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Band 2
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
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St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
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St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£25,158 - £26,206 pa annum Inclusive of HCAS (20%)
Salary period
05/10/2022 23:59

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COVID-19 Vacancy Pharmacy Assistant Technical Officer

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Job overview

We are looking for enthusiastic, motivated and dynamic people with good interpersonal skills who will enjoy being part of this busy friendly team. 

Main duties of the job

Main duties of the job

We currently have full time vacancies in various areas within our modern and diverse pharmacy department including

  • Technical Services – MHRA licensed unit manufacturing aseptic preparations, chemotherapy, radiopharmacy and non-sterile creams, ointments and suspensions
  • Pharmacy Pre-packing – over labelling of medication, packing orders, receiving deliveries in our MHRA licensed pre-packing unit
  • Patient Services – Dispensing inpatient, outpatient and discharge medication from one of our pharmacy locations
  • Pharmacy Procurement – Receiving deliveries, packing ward stock orders, placing wholesaler’s orders, processing invoices and general stock control duties
  • Homecare – Processing prescriptions, placing orders, processing invoices, liaising with patients, suppliers and other medical staff and financial reporting

Working for our organisation

St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the country's principal teaching hospitals and our main site is shared with St George's, University of London, which trains medical students and carries out advanced medical research. We have over 9,000 dedicated staff serving a population of 1.3 million across south-west London. 

We deliver a large number of services, such as cardiothoracic medicine and surgery, neurosciences and renal transplantation. We also cover significant populations from Surrey and Sussex, totalling around 3.5 million people. As well as acute hospital services, we provide a wide variety of specialist care and a range of community services to patients.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

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Person specification


Desirable criteria
  • Work experience, preferably in a pharmaceutical environment
  • Work experince in a hospital pharmacy

Qualifications and Training

Essential criteria
  • General education qualifications.
  • GCSE (A-C) Maths, English Science
Desirable criteria
  • Further education qualifications
  • NVQ Level 2 in Pharmacy Services


Essential criteria
  • Ability to read, write and use the English language
  • Familiar with basic principles of mathematics, especially arithmetic
  • Ability to work with figures and do simple calculations
Desirable criteria
  • Familiarity with JAC computer system
  • Ability to work with figures and do simple calculations
  • Knowledge of stock control

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Capital Nurse, LondonNo smoking policyPositive about disabled peopleAge positiveStep into health

Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Theresa Bell
Job title
Pharmacy Dispensary Manager
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020 8725 1581
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