Location
West Midlands HMP Oakwood
Specialism
Pharmacy
Advertising Salary
Up to £20220 depending on experience
Vacancy Type
Permanent
Schedule Type
Full Time

About The Role

37.5hrs per week, up to £20,220 

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 Assistant you will be completing general dispensary duties and stock management within our Pharmacy Hub at HMP Oakwood.  You will be working as an active member of the Pharmacy team to ensure the men in our care and wider catchment areas, receive the medications they require in a timely manner. Duties include receiving prescriptions, answering any queries, stock management and ensuring medications are processed for delivery to seven prisons in the midlands area, Monday – Friday.

It is a requirement that all Pharmacy Assistants hold NVQ Level 2 in Pharmacy Skills.

About You

We offer opportunities to develop in to a specialist role of your interest which in turn benefits the service such as guided Level 3 Pharmacy Technician courses. Progression in your career is fully encouraged and supported by Practice Plus Group at HMP Oakwood

How will we support you?
• Bespoke induction
• Competency framework
• Regional and national career development opportunities
• Our bespoke Learning Management System to address your learning needs
• Support from the wider team
 
You’ll receive an annual salary up to £20220 per annum - depending on experience. We offer a whole host of additional benefits such as: cycle to work scheme, free DBS check, free uniform, an extensive training and development structure for all employees along with an employee recognition scheme. 

It doesn’t stop there… we also offer a company pension scheme which we as Practice Plus Group also pay into, 25 days annual leave increasing with service up to 28 days per year, plus 8 public bank holidays (pro-rata for part-time), NHS blue light card, discounted Costco memberships, access to Boundless memberships for attractions and parks, shopping discounts, free eye tests for computer screen users, an 24/7 employee assistance helpline and financial assistance when you need it.

You will need to hold NVQ Level 2 and undertake CPD.
 
 

About Us

About the Company:

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.


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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