Pharmacy Senior Assistant Technical Officer
University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust
Derby, England, GB
4d ago
source : GOV.UK

A Vacancy at University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust.

The Central Aseptic Unit at the Royal Derby Hospital has a great opportunity to join their enthusiastic, skilled team.

The unit has a Manufacturer's Specials License and supplies aseptic (sterile) products to the Trust, community and other hospitals.

You will work as part of a team providing a variety of support functions to the clean room areas, work within the clean rooms and participate in the manufacture of aseptically prepared products.

Training will be provided by the in-house training team, although knowledge of working in an aseptic unit would be an advantage.

This is a full time position which is 37.5 hours per week.


You must be reliable, enthusiastic, self-motivated and possess good communication skills. To work within a cleanroom environment you must be prepared to wear sterile cleanroom clothing, face mask and goggles and adhere to standard operating procedures.

You must be able to undertake local training within the Pharmacy field and NVQ Level 2 in Pharmacy services. NVQ Level 2 is desirable, however, not essential as full training will be provided.

Participation in the weekend and Bank holiday rota would be required.

In return we will offer :

  • Development opportunities, including both professional and leadership development, together with an opportunity to work across some or all of our 5 sites depending on specialty
  • Support through every step of the way from recruitment to when you join our team and beyond
  • Friendly, supportive and caring colleagues
  • A variety of other staff benefits including employee assistance programme, discounted gym membership, onsite fitness classes, car schemes
  • Key facts about our Trust :

  • Every day our hospitals see more than 4,000 outpatients
  • We see more Trauma & Orthopaedic outpatients than any other Trust over 3,300 per week
  • An average 860 patients are seen in A&E every day the 6th largest in the country
  • Our hospitals admit more than 220 emergency patients every day
  • We carry out more planned surgical operations than any other Trust in England with almost 50,000 operations taking place in our 52 operating theatres
  • We are one of only 5 Trusts nationally with more than 50 operating theatres
  • We carry out more than 300 elective procedures each working day
  • We employ 12,000 staff across our 5 hospital sites
  • We have a Director of Allied Health Professionals who is committed to provide leadership, progression and direction to AHPs
  • Closing date of applications - 29 July 2020

    Interview date - 12 August 2020

    Due to COVID-19 and the Governments guidance on social distancing your interview may be carried out via Microsoft Teams.

    If this is the case you will be notified in advance so that if you don’t have the app you can download it either on to your phone or computer / laptop.

    The download is free of charge. Where your interview is face to face, the Trust will ensure social distancing. You will be required to wear a mask on all UHDB premises.

    If you have Covid-19 related symptoms or are shielding and have been invited for a face to face interview please request a Microsoft Teams interview.

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    This advert closes on Wednesday 29 Jul 2020

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