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Pharmacy Assistant

Band 2

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Pharmacy Dispensary Services
Band 2
Full Time
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Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust
Employer type
Royal Sussex County Hospital
£15,404 - £18,157 per annum
21/01/2018 23:59

Working Pattern: 37.5 hours per week

We require a rotational pharmacy assistant to work in our busy dispensary providing in-patient dispensing services to Royal Sussex County Hospital ward patients, Royal Alexandra Hospital for children and other patients within the trust.

Duties within the dispensary include:

• Labelling and dispensing of medicines including blister packs
• Reception duties

Duties within receipt and distribution include:

• Receipt and storage including expiry date checks
• Replenishment of ward stock
• Delivering medicines to wards when needed

You will also take part in dispensary based activities on a weekend as required.

• Posts in the Trust are 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 Criminal Records Bureau to check for any previous criminal spent and unspent convictions, reprimands, and cautions.

• Appointment to this role will commence at the lowest salary point unless confirmed otherwise by HR Employment Services (Recruitment, Administration & Terms and Conditions)

• We may also use this advert to build our Bank staff. If you are unsuccessful at interview for a substantive role but meet the BSUH standards you may be offered a bank post.

• If this post attracts sufficient interest before the closing date, we may decide to close this vacancy at an earlier date, so an early application is advised.

This vacancy could potentially be linked to the Career Development Pathway.

The criteria and terms are set out below;

• If you do not fulfil the essential qualification/skills listed on the job description and specification, you could be offered a Training Contract for 12-24 months, this is dependent on the vacancy and subject to terms and conditions.

• The pay banding will be set at the band below the advertised post. For internal or current NHS employees you will remain on your current banding, this only applies for those currently on Bands 1-4.

• On successful completion of your training and subject to sign off by your manager / mentor you will automatically transition to the substantive banding which the vacancy was originally advertised at.

***Previous applicants need not apply***

Closing Date: Sunday 21st January 2018

Interview Date: To be confirmed

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Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such 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 to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Shona McQueen, Senior Technician Dispensary Services
Tel: 01273 696955 Ext 64165

If you have problems applying, contact

01444 448692 or 448616