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Pharmacy Assistant - Pharmacy Stores Band 2/3


North Bristol NHS Trust
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£22,383 - £24,336 per annum

Job Highlights
  • We are a centre of excellence in a wide range of specialties, including orthopedics, neurosciences, renal, transplant, and neonatal care.
  • We are looking for an enthusiastic and reliable individual to join our friendly team at North Bristol NHS Pharmacy based at Southmead Hospital.
  • The post-holder will work in the pharmacy stores team receiving deliveries, booking in orders, and looking after the stock in the Pharmacy at North Bristol NHS Trust.
Job Requirements/Description

Hours: Full time - 37.5 hours per week

We are looking for an enthusiastic and reliable individual to join our friendly team at North Bristol NHS Pharmacy based at Southmead Hospital.

The post-holder will work in the pharmacy stores team receiving deliveries, booking in orders, and looking after the stock in the Pharmacy at North Bristol NHS Trust.

Main duties of the job

To be an operational member of the Pharmacy Stores Team.

The post holder will be responsible for:

  • Ensuring the correct receipt of incoming pharmaceutical products in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Effective stock rotation within the stores area.
  • Acting as a Robotic super-user.
  • Liaising with relevant pharmacy staff over stores issues and queries.

You will commence as a Band 2 (£22,383 per annum). All the relevant training will be provided under the supervision of the Pharmacy Learning and Development team. After successful completion of all in-house training and Buttercups training course, you will be assessed by the Pharmacy Supply Services Manager/Lead before the final sign off and if successful, you will automatically progress to Band 3 (£22,816 - £24,336 per annum).

Working for our organisation

North Bristol NHS Trust employs over 12,000 staff providing healthcare to the residents of Bristol, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset from our award-winning hospital building at Southmead. We are the regional Major Trauma Centre, and an internationally recognised centre of excellence in a range of services and major specialties. Our vision is that by enabling our teams to be the best that they can be, we will provide exceptional healthcare, personally delivered.

We commit to treating each patient as an individual with respect and dignity, aiming to deliver excellent clinical outcomes and a first-class experience for everyone who uses our services. North Bristol NHS Trust values all people as individuals. We aim to be an anti-discriminatory organisation and are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We welcome applicants from all underrepresented groups.

If you are from outside the area, Bristol is consistently voted as one of the best places to live in the UK, with a rich history, thriving arts, music, gastronomic and independent retails scenes, excellent transport links and easy access to the spectacular countryside and coastlines of South Wales, Devon, and Cornwall.

Person specification

Education/Training/Qualifications

Essential criteria

  • GCSE English and Mathematics Level C or above, IT competencies equivalent to the EDCL or ELITE, including experience using Microsoft Office software.

Desirable criteria

  • Buttercups Level 2 (or equivalent), Knowledge of WDA (H), Knowledge of FMD.

Work Experience

Essential criteria

  • Recent experience of goods receipt in a stores environment, Previous Experience dealing with stock discrepancies, Experience of using systemic working practices with very high degrees of accuracy.

Desirable criteria

  • Previous experience in a pharmacy environment, Knowledge and experience of Good Distribution Practice (GDP), Recent experience of working in an Acute Trust.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

Essential criteria

  • Well-developed problem-solving skills, Ability to react to and manage changing situations, work demands and priorities, and to liaise with staff and external contractors accordingly and to escalate whenever indicated, Excellent time management skills, Excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills, Understanding of the need of confidentiality awareness at all times.

Personal Qualities/Special Circumstances

Essential criteria

  • Self-motivated individual with an organised and logical approach to work, Ability to work flexibly under pressure as part of a busy team, and on own initiative without direct supervision to prioritise and achieve workload and deadlines, Able to deal professionally with staff and suppliers when dealing with sensitive information, Excellent interpersonal skills, Able to work during normal working week, scheduled extended hours and rota cover, weekends and bank holidays as required for service provision, Able to cope with frequent heavy lifting, Able to work accurately under pressure and interruptions, Frequent requirement for detailed concentration.
North Bristol NHS Trust
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£22,383 - £24,336 per annum

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