University Hospital of North Staffordshire NHS Trust
Description: University Hospital of North Staffordshire NHS Trustneed a Assistant Technical Officer immediately starts from Thu, 08 Aug 2013 19:32:50 GMT, this position will be placed in England.
For more detail information about this job vacancy please read the description below. If interested in this position, please email us your resume, along with salary requirements and a cover letter to University Hospital of North Staffordshire NHS Trust starts from Thu, 08 Aug 2013 19:32:50 GMT.
If we receive a high volume of applications we reserve the right to close any vacancies from further applications. Please ensure you apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role.
NB – THIS DOES NOT APPLY TO ANY MEDICAL STAFFING POSTS
PREVIOUS APPLICANTS NEED NOT APPLY
18.75 hours per week including weekend working.
The University Hospital of North Staffordshire is a teaching Trust serving over 3 million people. An ambitious £300 million modernisation scheme is nearing completion which will relocate all the innovative services of this dynamic teaching hospital and Keele Medical School on to a single site. UHNS has been designated as a major trauma centre across the West Midlands and North Wales. As a centre of expertise we can offer you scope to further develop and progress your career. We also have close links with our on-site Undergraduate Medical School and the School of Pharmacy at Keele University.
This is an exciting time for the Pharmacy Directorate. We have recently moved to a brand-new, modern, purpose-built pharmacy department within the new hospital and we have recently re-engineered our services to improve our delivery of patient focused pharmaceutical care. This includes a new pharmacy computer system, integration of a robot into the dispensary, implementation of one stop dispensing and the imminent introduction of wireless electronic medicines management at the patients bedside.
We provide an exciting and sociable working environment and are looking for forward thinking, enthusiastic and highly motivated staff to join our highly regarded team.
You will work with and assist Senior Pharmacy Support Workers, Technicians and Pharmacists in providing a wide range of pharmaceutical services.
Duties will include:
Dispensing of items to patients in the dispensary after a suitable period of training and assessment.
Assembly of orders for distribution to wards and dispensaries
Provision of a top up service of stock medicines to nominated wards
The receipt and supply of medicines and associated pharmaceutical items to wards and departments
Hours of work (approx. 3.6 hours) between 11.00am and 3.00pm Monday to Friday with a one in five weekend commitment (currently four hours).
For further information please contact Diane Massey, Senior Pharmacy Technician, Patient Services or Jeanette Barcroft, Senior Technician Training and Development on 01782 674535 or 01782 674566 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Jeanette.email@example.com
For more information about the Trust, and job description and application packs, please visit our website at www.jobs.nhs.uk.
THIS POST IS SUBJECT TO A DISCLOSURE & BARRING SERVICE (DBS)
All criminal convictions or cautions will be disclosed by the Disclosure & Barring Service to the Trust. Possession of a criminal conviction does not automatically make an applicant unsuitable for employment in the NHS. However some offences may preclude an applicant from having access to patients.
Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test . The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit UK Border Agency website.
Please note the University Hospital of North Staff (NHS) Trust, do not pay travel expenses for candidates attending interviews.
If you would like support completing an application form contact the recruitment department on 01782 675533 where one of our trained assistant will be able to help.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION about your application. Please read. . . . . . . . . . . .
1. ALL CORRESPONDENCE WILL BE SENT TO YOU VIA THE EMAIL ADDRESS YOU APPLIED FROM. PLEASE ENSURE YOU CHECK YOUR EMAILS REGULARLY
2. Flexible working will be considered in line with Trust policies
3. Please note that non-NHS applicants with no previous NHS experience will ordinarily be appointed to the minimum of the band
4. University Hospital NHS Trust is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from everyone regardless of ethnicity, disability, gender, age, faith or sexual orientation. The Trust seeks to establish a workforce as diverse as the population it serves.
Thu, 08 Aug 2013 19:32:50 GMT