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Pharmacy Dispensing Assistant

Job Reference: 358-2020781-CSI

Employer:
University Hospitals of Leicester
Department:
Clinical Support and Imaging
Location:
Glenfield Pharmacy, Leicester
Salary:
£18,813 to £20,795 per an

We are currently looking for enthusiastic, highly motivated Dispensing Assistants to join our Pharmacy team at University Hospital Leicester

The primary role is the dispensing and issuing of medicines for inpatients, out patients and discharge. This includes the dispensing of controlled drugs, oral cytotoxic and clinical trial medicines.

You will also take part in ensuring accurate stock control of medicines, maintain the replenishment of sundries and participate in keeping the dispensary clean and tidy

You will be required to work closely with other members of the dispensary and pharmacy replenishment teams, including the distributors and pharmacy assistants, to help deliver an efficient and effective pharmacy service to the hospital.

The successful candidate will be required to take part in the weekend, evening and bank holiday rota's

You will be required to possess NVQ Level 2 or equivalent in Pharmacy Services , have good oral and written communication skills and be able to demonstrate good IT/keyboard skills

The pharmacy service at UHL is a key part of the clinical multi-disciplinary teams and aims to provide a high level of clinical expertise to patients.

UHL is one of the largest and busiest trusts in the country and provides care to over one million people in Leicestershire and Rutland. Leicester is a vibrant city with excellent transport links.

Preference will be given in the first instance to existing NHS employees within the East Midlands healthcare community who are ‘at risk’ of redundancy. Such employees within the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust will be considered first.

 




We will close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of application forms.

Preference will be given in the first instance to existing NHS employees within the East Midlands healthcare community who are ‘at risk’ of redundancy. Such employees within the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust will be considered first.”

Important Information

Applications will be transferred to TRAC system, by completing an application you are giving authorisation for the transfer of your data.

Correspondence regarding your application will be sent to you by email via a TRAC system account.

UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We especially welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria for the job will be interviewed if you indicate you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme. If you require a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible.

Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) .

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-EEA candidates may not be appointed, if a suitable EU/EEA candidate is successful. This is due to the fact that it is unlikely the Trust would be able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements.


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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