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Band 2 Pharmacy Assistant - Bristol

Band 2

Main area
Pharmacy
Grade
Band 2
Contract
Substantive
Hours
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
342-CS071-0619
Site
Callington Road Hospital
Town
Bristol
Salary
From £17,652 per annum
Closing
20/06/2019 23:59

Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust (AWP) provides inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bath and North East Somerset (B&NES), Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Swindon and Wiltshire. We also provide specialist services extending throughout the south west.

We employ over 4,000 dedicated members of staff who deliver services from more than 90 locations, working in approximately 150 teams across a geographical region of 2,200 miles, for a population of approximately 1.8million people.

We are passionate about promoting good mental health and wellbeing. We strive to use the expertise and resources within our organisation, and through our partnerships, to deliver high quality services that are safe and focused on people's recovery. Our staff are pivotal in everything we do and we are committed to involving them fully in the development of the Trust and our services.


 

An opportunity has arisen to join the team as a Pharmacy Assistant supporting the supply of medicines from our Callington Road dispensary.

We are seeking a individual who is enthusiastic about improving the lives of those living with mental health issues. You will perform general pharmaceutical duties under the supervision of a Section Manager (or deputy) and or Pharmacist, in line with current policies and procedures.

The AWP pharmacy service supplies medication and provides clinical support to wards and teams across our core catchment area. We have two dispensaries: the main department in Calne (Wiltshire) and a smaller dispensary at Callington Road Hospital (Bristol). As well as managing the medicines supply chain in the trust, we support the safe and effective use of medicines throughout the organisation through our clinical work, enquiry answering, medicines governance activity and many other roles.

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Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Rebecca Lewis Dispensary Manager r.lewis5@nhs.net

Hannah Taylor Led Technician Hannah.taylor19@nhs.net