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Job Description

We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time if there is a high level of applications therefore, we would recommend that you submit your application as early as possible.

There is a possibility that some fixed term appointments may be converted to permanent posts.

Please note that IF the vacancy states 'INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY' or 'INTERNAL TRUST APPLICANTS ONLY' Doncaster and Bassetlaw Trust Employees/Applications will only be considered against this post

This post will be based in our busy Pharmacy Department at Doncaster Royal Infirmary.

Candidates would ideally have GCSE qualifications in Science, English and Maths at Grade C or above. Pharmacy experience is desirable for this post but this is not essential as full training would be given. The successful candidate will be expected to undertake a joint qualification of BTEC Level 2 in Pharmaceutical Science with NVQ Level 2 in Pharmaceutical Service Skills.

Applications from candidates who already have the BTEC Level 2 / NVQ Level 2 qualification or equivalent are also eligible to apply for this post.

Duties will include supply of stock medicines to wards and departments as part of a ward based clinical team, dispensing medicines to wards, aseptic dispensing, extemporaneous dispensing work and delivery of medications to wards and departments.

The successful applicant will be involved in rotational work at Doncaster Royal Infirmary which will include late shift, Bank Holiday, Saturday and Sunday working.

For further information please contact Pharmacy Business Services, Pharmacy Department, Doncaster Royal Infirmary (01302) 366666 ext. 3316 Email: ( Email address removed ) or ( Email address removed )

DBS checks - As a Trust who is committed to securing the safety of its staff, patients and property, we use the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS). In line with other NHS organisations in the Yorkshire and Humber Region, the Trust is now passing the charge for undertaking a DBS check on to candidates in the event that they are successfully appointed into the post for which they have applied. Please note that this check will be charged for in two instalments when you commence employment with Doncaster & Bassetlaw Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. By applying for this vacancy you are agreeing to this undertaking in the event you are successfully appointed.

As a Trust we value HONESTY from our staff and therefore we encourage applicants to tell us about convictions, cautions, reprimands, warnings, regardless of when they took place, in the application and interview process. Having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us; this will depend on the nature of the position and the circumstances of your offences which will be discussed in a meeting between yourself, the Recruitment Team and your potential line manager..

If you are employed by the Trust and are interested in applying for this vacancy as a secondment (if advertised as such), please access the Secondment Policy (CORP/EMP 39) via the intranet, for guidance on requirements.

Please read the Job Description and Person Specification carefully to ensure that you meet the skills and experience required for the post. The 'Supporting Information' area on the application form is available if you wish to expand on your skills and experience.

For enquiries regarding the vacancy, please contact the person on the advert.


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