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Pharmacy Dispenser

Job Reference: 362-A-19-2207155

Employer:
Stockport NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Pharmacy
Location:
Pharmacy Shop. Stepping Hill Hospital, Stockport
Salary:
£18,000 -£21,000 pa pro rata

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust

There are lots of good reasons to choose to come and work at Stockport NHS Foundation Trust. A dynamic integrated Trust with integrity and vision. Exactly the same qualities you’ll see in yourself. Stockport NHS Foundation Trust aims to be the organisation of choice for patients and an employer of choice for staff. In order to continually improve all aspects of our patient experience, we rely upon having a highly skilled, motivated, diverse, productive and patient focused workforce.

Stockport Foundation Trust is one of four ‘specialist’ hospital sites in Greater Manchester. Being a ‘specialist’ hospital will enhance our general surgery, anaesthetics, critical care and emergency medicine for the benefit of people in Stockport, High Peak, Cheshire and across Greater Manchester.

Our values Quality and Safety, Communication, Service’ are at the heart of everything we do and come from our ‘Your Health. Our Priority’ promise. Every day they drive the behaviour and actions for every person in our organisation.

Please read the documents attached to this vacancy before applying, including the job description, person specification and the information for applicants which includes useful information to help complete your application.


PHARMACY DISPENSER

The Pharmacy Shop is the trading name for a wholly owned subsidiary (the business) of Stockport NHS Foundation Trust. It operates to provide exceptional, accessible and innovative healthcare and pharmaceutical services for the Trust’s patients, staff and the local community.

The post holder will be employed by The Pharmacy Shop, not the NHS.

The salary for this role will be between £18,000 and £21,000 depending on experience.

We require a dependable, enthusiastic, motivated pharmacy dispenser to deliver a high quality, effective and efficient patient focused service.

You would be fully supported in your personal development with a personal development plan updated annually.

You must possess excellent skills in accuracy and good attention to detail as you will be responsible for dispensing hospital prescriptions. You will also need to provide cover on the pharmacy counter and this will require you to be flexible and adaptable. You should also possess good communication skills and be a committed team player. Hospital experience is not essential and applications from community pharmacy are welcome.

We are looking for a full time candidate but may be willing to consider those looking for part time work (such as the school hours between 10am and 2pm) for the right person.

If successful, this vacancy will require an enhanced DBS check at a cost of £43.50. This cost will be deducted from your first Trust salary. In addition to this it will be a condition of your employment that you will join the DBS update service and pay the annual subscription fee of £13.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and promote safeguarding by implementing the Trust’s policies and procedures, acting promptly on concerns, communicating effectively and sharing information appropriately.

For further details / informal visits contact:

For informal enquiries, please contact Salahudeen Shafi, Superintendent Pharmacist on 0161 419 4466.




Occasionally we may need to close a vacancy early if in receipt of a large number of applications. If you are interested in this post and wish to be considered, we advise you to complete and submit your application as soon as possible. Unfortunately we are not able to acknowledge each application. If you do not hear from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, please consider that you have not been shortlisted. Please also note that Stockport NHS FT are unable to refund interview expenses or re-location costs. Stockport NHS FT is committed to promoting and championing a culture of diversity, fairness and equality for all applicants and employees. Applications are welcomed from all backgrounds and we strive to reflect the community we serve in our diverse workforce. Our "two tick" kite mark guarantees a candidate with a disability, who fulfils the essential criteria, an interview at the Trust. We can make reasonable adjustments, and offer support and advice in a variety of ways on request.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your application will be imported into our 3rd party recruitment system (Trac). All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will be unable to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website. Stockport NHS FT will be unable to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website.

By applying for this post you are agreeing to Stockport NHSFT transferring the information contained in this application to Trac. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the national NHS ESR system. All communication regarding your application will be made via email, please ensure you check your junk/spam folders as emails are sometimes filtered there.


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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