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Pharmacy Assistant

Job Reference: 388-A7253-ROSE

Employer:
Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Pharmacy 19600
Location:
TORQUAY
Salary:
£17,787 to £20,448 per annum pro rata

Here at Torbay and South Devon we value our staff and the diverse experiences and contributions they bring. We pride ourselves on being an inclusive organisation where every individual has the opportunity to make a real difference. So, why join Torbay and South Devon?

  • Our organisation is one of the first of its kind with integrated health and social care
  • We have brand new state-of-the-art facilities with the latest technology
  • Our hospitals are in great locations
  • We have a wide range of career opportunities

You will be joining the organisation at an exciting time. As the first fully integrated care organisation in England, we are working to improve the way we deliver safe, high-quality health and social care. We have a positive and vibrant working atmosphere, with good transport links to all our sites. We offer a range of benefits including education and development opportunities for staff at all levels. We are proud of our investment in our staff both in terms of developing potential career skills and valuing people. Our commitment to staff health and wellbeing looks at supporting our staff as ‘whole’ individuals, recognising their own unique set of strengths and skills. We create the right environment to enable all people to take care of themselves and provide the best care possible to our patients and citizens.

For more information on why to work with us, please see our Welcome films in the Further Links sections to the right of this page. #seeyouinsouthdevon


 

Pharmacy Assistant

 

Part-time (18.75 hours per week)

Band 2 / 3 (dependent on relevant qualification)

Permanent Contract

 

We’re looking for enthusiastic people to join our team and help us to continue the development of a range of clinical pharmacy services throughout the hospital.

Your main responsibilities in this post will be to assist in the dispensing and supply of medicines for patients at Torbay Hospital, and undertake related ward-based duties including management of stocks in the department.

Candidates should possess a good general standard of education and have excellent communication and organisational skills. Whilst previous experience of hospital pharmacy would be an advantage, we will provide a comprehensive training and development programme to enable you to undertake your new role.

For further information, or to arrange an informal visit to the department, please telephone Dan Dodwell (Clinical Pharmacy Technician Manager) on 01803-655285/email d.dodwell@nhs.net, or Sally Rowe (Dispensary Manager) on 01803-655905/email sally.rowe2@nhs.net

 




The Selection Process

You may be invited to attend an assessment centre as part of the selection process. This allows us to get to know more about you. For more information on assessment centres, please read the 'Guidance for Applicants' in the additional documents section of this page.

If you would like support with your application or have questions about attending an assessment centre, please contact us on 01803 654120 or tsdft.workwithus@nhs.net

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

  • We reserve the right to close vacancies early if we receive a high volume of applications. Please apply promptly
  • Please read the job description and tailor your application to reflect the role
  • Correspondence will be via NHS Jobs, text and email. Please check your email and NHS Jobs account regularly
  • Applicants with no previous NHS experience will ordinarily be appointed to the minimum of the band
  • If you have not received an invitation to assessment within 28 days of the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion
  • Where the post is a temporary position there may be a possibility of it becoming permanent
  • It is your responsibility to assist us in the timely receipt of appropriate references
  • Refer to the Employee Privacy Notice (under additional documentation) for information relating to the Data Protection Act 2018

The Trust is committed to preventing discrimination, valuing diversity and achieving equality of opportunity. No person (staff, patient or public) will receive less favourable treatment on the grounds of the nine protected characteristics as governed by the Equality Act 2010: Sexual Orientation; Gender; Age; Gender Reassignment; Pregnancy and Maternity; Disability; Religion or Belief (non-belief); Race; Marriage and Civil Partnership.

We aspire to be a diverse and inclusive organisation and therefore we welcome applications from all. If you require support you can obtain this from our Equality Business Forum which has representatives from all protected groups.

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Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants



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