Job summary

Are you looking for a new challenge in an interesting healthcare setting?

Do you have good attention to detail?

Do you want to make a difference to patient care?

Are you looking for a career change or a school leave looking for your first step into the working world?

If the answers to the above questions are yes, then continue reading!

Main duties of the job

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Senior Assistant Technical Officer to join our Pharmacy CIVAS and PN unit at St Thomas Hospital. The site manufactures a broad range of patient specific products for use in the trust including antibiotics, parenteral nutrition and chemotherapy.

About us

You will work within a team of trained assistants, technicians and pharmacists to facilitate the supply of medicines which make a real difference to patients with complex or rare conditions for which commercial medicines/ treatments are not available.

Date posted

08 November 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 3

Salary

£26,618 to £28,065 a year p.a inc HCA

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

196-LIS7109

Job locations

St Thomas Hospital

London

SE1 7EH

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will ideally have experience of working in a pharmaceutical environment and be able to show you can work accurately, efficiently and follow procedures at all times. However full training will be provided to the successful candidate.

Information on the role and its requirements can be found within the job description documentation attached.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will ideally have experience of working in a pharmaceutical environment and be able to show you can work accurately, efficiently and follow procedures at all times. However full training will be provided to the successful candidate.

Information on the role and its requirements can be found within the job description documentation attached.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • GSCE English, Maths & Science Grade A to C or equivalent
  • Desirable

  • NVQ Pharmacy Services Level 2 plus additional training/experience equivalent to NVQ level 3
  • Experience

    Essential

  • Previous experience of manufacturing a variety of pharmaceutical dosage forms.
  • Desirable

  • Previous experience of working in a hospital environment.
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    Essential

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate information effectively using clear written and spoken English
  • Demonstrates basic numeracy skills, the ability to accurately add, subtract, multiply and divide
  • Demonstrated ability to accurately follow written and oral instructions
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team
  • Person Specification

    Qualifications

    Essential

  • GSCE English, Maths & Science Grade A to C or equivalent
  • Desirable

  • NVQ Pharmacy Services Level 2 plus additional training/experience equivalent to NVQ level 3
  • Experience

    Essential

  • Previous experience of manufacturing a variety of pharmaceutical dosage forms.
  • Desirable

  • Previous experience of working in a hospital environment.
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    Essential

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate information effectively using clear written and spoken English
  • Demonstrates basic numeracy skills, the ability to accurately add, subtract, multiply and divide
  • Demonstrated ability to accurately follow written and oral instructions
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team
  • Disclosure and Barring Service Check

    This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

    Certificate of Sponsorship

    Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

    From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

    Additional information

    Disclosure and Barring Service Check

    This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

    Certificate of Sponsorship

    Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

    From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

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