King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals with a turnover of nearly £1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 11,500 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London.
The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) site in Camberwell and the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in Bromley.
We currently have a vacancy for a motivated Pharmacy Assistant to join our stores, working at the Princess Royal University Hospital in Orpington, Kent.
This post will be based in the Stores & Distribution area. You will gain practical experience, assisting in the delivery of the service in this section.
Applicants must be self-motivated and show a willingness to learn and be trained. You must be able to pay close attention to detail and consistently produce work to the required standard within set deadlines. You must have completed or be willing to undertake a NVQ level 2 in Pharmacy Services. You will be expected to use the pharmacy stock control and issuing system and therefore must have appropriate computer skills. You must also be able to carry out all manual handling duties.
The successful candidates will have good verbal and written communication skills, be strong team players and able to work on their own initiative, within the limits of the job role.
You will need to have GCSE Grades A-D (or equivalent) in Mathematics and English (or equivalent work based experience), good communication skills, be hard working, reliable and keen to learn. Full training will be provided.
Candidates who fail to supply a detailed supporting statement specifying how their skills and experience match the person specification contained in the job description will not be invited for interview.
You will be expected to participate in late night, weekend and bank holiday rota. IMPORTANT
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- All staff have a responsibility for safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and for ensuring they are aware of the specific duties relating to their role.
- Due to a high volume of applications, this advert might close before the displayed closing date. It is therefore recommended that you apply promptly
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King's College Hospital is part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), a pioneering collaboration between King's College London, and Guy's and St Thomas', King's College Hospital and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trusts.
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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
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