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Pharmacy Messenger

Job Description

Before applying for a position with Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, we recommend that you read our Guidance for Applicants Applying to NUH via NHS Jobs document attached to this advert. It contains practical advice to assist you in making the best application possible for this vacancy.

We are looking to recruit two Pharmacy Messengers to join our Pharmacy Team and to help with the provision of medicines throughout the hospital. Full-time hours are 375 hours per week– all hours to be worked over 7 days shifted working depending on specific service requirements. This role will be varied and challenging, you will be expected to work to tight schedules to achieve targets, and you will be expected to respond to customer needs and deadlines.

No previous experience in Pharmacy is required as full in house training will be given.

We are looking for applicants who are eager to learn, able to organise and prioritise their own work to meet deadlines, and able to work using their own initiative.

You will have a good standard of education. You will be physically fit as there will be a large amount of walking involved and also lifting and carrying of heavy items. You will have a good keyboard skills.You will be flexible and you will need to be committed, enthusiastic, adaptable to change and ready for a challenge. A positive image of Pharmacy at Nottingham University NHS Trust should be demonstrated at all times whilst showing a commitment to support the Trusts values and behaviours..

NUH Pharmacy Department is innovative and at the forefront of the development of Pharmacy Services.

You will be part of the Nottingham University Hospitals which is the fourth largest acute Trust in England with 1690 beds across 2 sites.

For further details / informal visits contact:
Marie Fletcher-Feast ( Email address removed ) or contact us on QMC campus telephone  ( Phone number removed )  extension 65780 or City Campus  ( Phone number removed )  extension 56677

We reserve the right to bring forward the closing date should we have an overwhelming response to this advert.

For more information about our organisation and the opportunities available, please visit our website.

All new employees starting work at NUH will be subject to a DBS check and liable for the cost (£49 for enhanced, £31 for standard, £30 for basic).

The quoted salary will be on a pro rata basis for part time workers.

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