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Rotational Pharmacy Assistant

Job Reference: 415-AK19-143ND

Northern Devon Healthcare Trust
£17,652 - £19,020 per annum pro rata

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated Rotational Pharmacy Assistant to join the team.

As a Rotational Pharmacy Assistant you will be a vital member of the team working alongside Pharmacy Technicians, Student Technicians and Pharmacists, as well as the wider multidisciplinary team and members of the public.

This rotational role involves working in the follow areas;

•Dispensary- dispensing inpatient and outpatient prescriptions as well as reception duties

•Distribution - providing the wards with medicines top-up service

•Procurement - assisting with the receipt of medicines, this includes moving and handling boxes of bulk fluids

•Technical Services - working in the clean rooms to assist with the preparation of cytotoxic medicines

It is desirable that you will hold a NVQ Level 2 or willing to work towards this qualification or equivalent.

Applicants should have good IT and time management skills, good communication and organisational skills, be a team player and preferably have pharmaceutical experience holding NVQ level 2 qualification. This is not essential as training will be given and you would be expected to work towards your NVQ level 2 qualification or equivalent.

The successful candidate will be required to participate in the weekend and Bank Holiday rota.

Please note that this vacancy will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received.

Closing date: 24/04/2019

Our values guide everything we do. At all times, we aim to:

  • Demonstrate compassion
  • Strive for excellence
  • Respect diversity
  • Act with integrity
  • Listen and support others

Our teams of care professionals work with patients and their families to support peoples’ independence, health and wellbeing. We provide support to avoid hospital admissions, and if an admission is necessary, we try to make each patient’s stay in hospital as short and effective as possible before working with them on a safe discharge home.

In our most recent staff survey, our staff voted us in the top 10% of NHS provider organisations to work for and we also came out as the top provider in the South West for our overall results. Our patients (through the Friends and Family Test) regularly report an average of over 95% satisfaction with our services.

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. For further information and to self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship, please visit the UK Border Agency website. Note: we will be unable to obtain Tier 2 sponsorship for Bank positions.

Please note that we may close this vacancy early if we receive a high volume of applicants.

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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