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Pharmacy SATO - Medicine Optimisation

Job Reference: 200-CWDPL-1681868-GO

St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Pharmacy - Ward Based
St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London
£23,213 - £25,195 pa inc.

Band 3 SATO – Ward Based


We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated Band 3 Senior Assistant Technical Officer (SATO) to join our medicines optimisation team. You will currently be an Assistant Technical Officer preferably in a hospital setting looking to expand your role and knowledge. If you have excellent proven organisation and communication skills as well as attention to detail and a good knowledge of IT (Excel, Word etc) then this exciting new role could be the job for you.


Your duties will include:


• Day to day running of the satellite dispensing unit
• Rapid TTO turnaround to maintain patient flow
• Assist with the reporting of high cost medicines used within the directorate to ensure the timely reimbursement of income from our commissioners
• Assist the ward based pharmacists and pharmacy technicians at ward level maintaining the outsourced blister pack service
• Participate in dispensary based duties on a rota system
• Participate in late evening rota, weekends and bank holiday rota.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Hannah Boylan




Tel: 020 8725 4694


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We expect all our staff to share the values that are important to the trust – being excellent, kind, responsible and respectful – and behave in a way that reflects these. More information on the vision and values of St. George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is attached below.

Please note that this vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient applicants are received. Please check your email regularly as all candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted and informed by email.

If you are appointed to the post, as part of your pre-employment check we will be required to verify your identity. The document/s you present for this purpose will be checked for their authenticity by scanning all known security features. These features will include:

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- An infra red image

As part of you pre-employment checks, we will also be required to obtain satisfactory, written references. Please ensure that the referee details which you provide on your application form are correct. We require atleast one written reference from your current or most recent line manager. We are only able to accept references from a professional work email address.

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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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