Band 2 Pharmacy Assistant

Hiring By - Biostaffic


United Kingdom

Job Highlights

Not Disclosed

Entry level

Posted 4 months ago
Job details
We are seeking an enthusiastic and ambitious individual to join the staff in the newly automated Stores section of the Pharmacy department at Queens Hospital, Essex.
The Successful Candidate Will Be Required
  • To ensure that all standard Operating procedures are followed
  • To ensure the safe storage, and supply of Pharmaceuticals to wards, departments, and dispensaries throughout the trust.
  • To be responsible for the standards within the stores area, promoting good practice.
  • To help in the receipt of drugs
  • To hold a level 2 NVQ Certificate in Pharmacy Service skills (QCF) and/or Level 2 certificate in Pharmaceutical science
You will be self-motivated and have excellent communication, time management skills and able to work effectively in a team and under own initiative. The position demands a well organised person, who is capable of multi-tasking and demonstrates accurately following instructions in a very busy stores environment to provide a customer focused service.
Team working and organisational skills are required together with ability to prioritise when necessary. You should be able to remain calm under pressure and work conscientiously whilst paying particular attention to detail.
For further information, contact Lauren Pittard, Procurement and Logistics manager at or on 01708 503834 or Karen Paule, Stores Manger at or on 01708 503664
Assist in the replenishment of ward and pharmacy stocks by filling ward boxes using the pharmacy store robot.
Picking of bulk fluids for the wards, dealing with bulk fluid orders from Baxters.
Assist in the management of stock within the Pharmacy.
We provide care for the residents of three diverse London boroughs. Most of our 7,800 permanent staff live in Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge and the majority are from black, Asian and minority ethnic groups. We also provide healthcare services to people in south west Essex, and specialist neurosciences services to the whole of the county.
Our services include all the major specialties of large acute hospitals and we operate from two main sites - King George Hospital in Goodmayes and Queen’s Hospital in Romford. We have two of the busiest emergency departments in London – more than 300,000 people visited our A&Es in 2023. We also provide outpatient services at Brentwood Community Hospital, Barking Community Hospital, Loxford Polyclinic, and Harold Wood Polyclinic.
We’re pleased to be leading the way in reducing the time our patients wait to get the treatment they need. The Elective Surgical Hub at King George Hospital is one of eight to be accredited as part of a national scheme; the Care Quality Commission has raised the ratings for urgent and emergency care at Queen’s and King George hospitals; and data released by NHS England showed that the Trust was the most improved in 2023 for reducing waits for emergency care.
We are particularly proud of our regional Neurosciences Centre; Radiotherapy Centre; Hyper Acute Stroke Unit; and dedicated breast care service at King George Hospital. We’re also part of the North East London Cancer Alliance.
For further details / informal visits contact: Name: Lauren Pittard Job title: Pharmacy Procurement Manager Email address: Telephone number: 01708435000
Ext. 4954

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • United Kingdom


  • Entry level

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 12, 2024
Company Overview
Barking, Havering And Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust
Barking, Havering And Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust

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Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust serves a population of around 700,000, from a wide range of social and ethnic groups. We have two main hospitals. Queen’s Hospital in Romford opened in 2006 and brought together the services previously run at Oldchurch and Harold Wood hospitals and complements King George Hospital which was built from new in 1993. We also serve clinics across outer north east London and have some services from Barking Hospital.
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