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Apprentice Pharmacy Assistant

Job Reference: 426-382-19CR

Employer:
The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Apprentice
Location:
The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, King's Lynn
Salary:
£146.25 per week

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn NHS Foundation Trust


Apprentice Pharmacy Assistant

The Pharmacy Department is looking to recruit an Apprentice Pharmacy Assistant.

You will receive training in aseptic manufacturing, dispensing and distribution of medicines; all aspects of stock management and order assembly for the hospital wards, departments and external users, stock management and good housekeeping duties.

In addition to work based training you will also be expected to work towards a NVQ Level 2 in Pharmacy Services.

To be considered you MUST hold at least two GCSEs at grade C/4 (or above) in English and Mathematics.

The appointment is a 1 year fixed term contract.

We are committed to personal development and training and will offer you the opportunity to fulfill your individual potential whilst influencing your future career pathway.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Karen Sunshine - Specialist Clinical Pharmacist
01553 613783
karen.sunshine@qehkl.nhs.uk




We have policies & procedures in place to ensure all applicants are treated fairly & consistently at every stage of the recruitment process. Applications are welcome from anyone who meets the criteria specified in the person specification regardless of age, gender, disability, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation or other personal circumstances.

Only those applicants who demonstrate clearly in the application form how they meet the criteria within the person specification will be shortlisted for interview.

Our Values are at the heart of all that we do. We not only recruit employees based on their qualifications and experience - we recruit individuals who possess and can demonstrate the behaviours which underpin our core values. Please see the attached document regarding the Trust Values.

Please be aware that if applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred 3rd party recruitment system. All subsequent information will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, furthermore we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post you are agreeing to the Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system and that if you are offered a job your personal information will be transferred into the NHS Electronic Staff Records (ESR) system. Please check your email account regularly for communication regarding this vacancy.

We offer our staff a wide range of benefits including:

  • Work life balance policies

  • Childcare support

  • Free counselling service

  • NHS Final Salary defined benefit Pension scheme

Please note due to high volume of applications for some posts, this advert may close before the displayed closing date. We recommend that you apply for this role asap.

Admin & Clerical staff may be required to act as Loggists for a major incident.


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.


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


UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.



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