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Senior Pharmacy Assistant (SATO) Reception/Dispensary - Band 3

NHS AfC: Band 3

Main area
Core Clinical Services
NHS AfC: Band 3
37.5 hours per week
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Brunel Building, Southmead Hospital
£17,787 - £20,448 per annum
25/02/2019 23:59

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Senior Pharmacy Assistant (SATO) Reception/Dispensary - Band 3 A great opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and trustworthy person to join our busy, friendly Pharmacy team.

The post involves the supervision and training of staff in the reception area, this will include ensuring suitable levels of reception staff at all times. To organise and replenish stock in the pharmacy shop.

To ensure the accurate supply and dispensing of medicines to In-patients and Out-patients. To supervise and support pharmacy assistants undertaking routine activities necessary for the continuing supply of pharmacy services to the hospital wards, departments and other service users

Previous dispensing experience is essential and trained to NVQ Level 2. 

Previous Reception skills are also essential. 

A good general education demonstrating a suitable level of literacy and numeracy is essential as well as good communication skills, an ability to work well with others along with basic IT skills. This post requires a conscientious and methodical person who is able to keep pace with the work.

This position is a full time post based in the Brunel Building in Southmead Hospital. The post holder will be expected to work 5 days a week between the hours of 09:00 and 19:00 as well as 10:00 to 14:00 on a Saturday or Sunday one week in every 4.

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Further details / informal visits contact

If you are interested in joining our team or have any enquiries about the post please contact:

Lynne Lane, Dispensary Manager

Or Sally Dring, Assistant Dispensary Manager

Or phone

Tel: 0117 414 2312

If you have problems applying, contact

0117 41 41151