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Senior Assistant Technical Officer

Band 3

Main area
Pharmacy Services
Band 3
Full and part time hours available
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Royal Derby Teaching Hospital
£18,813 - £20,795 pa
Today at 23:59
Interview date

There has never been a better time to come and work at University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust.  The Trust was formed on 1 July 2018 to bring together our five hospitals – in Derby, Burton, Lichfield and Tamworth – to provide the highest quality care to patients across southern Derbyshire and south east Staffordshire. 

With over 12,000 members of staff you can expect huge variety and new opportunities every day! Our staff go above and beyond and take pride in caring for our patients.

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust is fully committed to promoting inclusion, equality, diversity and human rights in employment and delivery of its services.  The Trust is committed to providing an environment where all employees, patients, carers and visitors experience equality of opportunity by means of understanding and appreciating the value of diversity.

As a Trust we promote an inclusive environment and welcome applications from a diverse pool of talent and backgrounds. All individuals are valued and given every opportunity to succeed based on merit.

Join us and help make a real difference to our Trust.

Here’s more about the role and what we’re looking for; 

Are you interested in a career in pharmacy? Are you innovative and forward thinking? This may be the position you’re looking for.

We are looking for someone to become a member our Pharmacy Team, where you will provide support in delivering a high quality service to all pharmacy customers. Your role will include, amongst others:

  • Dispensing Inpatient and Outpatient prescriptions and discharge medication.
  • Meeting and greeting people at the reception hatch and accepting outpatient prescriptions and taking prescription charges.
  • Stock control and associated tasks relating to stock management.

The department is a 24 hour department and the core hours for the dispensary are 8.00am until 8.00pm. You will also be required to work weekends, evenings and bank holidays.

The Main Dispensary

  • The innovative use of IT is important to us and we are continually looking for new opportunities. We have robotic dispensing, bar-coded prescription tracking and electronic prescribing and discharge systems.
  • The department is friendly and supportive, operating within a modern environment having gone through a full refurbishment in winter 2017.

This position would suit someone with a keen eye for detail and who is able to communicate effectively with a wide range of people, including other healthcare professionals and members of the public. You will be a good team player, enthusiastic and proactive with the ability to remain calm under pressure.

You will be required to complete the NVQ level 2 course and you will gain a certificate in Pharmacy Services.

Closing Date: 20 May 2019 
Interviews will be held on 3 June 2019

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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

Rebecca Watkins, Jackie Horvath or Hege Strand on Tel: 01332 785898

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