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Pharmacy & Medicines Management
Band 3
Bank: 1 year (Zero hours contract)
Flexible working: 0 hours per week (Weekend and bank holiday working with prior agreement)
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Swansea Bay University Health Board
Employer type
Any Acute Site Hospital
£19,737 - £21,142 per annum pro rata
Salary period
06/12/2020 23:59

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COVID-19 Vacancy Bank Pharmacy Assistant - Dispensing, Distribution & Stores

Band 3

Welcome to Swansea Bay University Health Board. We welcome applications from people who share our values: caring for each other, working together and always improving.    

Swansea Bay University Health Board reserve the right to close this vacancy after 24 hours if a large number of suitable applications are received. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post.

Prior consideration for this vacancy will be given to staff currently awaiting redeployment and we therefore reserve the right to withdraw this advert at any stage.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh.  Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.


We have vacancies for  highly motivated, hardworking individuals to join our pharmacy bank team. You must have the ability to perform as a team player and demonstrate good interpersonal skills.

The successful candidate will perform a variety of duties both within the pharmacy dispensary and at ward level including dispensing of inpatient and discharge medication. You will also undertake duties related to stock distribution and provide assistance to the pharmacy storekeeper.

Previous experience is not necessary, as in-house training will be provided.  A commitment to undertake training to NVQ level 2 is required and a possession of Mathematics or English / or Welsh GCSE or equivalent would be considered an advantage.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post, English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.

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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 (Exceptions Order) 1975 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.

Welsh language skills are not necessary

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Further details / informal visits contact

Maria Gray
Job title
Personal Assistant to Head of Pharmacy Acute Services
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Telephone number
01792 703118
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