Assistant Technical Officer - Pharmacy - London

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
London (Greater)
13 Feb 2018
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Main area
Pharmacy - Patient ServicesGrade
Band 2Contract
Full time - 37.5 hours per weekJob ref

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH)Town
£19,604 - £22,357 per annum inclusiveClosing
Today at 23:59

At UCLH (University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust) our success starts with you.
We want you to come to UCLH, and stay at UCLH; all of our staff have been involved in developing our values.
We believe that UCLH is a better place for patients and staff alike. This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the largest and most successful Foundation Trusts in the UK with an international reputation and a tradition of innovation.
UCLH has two major strategic projects underway. On Grafton Way, we are building a facility which will be home to one of only two high energy NHS proton beam therapy centres, Europe’s largest centre for the treatment of blood disorders and a hyper modern surgery service. Close by on Huntley Street we are developing the new Royal National ENT and Eastman Dental Hospitals. Replacing the current hospitals on Grays’ Inn Road, this development will mean we can provide multidisciplinary care to our dental and ENT patients in a modern environment. Our Grafton Way facility is due to open in 2020, with Huntley Street opening in 2019.
NHS staff survey results from 2016, UCLH has been named one of the ten best performing non-specialist trusts against the following statement: “If a friend of relative needed treatment I would be happy with the standard of care provided by this organisation”.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and well-motivated Pharmacy Assistant to assist the Pharmacy dispensary managers with the provision of Pharmacy Services to patients and staff across all sites of UCLH. To provide an economic, efficient and timely service following agreed departmental policies and procedures. The successful candidate will work in pharmacy distribution and patient service areas across the trust.
Key responsibilities will be:To dispense medicines in an accurate and timely manner for inpatients and outpatients as directed by senior technicians, using the pharmacy computer system and automated dispensing devices where in place.To participate in the ward top up service and the direct distribution of IV fluidsTo cover the Outpatient reception receiving prescriptions, checking payment exemptions and taking payment where appropriateTo participate in the provision of a safe, efficient and timely pharmaceutical distribution service to all customers.To efficiently use the pharmacy computer system to manage stock control.To communicate effectively with a variety of support staff and customers e.g., purchasing dispensaries and ward staffIf you do not hold an NVQ Level 2 certificate in pharmacy services or equivalent, you will undertake a QCF/NVQ Level 2 and underpinning knowledge in Pharmaceutical Sciences through the Apprenticeship framework.
Essential Requirements: • Good customer service and communication skills • Demonstrated ability to prioritise and organise work in order to meet deadlines• Demonstrated ability to work under pressure accurate● Able to lift and carry heavy goodsPrevious pharmacy experience is a desirable requirement

We offer our permanent staff an interest free season ticket loan for travel, a subsidised social club including gym, free independent and confidential support for all staff, large retail discounts, cycle to work scheme and on-site accommodation to name a few… for more information on our staff benefits please see attached poster.
We recognise, reward and thank colleagues by nominating them for our annual Celebrating Excellence Awards, which are funded by UCLH Charity.
We are also members of which offers discounts on high street retail stores, offers on travel deals, and also to take advantage of cash back schemes.
This vacancy may close before the current listed closing date. You are advised not to delay submitting your completed application.
Please note that all correspondence regarding your application will be via email. The emails will be sent to you via and not via NHS Jobs, we encourage you to check your inbox regularly.
Please note that if you have not heard from us within 3 weeks of the closing date of the advert to assume that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.

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