Location
West Yorkshire HMP Wealstun
Specialism
Pharmacy
Advertising Salary
£12.89 per hour
Vacancy Type
Casual/Bank
Schedule Type
Part Time

About The Role

Have you thought about working within prison healthcare?
Prisons are one of the most challenging, yet rewarding places for healthcare professionals to work - if you’re looking for a role where you can develop your existing skills and learn something new every day in an environment that never stands still, then this is it!

As a Pharmacy Checker, you will be responsible for the second checking of all controlled drugs under the direct supervision of the Pharmacy Technician. The role will involve making accurate entries into controlled drug registers. You'll be required to support and provide a timely and efficient pharmaceutical service to the prison wings. As an integral member of the Pharmacy Team, you'll contribute to the development of and support implementation of medicine management strategy and associated services and projects You may be required to take on a role of working across multiple Pharmacy Services if and when required.

About You

It goes without saying that you'll be highly organised, have excellent attention to detail and have good communication skills - both verbal and written. Experience of working within a multi-disciplinary team would be beneficial, as is experience within a Pharmacy service.

You’ll receive an hourly pay rate of £12.89. We offer a whole host of additional benefits such as: free DBS check, free uniform, an extensive training and induction structure for all employees along with an employee recognition scheme (for anyone you refer into a permanent role). 

It doesn’t stop there… we also offer a company pension scheme which we as Practice Plus Group also pay into, NHS blue light card, discounted Costco memberships, access to Boundless memberships for attractions and parks, shopping discounts, free eye tests for computer screen users, and an 24/7 employee assistance helpline.

About Us

Prisons are one of the most challenging, yet rewarding places for healthcare professionals to work. If you are looking for a role where you can develop your existing skills and learn something new every day in an environment that never stands still, then this is it!

Practice Plus Group is a specialist provider of NHS services into prison healthcare across over 45 different prisons, young offenders and immigration removal centres. We believe in putting the patient first, regardless of the environment or their history. The prison population is one of the most vulnerable and challenged patient groups in society and the delivery of their health care is conducted within often difficult and demanding environments.

HMP Wealstun is a Category C men's prison, located near the village of Thorp Arch in West Yorkshire. Which is based 30 minute from Leeds, and 5 minutes from the A1 just off Boston Spa.

Working shift patterns cover a variety of hours between 7am – 7:30pm. The site currently has departments for Mental Health, Substance misuse, Primary care and admin.

 Practice Plus Group’s mission is Access to Excellence.  Our core values are; 

• We treat patients and each other as we would like to be treated,
• We act with integrity
• We embrace diversity
• We strive to do things better together. 
•  Patients can only access excellence if we commit to living our values in everything we do when we’re at work.

If you share these values and have transferable skills we want to meet you!

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