Main duties of the job

Provide pharmacy support services including:
Supply of medicines, wound care products, diagnostic reagents, and disinfectants held as stock on wards and in departments of the Health Board. 
Ordering and receipt of medicines and general goods into the pharmacy department. 
Dispensary receptionist and support duties.
Over labelling of manufacturers original packs in batches according to Standard Operating Procedures ( SOP ).
To comply with Code of Conduct and work within BCUHBs identified policies, protocols and guidelines and comply with the security requirements at all times. 
Work in partnership with patients, other health and social care colleagues and services internal and external to BCUHB, as appropriate, to achieve the optimum health outcome for service users. 
To undertake a range of clerical and administrative tasks which contribute to the smooth running and efficiency of the Healthcare Services. 

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

Working for our organisation

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and Proud to Lead competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the Disability Confident Employer scheme.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

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

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in TRAC. 

Person specification

Qualifications and/or Knowledge

Essential criteria

  • GCSE pass or equivalent in Maths and English Language
  • NVQ Level 2 in pharmacy services or willingness to undertake and achieve NVQ Level 2 within 12 months of appointment
  • Desirable criteria

  • Meets all desirable criteria as per attached job description/person specification
  • Experience

    Essential criteria

  • Working as part of a team
  • Desirable criteria

  • Pharmacy experience in hospital, community or other
  • Customer service experience
  • Aptitude and Abilities

    Essential criteria

  • Good written communication skills
  • Work within own limitations
  • Desirable criteria

  • Knowledge of pharmacy computer systems
  • To work in the UK, all candidates who are not UK or Republic of Ireland (RoI) nationals require sponsorship to obtain either a Health and Care visa or Skilled Worker visa , unless you have permission to work via another route. Non UK / RoI candidates wishing to apply should self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship by visiting Work in the UK . If you are eligible for the Health and Care visa, application costs are lower and you do not need to pay the annual Immigration Health Surcharge.

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    Applicant requirements

    Welsh language skills are desirable

    Welsh language skills are desirable