Band 3 - Pharmacy Assistant, Pharmacy

Band 3

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Band 3
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
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West Herts - General Staffing
Watford Hospital
£17,939 - £20,845 pa inc HCA
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We are seeking a Senior Pharmacy Dispensing Assistant to join our friendly pharmacy team at Watford Hospital.

You will assist, under supervision, with routine duties of a technical nature, including the dispensing and supply of medication to in- and out-patients, the receipt, processing, storage and stock control of medicines.
You will respond to enquiries and requests from staff, patients and carers as appropriate.

This post would suit somebody with a hospital pharmacy background, or with community pharmacy experience wishing to make a change into the hospital environment, for which appropriate training will be provided.

You must have either successfully achieved the relevant units of pharmacy services skills NVQ level 2 (QCF) or the relevant units of a GPhC accredited training programme of equivalent level to pharmacy service skills NVQ level 2 (QCF).

You should have experience of working as a qualified Pharmacy Dispensing Assistant, good communication & organisational skills and experience of using computer systems for dispensing, stock control and word processing.

Read the job description and person specification for more details & tell us in your application how you meet the essential criteria for this Senior Pharmacy Dispensing Assistant post as this will be the basis for shortlisting applicants.

Please note that this position will close on or before the above closing date, depending on the response that we receive. Therefore, please ensure that you submit your application promptly to ensure that you are considered for this post.

Interviews will be held on 5th March 2018.

Previous applicants need not apply.

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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Jenny Puddle, Dispensary Manager or Charlotte Archer Deputy Dispensary Manager on 01923 244366 ext. 3871

If you have problems applying, contact

01923 217925
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