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Senior Assistant Technical Officer - Aseptic Services

Employer
Fill Your Specialist Role
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
31 Jan 2022

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Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Job overview

We are looking for enthusiastic individuals to join the team of assistants within Aseptic Services. We have a highly regarded Aseptic Production Unit (APU) at the Trust and a brand new site is due to open in 2022. The post holders must have the ability to supervise, develop support services and implement change along with being responsible for the delivery of support activities to the aseptic service.
The successful applicants will carry out senior duties in a number of areas including:
• Chemotherapy Unit assisting with providing an expanding cytotoxic reconstitution service.
• Parenteral Nutrition Service assisting with the production of adult and neonatal products.
• Intravenous Additive Service to offer an extensive range of products for both LUH and external customers.
• Supply & dispatch of products to external customers.

Informal visits to the department are encouraged for applicants who are offered an interview.

Main duties of the job

To supervise, develop support services and implement change along with being responsible for the delivery of support activities to the aseptic service.

Working for our organisation

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust was created on 1st October 2019 following the merger of two adult acute Trusts, Aintree University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust.

The merger provides an opportunity to reconfigure services in a way that provides the best healthcare services to the city and improves the quality of care and health outcomes that patients experience.

The Trust runs Aintree University Hospital, Broadgreen Hospital, Liverpool University Dental Hospital and the Royal Liverpool University Hospital.

It serves a core population of around 630,000 people across Merseyside as well as providing a range of highly specialist services to a catchment area of more than two million people in the North West region and beyond.

In its most recent inspection, the Care Quality Commission gave the Trust an overall rating of Good.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

The successful applicants will carry out senior duties in a number of areas including:
• Chemotherapy Unit assisting with providing an expanding cytotoxic reconstitution service.
• Parenteral Nutrition Service assisting with the production of adult and neonatal products.
• Intravenous Additive Service to offer an extensive range of products for both LUH and external customers.
• Supply & dispatch of products to external customers.
Person specification
  • Experience in pharmacy aseptic services
  • Evidence of relevant and on-going personal CPD
  • Aseptic manufacturing and dispensing experience
  • Enthusiastic with ability to motivate self and others.
  • Able to use initiative.
  • Methodical with attention to detail
  • Ability to work as per departmental weekend, evening and bank holiday rotas.
  • NVQ Level 2 Pharmacy Services
  • Willingness to attend the four day aseptic course APDM in Leeds
  • Ability to work accurately
  • Good communication including verbal, written and electronic.
  • Good interpersonal skills, able to work with all grades of staff.
  • Good organisational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritise own workload.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Training and mentoring skills
  • Ability to work to deadlines and meet set targets

Please ensure you check the email account (including junk/spam boxes) from which you apply regularly as we will use this to contact you regarding your application.

Only those applicants who demonstrate clearly how they meet our person specification will be shortlisted for interview.

We reserve the right to close any vacancies from further applications when we have received a minimum amount of applications from which to make a shortlist. Please ensure you apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role.

The Trust is committed to creating a well-managed, flexible working environment that supports staff and promotes their welfare and development. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity; we value the contribution of individual talent, skills, knowledge and experience and aim for a workforce demography representative of the local community.

We encourage applicants from the following groups that are currently under-represented in our workforce black, asian and minority ethnic (BAME), lesbian, gay, bisexual and Transgender (LGBT), disabled, male and age 16-24
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