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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 25/08/2019.

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Rotational Pharmacy Assistant

Job Reference: 427-WC20192033

Employer:
Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
427 Pharmacy
Location:
Bath
Salary:
£17,652 to £19,020 pa

The Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust provides acute treatment and care for a catchment population of around 500,000 people in Bath, North East Somerset and West Wiltshire. We provide 759 beds and a comprehensive range of acute services including medicine and surgery, services for women and children, accident and emergency services, and diagnostic and clinical support services. The CQC recently rated the care we provide as outstanding .

New colleagues can look forward to a warm welcome and a future full of opportunities at our Trust. You will work alongside high calibre staff, many of whom have a national and international reputation for specialist expertise and world-class care, focusing on providing the best services to our patients. Our values are simple; Everyone Matters, Working Together, Making a Difference, and represent our aspiration for the type of hospitals we want to be.

Bath is a wonderful place to live and work. Our main hospital site is 1.5 miles from the city centre and is served by great transport links including Park & Ride services and the national cycle route 24, 244. Bath offers excellent leisure and shopping facilities, and a thriving cultural scene.

If we receive high level of applications, the vacancy may close early. So, we encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible. If you feel you need additional time, please contact recruitment to discuss if we can help.


Are you a qualified pharmacy assistant looking for a new challenge? Maybe you’ve worked in Community Pharmacy for a while and you’re ready to take the leap and explore what hospital pharmacy has to offer you.

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and driven Pharmacy Assistant who wants to take on a new challenge and develop their skills. The role will involve you working in both the Dispensary where you will be involved in supply patient specific medicines, including clinical trials. You will also rotate into the Aseptics unit where you will support the team in preparation of chemotherapy and monoclonal antibodies. You will be mentored and trained to the high standards expected of our employees and work in line with Standard Operating Procedures.

Our Trust Values are Everyone Matters; Working Together and Making a Difference. We hope to appoint a candidate who demonstrates attention to detail, good customer service skills and communication, motivation and the commitment to uphold our Values.

The roles are full time, working Monday to Friday between 9am and 5:15pm. There is also inclusion on the weekend and bank holiday rota. There will also be a late rota commitment, anticipated to be one per month, expecting to finish no later than 6pm.

Where able, we encourage candidates to visit the department before interview. This will allow you to see our team in action and have a tour of our purpose built department. If you would like to discuss the role further, please feel free to contact Samantha Williams on 01225 824639




Equal opportunities

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Privacy Notice

If you are offered a position at the Trust, your information will be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Record database and a local file will be created and retained at the Trust. For further information about how we use your data, please refer to our privacy notice.

Notifications & Communication
All communication is via email/NHS Jobs. Please check these regularly. If you are not contacted within 4 weeks of the closing date (5 weeks for consultants) please assume you have not been shortlisted for interview. Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, we cannot provide feedback on application forms.

References
We will request references covering the last 3 years of work or study by email. One referee must be your current/most recent line manager or tutor. Please supply an organisational email address for your referees on your application form so that we can verify the reference.

Disclosure & Barring Service
All posts are subject to a DBS check at the appropriate level, as per guidelines set out by the DBS.

Tier 2 Sponsorship
Applicants who need Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, they may not be appointed to a post if a suitable candidate with existing right to work in the UK is appointable as we are unlikely to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test required by UKVI. For further information please visit UK Visas and Immigration website.

Smokefree Site

The RUH is an entirely smokefree site – colleagues, patients and visitors are not permitted to smoke anywhere in our grounds.

Please note, unlesss specifically agreed with the Recruiting Manager, the Trust is not able to pay interview travel expenses.


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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