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Job summary

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Clinical Support
Band 2
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (Weekend working on a rota basis)
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South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Pharmacy Department - Friarage Hospital
£22,383 Per annum
Salary period
28/02/2024 23:59

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Pharmacy Assistant

Band 2

Job overview

Are you interested in working in hospital pharmacy?  Apply here!

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and driven team player to join the rapidly growing pharmacy team at the The Friarage Hospital (FHN). You will be working within the busy pharmacy dispensary team assisting in the provision of an effective and timely service to the patients and staff of South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust under the leadership of the Pharmacy Manager. 

Main duties of the job

The role consists of supporting with running of the pharmacy dispensary including covering reception, using the pharmacy tracking system, packaging medication ready for deliveries, putting away stocks and medication onto shelves, filing prescriptions and paperwork, expiry date checking, providing cover for stores when needed and other general housekeeping duties.  

The successful candidate will work full time, 37.5 hours. 08.30-17:00 Monday – Friday. They will also be included in dispensary weekend rotas and will contribute to bank holiday working rota

Please note this post will close at sufficient applicants.

Working for our organisation

Leadership and Improvement Training

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust offers improvement training to all new staff to the Trust.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Details of the full job description and person specification are available to view when you click to apply for the vacancy and click on the ‘about this job’ link and the documents will be attached at the bottom of the screen.

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • GCSE A-C level English and Maths or equivalent


Essential criteria
  • Knowledge of a range of secretarial procedures and software programmes
  • Excellent communication skills to effectively exchange routine information to a wide variety of staff, patients and external agencies
  • Good keyboard skills

Employer certification / accreditation badges

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Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Louise Swinbourne
Job title
Clinical Pharmacy Technician Manager
Email address
[email protected]
Telephone number
01642 850850
Additional information

01642 850850 ext 54741

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