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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 23/01/2020.

Pharmacy Operational Services Supervisor

Job Reference: 374-CF567-A

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
Senior Pharmacy Assistant
Conquest Hospital, St. Leonards on Sea, Hastings, East Sussex
£18,813 p.a. - £20,795 p.

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust provides NHS hospital and community services throughout East Sussex. We provide our services at two district general hospitals, Conquest Hospital and Eastbourne District General Hospital, community hospitals in Bexhill, Crowborough, Lewes, Uckfield and Rye and a number of clinics and health centres, GP surgeries, schools and in people’s homes.

The trust is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to the improving working lives of all our staff.

A wide range of staff benefits are available to staff and these include:Staff development, Pension scheme, Auto-enrolment to our Temporary Workforce Service ( staff bank) On-site nurseries within the acute hospitals, access to sports and social clubs, staff restaurants, on-site accommodation, staff gymnasiums, squash and tennis court plus heated outdoor swimming pool (Eastbourne only), Staff lottery.

Please download and read the Recruitment Information Leaflet, attached as a document to this advert, as it will help you in the completion of your application

A vacancy has arisen for a Senior Pharmacy Assistant (Band 3) in the Distribution/Stores/Dispensary area in the Pharmacy Department at East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust.

The post holder will be responsible for organising the daily workload and supervising the team in a busy Pharmacy department.

Working as part of the pharmacy team, distribution involves the supply of medicines as stock to wards and departments, issuing of patient specific medications, working within a multi-disciplinary team, including: stock management, issuing of pharmaceutical products, day-to-day maintenance of the robotic automatic dispensing system and ward based automated systems (Omnicell's). To support new and trainee staff as and when required.

We are looking for an applicant with enthusiasm and innovative thinking.

Proven organisational and team leading skills are essential along with good verbal communication skills.

Experience of working and supervising in a pharmacy environment is necessary along with an associated NVQ or equivalent qualification.

A good standard of health & fitness is necessary as this work can be strenuous.

This is a full time post (37.5 hours a week). Hours include weekend work and bank holiday working on a rota basis.

This post requires the post holder to work across all East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust sites; however a designated base site will be assigned.

For further details / informal visits contact:Kirsty Sully:
07799408163 except for TuesdaysOrLisa Hudson/Victoria Phillips01424 758005

Patients come first at East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust.

We work in partnership with commissioners, other providers, our staff and volunteers as part of a locally focused and integrated network of health and social care in the county.

Our vision is to be:

  • The healthcare provider of first choice for the people of East Sussex.

Our mission is to:

  • Deliver better health outcomes and an excellent experience for everyone we provide with healthcare services.

Our strategic objectives are to:

  • Improve quality and clinical outcomes by ensuring that safe patient care is our highest priority.
  • Play a leading role in local partnerships to meet the needs of our local population and improve and enhance patients’ experiences.
  • Use our resources efficiently and effectively for the benefit of our patients and their care to ensure our services are clinically, operationally and financially sustainable.

Our aims are that all services delivered by the Trust are:

  • Safe
  • Effective
  • Caring
  • Responsive and
  • Well led

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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