Senior Pharmacy Support Worker-Homecare & Receipts

Southampton, ENGLAND | 5 months
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£18,813 -£20,795 pa;

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Job Description


We are looking for a friendly and hardworking individual to join our busy pharmacy procurement and logistics team as a Senior Pharmacy Support Worker within University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust (UHS).

This role involves working with the receipts team, receipting over 2 millions packs per year on receipts, and the homecare team which has over 4500 patients receiving treatment through our homecare service.

This is a full time position (37.5 hours per week) and will include early mornings and late nights. Weekend and bank holiday working is required on a rota basis.

This post is a rotational post between receipts & homecare team

The receipts role is responsible for supervising & organising a team of Pharmacy Support Workers in the process of receipting drug deliveries into the hospital. This will include completing checks, resolving any discrepancies & then processing the deliveries onto our JAC Pharmacy system.

The homecare role is an office based role helping to arrange delivery of drug treatments to patients at home. The role is varied and involves raising purchase orders, receipting goods & processing invoices for payment on our JAC computer system.

The ideal candidate will have previous healthcare / stores experience, show good attention to detail, and have suitable supervisory & organisational skills with excellent written and verbal communication. (Evidence of your qualifications will be required to be shown to the panel at interview).

WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU

As one of the largest acute teaching Trust’s in England, we can offer learning and development opportunities to help you achieve the career you aspire to. We believe you deserve the best possible surroundings in which to do your job and we want to support you in doing your job to the best of your ability.

As a Trust, we support flexible working and will consider requests taking into account the needs of the service. You’ll have an opportunity to discuss this at interview. Our LiveWell and inspire programme offers opportunities, support and advice, including smoking cessation services, exercise and activity classes, and support for mental health.

UHS employees are able to access a huge range of NHS discounts, are entitled to a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata) on appointment, can access on-site nursery facilities (subject to availability), and we offer a generous pension scheme.

ABOUT OUR TRUST AND SOUTHAMPTON

UHS is rated ‘Good’ by the CQC and in the latest national NHS Staff Survey, we were in the top 10 acute trusts for staff engagement and for staff recommending the hospital as a place to work or receive care. 

Southampton is an attractive place to live and work situated on the south coast, with an international airport and only an hour on the train from central London. The New Forest National Park and the beaches of the Jurassic coast are also right on our doorstep. The city offers living costs 20% lower than those in London, 13 schools rated outstanding by Ofsted and 13 nearby green spaces to enjoy.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Interviews will be held on Tuesday, 28 January 2020.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION OR TO APPLY

If you’re interested in applying for this role, we’d encourage you to get in touch using the contact information at the bottom of this advert with any questions or if you would like to arrange an informal visit. Alternatively, if you’re ready to apply, please follow the link below to complete an application.


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