Servoca Nursing & Care
Summary Looking for an exciting job opportunity within prison healthcare? If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding Pharmacy Assistant role and want to develop your Pharmacy skills in an environment where no two days are the same then this could be the new job for you! This is a permanent full time role to work 37.5 hours per week. The salary is between £16,000 to £18,000 per annum dependent on the experience. HM Prison The Verne is a Category C men's prison, located within the historic Verne Citadel, on the Isle of Portland in Dorset, England. Operated by Her Majesty's Prison Service, HMP The Verne was established in 1949 and occupies the southern part of the citadel. About the Job: As a Pharmacy Assistant, you will be responsible for general dispensary duties and stock management. This may in future rotate to other areas within Pharmacy by working under supervision as a dispensary team member. To work as an active member of the Pharmaceutical team to ensure delivery of an integrated, safe, legal, high quality prison pharmaceutical service within the Care UK cluster of prisons based on National (Divisional) policies supported with local standard operating protocols, taking into consideration, at all times, the need to maintain a high level of security. The post holder will be required to support and provide a timely and efficient pharmaceutical service to the prison wings. The Pharmacy Assistant will be an integral member of the Pharmacy Team, who forms part of the wider cluster of Healthcare Services. You can expect to be involved in everything from dispensing of prescriptions, stock management, patient counselling etc. The post holder may be required to accept certain activities in relation to the day to day operational management of their unit and as such must ensure that they are trained and competent to take on these additional responsibilities. The Pharmacy Assistant may be required to take on a role of working across multiple Pharmacy Services if and when required. The Job Requirements: We are on the lookout for Pharmacy Assistants who have post qualifying experience working within a pharmacy environment. You'll hold an NVQ Pharmacy Services Level 2 and must have a willingness to undertake CPD . Salary & Benefits: The salary is between £16,000 to £18,000 per annum dependent on the experience. Care UK benefits include training & development opportunities, 2-5% company contributory pension scheme, 25 days annual leave plus 8 public bank holidays, staff well-being, cycle to work scheme and free onsite parking. We are also proud to support our employees with continued professional development opportunities and further education subject to service needs... About Care UK: Care UK is the Health in Justice market leader, providing healthcare services to offenders across the country. Having been awarded the contract to deliver NHS services at HMP The Verne we are very excited about the opportunities to develop our Wellbeing Approach - an integrated, comprehensive approach in recognition of the fact prisoners are a socially-excluded group with healthcare needs which are complex and often associated with poor outcomes. The circumstances that bring people to prison are also complex and varied, our wellbeing approach adopts the premise no single factor can be taken in isolation of other motivational issues which might impact a person's care. Further job information: Please note that offers of employment are subject to receipt of satisfactory references, enhanced DBS check and prison vetting. At Care UK, we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities. Please note that we reserve the right to close down the job advert early if there is sufficient number of applications .