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Pharmacy Dispenser vacancy

Job details

Job number:
HC10598
Job location:
HMP Stocken
Stretton
Oakham
LE15 7RD
Job contract type:
Permanent
Job closing date:
Monday, December 17, 2018 - 23:59

I help to make a difference

Are you collaborative, caring and compassionate?

Prisons are one of the most challenging, yet rewarding places for healthcare professionals to work - if you’re looking for a role where you can develop your existing skills and learn something new every day, then this is the place to be.

As a healthcare provider, we recognise the fact that prisoners are a socially excluded group with complex healthcare needs that can often be associated with poor outcomes. We believe in putting the patient first, regardless of the environment or their history.

Care UK is the Health in Justice market leader - 2 years ago we were managing 12 prison healthcare services and in 2018 we're providing healthcare services in over 40 prisons across the country.

We can offer training and development in our friendly and supportive teams as well as full-time, part-time and bank opportunities and a range of other employee benefits.

Interested in clinical development?

We could give you the opportunity to develop in to a specialist role of your interest and benefit to the service

In return for your hard work you will...

Receive an annual salary of up to £19,000 depending on experience. You'll also get a number of benefits including a company contributory pension scheme, 25 days annual leave plus 8 public bank holidays plus CPD and re-validation support.
Other benefits include cycle to work scheme plus training and clinical development opportunities.
Onsite benefits at HMP Stocken include access to an onsite gym, free parking and subsidised café/restaurant.

What do we need from you so you can do the job?

As a Pharmacy Dispenser , you will be responsible for second checking of all controlled drugs under the direct supervision of the pharmacy technician. The role will involve making accurate entries into controlled drugs registers This may in future rotate to other areas within Pharmacy service

To work as an active member of the Pharmaceutical team to ensure delivery of an integrated, safe, legal, high quality prison pharmaceutical service within the Care UK cluster of prisons based on National (Divisional) policies supported with local standard operating protocols, taking into consideration, at all times, the need to maintain a high level of security.

The post holder will be required to support and provide a timely and efficient pharmaceutical service to the prison wings. The Pharmacy Checker will be an integral member of the Pharmacy Team, who contribute to the development of and support implementation of medicine management strategy and associated services and projects

The post holder may be required to accept certain activities in relation to the day to day operational management of their unit and as such must ensure that they are trained and competent to take on these additional responsibilities. The Pharmacy Checker may be required to take on a role of working across multiple Pharmacy Services if and when required.

Next steps

If you are shortlisted, you will be contacted by Christie Hughes, the Internal Recruiter for this role.
The recruiter will submit your CV to the hiring manager and in turn Christie will arrange an interview for you to attend at HMP Stocken if the hiring manager feels that you are suitable for the job.

More information

This is a full-time role working 37.5 hours per week. We also welcome part-time down to 22.5 hours per week.

For more information, an informal discussion or to arrange an informal visit please contact Christie on 01189521812 or christie.hughes@careuk.com.

Please note that offers of employment are subject to Care UK Terms & Conditions and receipt of satisfactory references, an enhanced DBS check and prison vetting.

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