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Senior Distribution Pharmacy Assistant

Band 3

Main area
Band 3
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
£17,787 - £20,448 per annum
25/11/2018 23:59

Do you want to work in a busy department that is committed to providing a quality service and focuses on patient care and experience? This is your opportunity to join our diverse pharmacy team.

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) Wythenshawe Hospital site is a leading integrated health, teaching, research, and innovation campus in the thriving city region of Manchester. We offer a unique range of services to the North West, treating and managing the simplest to the most complex conditions and diseases. Therefore, recruiting the best talent to fulfill this role is really important to us.

We strive to develop the knowledge and skills of our staff which enables them to develop personally in order to provide a high quality pharmaceutical service. We also offer excellent career development.

To help us do this, we are looking for an enthusiastic and astute individual to join our busy team. Self-motivated and flexible, you will have excellent organisational and communication skills. You’ll also have the ability to work effectively both independently and with the existing team at ward level and within the pharmacy department.

You will:
• Assist in the delivery of pharmaceutical care to patients across the Trust through the provision of a safe and efficient distribution pharmacy services.
• Participate in the safe processes of medicines management at ward level under the direction of a pharmacist or pharmacy technician.

You will also have:
• NVQ Level 2 in Pharmaceutical Services or working towards
• The ability to develop good working relationships
• The ability to work at pace in a busy environment
• Good I.T/keyboard skills
• A flexible approach and commitment to accommodate the needs of the service
• Strong attention to detail

The post will be a shift working position including weekends and evenings, 37.5 hours per week covering 24hr shifts.


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Applicant requirements

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

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Val Collins on 0161 291 5019 

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