Rotational Pharmacy Assistant

at  East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust

Eastbourne, England, United Kingdom - 00000

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Immediate06 Mar, 2020GBP 19020 Annual03 Nov, 2019N/AGood communication skillsNoNo
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East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust provides NHS hospital and community services throughout East Sussex. We provide our services at two district general hospitals, Conquest Hospital and Eastbourne District General Hospital, community hospitals in Bexhill, Crowborough, Lewes, Uckfield and Rye and a number of clinics and health centres, GP surgeries, schools and in people’s homes.
The trust is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to the improving working lives of all our staff.
A wide range of staff benefits are available to staff and these include:Staff development, Pension scheme, Auto-enrolment to our Temporary Workforce Service ( staff bank) On-site nurseries within the acute hospitals, access to sports and social clubs, staff restaurants, on-site accommodation, staff gymnasiums, squash and tennis court plus heated outdoor swimming pool (Eastbourne only), Staff lottery.
Please download and read the Recruitment Information Leaflet, attached as a document to this advert, as it will help you in the completion of your application
Previous applicants need not apply
Are you self-directed, hard-working, reliable and ready to progress in your Pharmacy career to make a difference to healthcare within East Sussex? Then this exciting opportunity to join our friendly Pharmacy team in a technologically advanced department is for you!
You will need to hold GCSE certificates or equivalent in English & Maths although L1/L2 functional skills support is available for the right candidate. You will either currently hold or be plan to complete a NVQ Level 2 Certificate in Pharmacy Service Skills (QCF) whilst also undertaking a BTEC Level 2 Certificate in Pharmaceutical Science via blended learning. Study time and off the job training will be provided at work but you will need to dedicate some of your own time to complete the knowledge based study.
You will develop your skills in customer services and dispensing so you can provide medicines to patients safely and efficiently. You will be fully supported by the Operational Services Management Team.
Your job will involve providing the right medicines, to the right patient at the right time and maintaining stock so it is available to nursing staff 24 hours a day. Our semi-automated department uses robots, tablet computers and use of digitally secured medicines storage cabinets. There is a significant amount of heavy lifting involved in the role. Manual handling equipment and full training will be provided in use of all systems, equipment and processes.
You will be required to provide operational services (dispensing/distribution/stores/porterage and over-labelling) at both Eastbourne District General Hospital and Conquest Hospital on a rotational basis but will be appointed a base site for travel claim purposes.
For further details / informal visits contact:
For further information or to arrange an informal visit contact Lisa Hudson Lead Pharmacy Technician Operational Services on 01424755255 ext 7283 or Kirsty Sully Distribution Manager on 07799408163


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Min:N/AMax:5.0 year(s)

Hospital/Health Care

Pharma / Biotech / Healthcare / Medical / R&D

Health Care




Eastbourne, United Kingdom