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Repeat Prescription Coordinator

Job Reference: 136-GYW-076

NHS Great Yarmouth and Waveney CCG
Medicines Optimisation Team
Beccles House
£18,813.00 - £20,795.00

With its headquarters in the market town of Beccles, NHS Great Yarmouth and Waveney CCG has a population of 239,500 people and our population is made up of a combination of urban and rural; affluence and deprivation. Our ambition, of ‘better health, better care, better value’, is our abiding principle and guides the way we design and commission services for people living in Great Yarmouth and Waveney. We are committed to integrated working with our health and social care partners and this work enables us to put our patients at the centre of the services that we commission, aspiring to innovate and improve the services for our population.

We are seeking to appoint fourteen whole time equivalent Repeat Prescription Coordinators to work in our Prescription Ordering Direct Team (POD).  There will be a mix of full time and part time positions. The POD team process calls from patients requesting their repeat medicines over the phone. The team started in April 2018 and is currently working with eight practices to offer this service. The POD has been very successful so far and will be working with more of our practices over the coming months to rapidly expand this service. You will ideally have experience of working within a GP practice or pharmacy and understand the process of ordering repeat prescriptions. You will also have experience in providing excellent customer service, have an eye for detail and be keen to reduce medication waste and improve patient safety. The POD team are part of the existing CCG Medicines Optimisation Team.

If you would like to find out more about this new opportunity please contact Jessica Adcock at

Applications should be submitted online at NHS Jobs.

Please be aware that this vacancy may close before the expiry date if sufficient applications have been received. 

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