Pension Scheme and encourage and support further personal development.

Please submit your application and covering letter no later than the closing date.

Please note, should we feel we have sufficient applications we may close the advert earlier than advertised, therefore please submit your application in a timely manner.


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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