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Pharmacy Healthcare Assistant

NHS Ayrshire & Arran
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18 Sep 2021

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In support of our core purpose of Working together to achieve the healthiest life possible for everyone in Ayrshire and Arran we are committed to a culture that is Caring Safe and Respectful. The post holder is required to work collaboratively in a safe, caring and respectful way.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a full time Healthcare/Pharmacy Assistant to support healthcare professionals within the Healthcare Centre in HMP Kilmarnock.

This is a diverse role involving the day to day delivery of a high standard support to the Prison Healthcare Team to enable health care to be delivered to a population who have a comprehensive range of physical, psychological, substance misuse and social problems whilst maintaining a high level of awareness of and compliance with security procedures within the prison setting.

The role involves contributing towards the day to day running of the Health Centre by ensuring the efficient and accurate supply of medicines to individuals in HMP Kilmarnock by responding to requests from doctors, nurses, and patients who have made requests for medicines, dressing, sundries and appliances which are required to meet the needs of the prison population.

In addition, the role incorporates carrying out health related clinics such as COVID-19 testing, non-complex long term condition management and phlebotomy clinics.

SVQIII in health care or equivalent and a level of practical pharmacy and nursing assistant experience is essential for this post.

For more information please contact Alison Chandler, Primary Care Manager on 01563 548901.

Applications are welcome from UK, EEA and non-EEA candidates.

EU Settlement Scheme - EU, EEA or Swiss nationals are strongly encouraged to join the EU Settlement Scheme prior to 30th June 2021. As part of the recruitment process, you will be required to produce proof of your EU Settlement status from 1st July 2021 to demonstrate your Right to Work in the United Kingdom. Further information: . Existing employees may be asked to provide evidence of their EU Settlement Status from 1st July 2021.
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