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Pharmacy Assistant - Band 2

Job Reference: 323-CSF198

Employer:
Ashford and St. Peter's Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Pharmacy
Location:
Chertsey, Surrey
Salary:
£18,669 to £20,037 pa incl. HCAS

OUR PLEDGE:

PATIENTS FIRST. PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY. PASSION FOR EXCELLENCE. PRIDE IN OUR TEAM.


Pharmacy Assistant Apprentice

We are the largest provider of acute hospital services in Surrey, serving a population of more than 410,000 people in the boroughs of Runnymede, Spelthorne, Woking and parts of Elmbridge, Hounslow, Surrey Heath and beyond.

The Trust provides a whole range of services across its two main hospital sites in Surrey - Ashford Hospital, and St Peter’s Hospital in Chertsey and supported by specialist clinics in the community.

Do you have a GCSE in English and Maths Grade C or above or equivalent?

Would you like to gain a NVQ and Btec level 2 qualifications in Pharmacy Services while working?

Would you like to work in hospital?

If the answer to these questions is yes then we are looking for you.

We require a full time Pharmacy Assistant to join our team of support staff in the Pharmacy at St Peter’s Hospital.

Duties are varied and will include visiting wards and departments to review and order stock, undertaking reception duties and basic dispensing

You will need to have good communication skills, be hard working and keen to learn.

Full training will be provided.

Course entry criteria (Apprenticeship funding rules apply):

  • Applicants should hold at least 2 GCSE’s (or proven equivalent) at grade A*- C to include    Mathematics and English Language.
  • Learners must live and work in England and have been a resident in the EU for a minimum of 3 years
  • Learners must be aged 16 years old or above
  • Learners cannot hold a Level 3 qualification or above, unless the qualification is "materially different" from the Apprenticeship in Pharmacy framework. Any qualifications relating to level 3 and above in pharmacy, nursing or biomedical sciences will have to be assessed in depth for funding eligibility

For information on this post, or to arrange an informal visit please contact –

Mr Duncan Moorhouse  Tel: 01932 722520 or email duncan.moorhouse@nhs.net

or Mrs Manjit Paul. Tel 01932 726850 or email manjit.paul@nhs.net




PLEASE READ THE ‘IMPORTANT GUIDANCE FOR APPLICANTS’ DOCUMENT BEFORE COMPLETING YOUR APPLICATION

PERSON SPECIFICATION
Please check that you have the qualifications and experience required for this job. If you do not show how you match the person specification you will not be short listed.

REFERENCE SECTION OF APPLICATION FORM
To employ you we must have references from current and previous employers covering at least the last 3 years of your employment. When completing the reference section of your application form, please give the business address, telephone number and work email address (not a home or private email) of each of your current/previous line managers (NOT a colleague or friend).
FAILURE TO COMPLETE THIS SECTION APPROPRIATELY MAY RESULT IN YOUR APPLICATION NOT BEING PROCESSED.

EQUALITY & DIVERSITY
This Trust promotes equality and diversity. Please see our Single Equality Scheme and Criminal Record Bureau Policy (links below). We welcome applications from people with a disability and we operate the Guaranteed Interview Scheme where you meet the essential criteria listed in the person specification. If you are short listed for interview we will make reasonable adjustments to facilitate your application including providing signers for deaf applicants in accordance with RNID guidelines.

We welcome calls via the Text Relay service - when making calls to the Trust from a text phone prefix all numbers with 18001

CLOSING DATE
The Trust may close any advertised post before the stated closing date once enough applications are received. We recommend that you apply as soon as possible.

IF YOU HAVE NOT BEEN CONTACTED WITHIN 4 WEEKS OF THE CLOSING DATE, YOU SHOULD ASSUME YOUR APPLICATION HAS BEEN UNSUCCESSFUL


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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