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Pharmacy Assistant - HMP Lewes

Practice Plus Group
Lewes, England
Closing date
13 Feb 2024

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About The Role ADD TO LIFE. EVERY LIFE Where every day is a chance to make a difference Secure environments are one of the most challenging, yet rewarding places for healthcare professionals to work. If you’re looking for a role where you can develop your existing pharmacyskills and learn something new every day in an environment that never stands still, then this could be the opportunity for you. As a Pharmacy Assistant for HMP Lewes you will be completing general dispensary duties and stock management.

You will be working as an active member of the Pharmaceutical team to ensure delivery of the pharmaceutical service. You will provide a timely and efficient service to the prison wings. You will receive prescriptions and stick returns from wing based clinical areas. You will collect orders from suppliers from the Main Gate and arrange collection of return. You will participate in dispensing of prescriptions.

What you'll be doing You will either hold an NVQ Level 2 in Pharmacy Service Skills/equivalent or be working towards this qualification, and have a non-judgmental and compassionate approach.

Interested in professional development? We have a wide range of opportunities for you to develop your skills and your career, which include both internal and external options for development and learning and access to our apprenticeship schemes. How will we support you? • Bespoke induction, including our Introducing Health in Justice training course • Competency framework • Regional and national career development opportunities • Our bespoke Learning Management System to address your learning needs • Support from the wider team

You’ll receive an annual salary up to £25,900 per annum- depending on experience.(pro rata for part time applications) It doesn’t stop there... we also offer:

Company pension scheme 25 days annual leave increasing with service up to 28 days per year, plus public bank holidays An extensive range of wellbeing and lifestyle benefits Discounts on shopping and leisure activities Support to grow in your role and continue your professional development Excellent long-term career prospects 24/7 employee assistance helpline and financial assistance when you need it

What we’ll look for in you The dedicated team in the Health in Justice division of Practice Plus Group make a real difference across over 45 prisons, young offenders and immigration removal centres. We’re the UK’s leading independent provider of NHS services to over 40,000 people in these secure environments, always putting their needs first, regardless of their history. Practice Plus Group’s mission isAccess to Excellence.

Our core values are;

we treat patients and each other as we would like to be treated, we act with integrity we embrace diversity we strive to do things better together patients can only access excellence if we commit to living our values in everything we do when we’re at workIf you share these values and have transferable skills we want to meet you! Please note that offers of employment are subject to Practice Plus Group Terms & Conditions and receipt of satisfactory references, an enhanced DBS check and prison vetting.

Practice Plus Group is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and we are proud to be an equal opportunityemployer

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