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Pharmacy Assistant Technical Officer posted by NHS

Full Time
Rochdale
£15,251 - £17,978 / year
20 Applications

Job Description

This is a Trust Wide position.

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic Pharmacy Assistant Technical Officer to support and enhance our team. Your role will include providing a ward stock topping up service of pharmaceutical products, reception duties including logging information, receiving goods from the suppliers, dispensing prescriptions and housekeeping duties. You will need good communication skills for liaising with ward staff, pharmacy staff, porters and drivers. You must be able to work accurately and quickly under pressure and be committed to the delivery of high standards in a patient focused service.

Please see job description for more details.

Previous pharmacy experience is desirable but not essential, as full training will be provided, plus you will be required to study for and gain the NVQ level 2 in Pharmacy Services. If you already hold a level 4 qualification you may be required to self-fund this qualification.

The post offers an attractive salary, and 27 days holiday (plus Bank Holidays) per year pro rata.

There will be a requirement to participate in extended hours working including late nights, weekends and bank holidays on a rotational basis.

We reserve the right to close the online vacancy when we are in receipt of sufficient applications. Should you wish to apply for this post you are advised to complete and return your application form as soon as possible.

For further details / informal visits contact:
Lesley Wain
Senior Pharmacy Technician
 ( Phone number removed ) 






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