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PHARMACY ASSISTANT

Posted 10 April by NHS Fife Featured Ended
FIFE HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE PARTNERSHIP
VICTORIA HOSPITAL, KIRKCALDY
PHARMACY ASSISTANT
TEMPORARY TO COVER MATERNITY LEAVE
REF NO: WD395/04/18LB
SALARY: £16,532 - £18,903 PRO RATA
BAND 2 - HOURS: 30

The pharmacy department is looking for a hard working and motivated person to join our team.

The ideal candidate will be flexible and should be able to work in both a stores and office environment.

Your duties will include over-labeling of medicines, receipt of goods from suppliers, maintenance of stores stock, preparation of ward orders, answering the telephone, computer work and reception duties.

This post requires the post holder to be physically able to lift and handle medicines including infusion boxes. You may spend most of the day on your feet and must be able to bend and stretch to retrieve medicines and also to put stock onto shelves. You will also be required to manoeuvre trolleys.

The successful candidate will be based at the Victoria Hospital but will be required to work at both Queen Margaret and Victoria Hospital Pharmacy Departments to meet the needs of the service.

Ideally, we would be looking for someone to work Monday to Thursday with participation in a weekend and Public Holiday Rota.

Applications are welcomed from someone currently working in a pharmacy or similar environment; the successful candidate will be required to work towards an SVQ Level 2 Pharmaceutical Sciences if this qualification is not already held.

Applications on a secondment basis will be considered providing you have prior agreement from your current line manager.

For further information please contact Ruth Neish, Senior Distribution Officer or Lesley Cargill, Chief Pharmacy Technician onNHS Fife is legally obliged to ensure all its employees are legally entitled to work in the United Kingdom. All applicants are required to confirm their right to work in the UK in their application. If you are not a United Kingdom (UK), European Community (EC) or European Economic Area National please state the visa category under which you are legally entitled to work in the UK on your application form and the expiry date of your leave to remain in the UK.

Application forms can be downloaded from , saved to your PC and returned to the recruitment team by email attachment. You can also request an application pack by email quoting the job reference number.

Our email address is

We will acknowledge all returned application forms within 24 hours of receipt.

We do not accept CV applications. Applications may be considered on a job share basis.

CLOSING DATE: 12 NOON ON 24TH APRIL 2018

Reference: 34873792

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