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Pharmacy Assistant - Aseptic Services

Job Reference: 358-1980728-CSI

University Hospitals of Leicester
Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester
£18,813 to £20,795

The aseptic service is a growing and progressive team that makes personalised medicines in specialised clean room environments. We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated person with good interpersonal skills to work in our busy aseptic unit within the pharmacy department at the Leicester Royal Infirmary.

The main duties will involve undertaking general aseptic service duties that include preparation of medicines, assembling and transferring drugs and consumables into the aseptic service clean rooms following standard operating procedures. Participating in documentation creation on software systems, conducting cleaning of aseptic rooms and associated equipment. Supporting the stock maintenance service, ensuring that sufficient quantities of drugs and consumables are ordered. You will be part of the team ensuring that all work is completed in the deadlines assigned.

You must possess excellent communication and organisational skills in order to provide an efficient and safe pharmacy service for patients and the running of the service in a busy environment. Applicants must hold the QCF/ NVQ level 2 pharmacy services qualification or equivalent.

We are committed to the development of our staff and can offer excellent in house training, where you will be supported and encouraged to further develop your skills.

We encourage interested candidates to arrange a visit to the aseptic unit prior to interview to meet the team and familiarise themselves with the working environment.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Michelle Armstrong

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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