Pharmacy worker Belfast - #966129

Cordant People

Date: 3 weeks ago
City: Belfast
Contract type: Full time
Work schedule: Full day
Cordant People

Location: Belfast

Reports To: Pharmacy Support Worker Higher Level

Responsibility: Goods Inwards Team Leader, Senior Pharmacy Technician, or Dispensary Manager

About the Role: Join the dedicated pharmaceutical service team as a Pharmacy Support Worker (Band 2). You will contribute to the various sections providing pharmaceutical services under the supervision of section managers. This role requires the completion of a BTEC Level 2 Certificate in the Principles and Practice for Pharmacy Support Staff, along with additional relevant training and competency assessments.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: As a Pharmacy Support Worker, you will:

  • Assist in the receipt, storage, and issue of pharmaceutical products, including related clerical duties.

  • Contribute to the assembly, labeling, and packaging of prescribed items, along with the completion of dispensing records.

  • Operate the pharmacy robot and ensure computer input and maintenance of appropriate stock levels.

  • Provide ward top-ups and participate in the ordering of Intravenous fluids for wards and departments.

  • Play a role in the preparation of Emergency boxes and kits.

  • Assist in dispensary receptionist duties, including receiving and tracking prescriptions and issuing prescribed items.

  • Contribute to the orientation and training of new pharmacy staff.

  • Facilitate the accurate and safe disposal of redundant medicines.

  • Engage in telephone duties, recording messages, and redirecting calls.

  • Maintain records, filing, and participate in weekend and statutory holiday rota.

General Responsibilities:

  • Provide a caring service, treating others with courtesy and respect.

  • Foster effective team working and adhering to the Policies.

  • Demonstrate commitment through regular attendance and efficient task completion.

  • Comply with the Smoke-Free Policy, Health and Safety Policies, and Statutory Regulations.

  • Adhere to Equality and Good Relations duties.

  • Maintain high standards of personal accountability.

  • Comply with the HPSS Code of Conduct.

Criteria for Application:

  • 5 GCSEs grades A-G or equivalent, including Maths and English. OR

  • Hold a BTEC Level 2 Certificate in Principles and Practice for Pharmacy Support Staff or an NVQ2 Pharmacy Services (or equivalent in Pharmacy Services 1).

Apply now to be part of a dynamic team dedicated to delivering exceptional patient care.

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