Pharmacy Assistant

Location
Ridgeway Hospital - Swindon
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Pharmacy Assistant 

Part Time - Permanent 

Up to £20,488.13 + Benefits

The Ridgeway Hospital in Swindon is part of Circle Health Group, Britain's leading provider of independent healthcare with a nationwide network of hospitals & clinics, performing more complex surgery than any other private healthcare provider in the country. 

Circle Health Group are proud to be recognised as one of the UK’s 25 best big companies to work for and one of the 10 best companies to work for in the health and social care sector.

We have an opportunity for a Pharmacy Assistant to join their team of staff in the Pharmacy department.

This is a Part time role for 20 hours a week. The role holder will be required to cover a flexible shift pattern. .

Applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • Maths, English GCSE at grades A to C or equivalent functional skills level 2 evidence.
  • Completion of, registration for or attending a General Pharmaceutical Council accredited pharmacy assistant’s course.
  • Proficient in the use of a PC, including the use of software and systems.
  • Experience in ordering and dispensing medicines.
  • Experience preferable
    Pharmacy Assistant Qualification desirable but not essential

Duties of this role include:

  • To support the delivery of an excellent clinical, operational and governance based medicine management service.
  • Top up distribute medicines to all areas of the hospital.
  • Stock management of medicines within the hospital.
  • Provide a dispensing service for medicines that may be required.
  • To procure & receipt medicines for the hospital.

Salary & Benefits:

Circle Health Group is committed to offering competitive starting salaries alongside access to a wide range of employee benefits, including:

  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Private Pension Scheme
  • 25 days holiday a year increasing to 30 days
  • Enhanced Maternity, Paternity & Adoption Leave
  • Employee Referral Scheme
  • Learning and development; free courses and industry recognised qualifications
  • Friends & Family Hospital Discounts
  • NHS Blue Light Discount Card
  • Plus much more

Our culture is a result of the way our people live and breathe our philosophy, which combines our purpose, principles and values.         

To find out more about the Circle Health Group Philosophy: https://careers.circlehealthgroup.co.uk/why-circle/our-philosophy

For more information about the role please contact Katie Willis - Katie.willis2@circlehealthgroup.co.uk