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Pharmacy Checker vacancy

Job details

Job number:
Job location:
HMP Leeds
Gloucester Terrace
West Yorkshire
LS12 2TJ
Job contract type:
Job closing date:
Monday, August 26, 2019 - 23:59

Looking for an exciting new job opportunity

Have you though about working in prison healthcare?

If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding Pharmacy Checker role and want to develop your Pharmacy skills in an environment where no two days are the same then this could be the new job for you!

This is a permanent full time role working 37.5 hours per week to work across 7 days a week on rotational basis including weekends and Bank holidays

To ensure the continued quality of care at HMP Leeds, we’re looking for a Pharmacy Checker to come and join our team.

HMP Leeds is a Local Cat B remand prison with an operational capacity of 1,212, located at Gloucester Terrace in the Armley area of Leeds in West Yorkshire.

About the job

As a Pharmacy Checker, 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 the Pharmacy service.

You'll be required to support and provide a timely and efficient pharmaceutical service to the prison wings. As an integral member of the Pharmacy Team, you'll contribute to the development of and support implementation of medicine management strategy and associated services and projects

You may be required to take on a role of working across multiple Pharmacy Services if and when required.

The job requirements

It goes without saying that you'll be highly organised, have excellent attention to detail and have good communication skills - both verbal and written. Experience of working within a multi-disciplinary team would be beneficial, as is experience within a Pharmacy service.
Along with good computer literacy skills, you'll treat patients with respect and dignity at all times, adopting a culturally sensitive approach, which considers the needs of the whole person.

Salary & Benefits

Salary for this role is £16,009.50 per annum.

Care UK benefits include training & development opportunities, company contributory pension scheme, 25 days annual leave plus 8 public bank holidays, staff well-being, cycle to work scheme, on-site gym facilities and free onsite parking.

We are also proud to support our employees with continued professional development opportunities and further education subject to service needs.

About Care UK

Care UK is the Health in Justice market leader, providing healthcare services to offenders across the country.

The circumstances that bring people to prison are also complex and varied, our wellbeing approach adopts the premise no single factor can be taken in isolation of other motivational issues which might impact a person’s care.

Additional Information

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

Please note, this role will close once a suitable amount of candidates have applied.

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