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Band 2
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust
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25/01/2017 23:59
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Pharmacy Dispensing ATO

Band 2

Working for Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust offers all the benefits of coast and country living with the convenience of big city life.

We have miles of unspoilt coastline on our doorstep, attractive commuter towns, picturesque villages and stunning countryside all within easy reach. Excellent transport links mean the vibrant, historic city of Liverpool is only a short journey away. Shops, bars, restaurants, museums, galleries, a World Heritage listed waterfront and, of course, two Premiership football teams makes this a destination for travellers from across the world.

The University of Liverpool has awarded us the status of University Clinical Education Centre in recognition of the high standard of training provided for students on placement to the Trust.

We pride ourselves in providing safe, clean and friendly care, and recruit to our SCOPE values. We also offer a range of family friendly options to staff. You can see what some of our staff have to say about working with us and learn more about our area and what we do by clicking on the youtube videos in the 'further links' section.

Please note that all successful applicants to non-medical positions will be subject to a six-month probationary period.


An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic individual to join a developing and motivated team of pharmacy staff serving Southport & Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust. We are currently developing and expanding our medicines management practices both within the department and at ward level. This post will be key to our planned developments and will be based at Southport & District Hospital within a modernised dispensary setting, although ability to work on both sites is essential and will involve dispensing for in-patient and discharge. Duties will include working within the Pharmacy Department & at ward level, general stock control, ordering, supply & dispensing of medicines.

Education requirements: You must hold or be able to work towards achieving NVQ 2 in Pharmaceutical Science. Good communication and numeracy skills are essential with hospital/retail experience desirable although not essential.

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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 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

Debbie Jones (Technical Services Manager) Or
Marie Wignall (Dispensary Manager)
at Southport Hospital Tel: 01704 704607

If you have problems applying, contact

01704 704363