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Pharmacy Clerical Officer- Homecare and High Cost Drugs

Band 2

Main area
Pharmacy
Grade
Band 2
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
438-RC1121
Site
Royal Preston Hospital
Town
Preston
Salary
£17,460 - £18,702 per annum
Closing
19/08/2018 23:59
Interview date
28/08/2018

Pharmacy Clerical Officer - Homecare and High Cost Drugs

An exciting role has become available due to expansion of the current team, providing a great opportunity to enhance your knowledge of homecare medicines services and commissioning of specialist drugs.

Key duties in the role include: 

  • To plan, prioritise and organise the homecare administrative workload within pharmacy. 
  • To be responsible for supporting the senior homecare clerical officer and other pharmacy staff with respect to homecare medicines management. 
  • To assist in the preparation, analysis and presentation of reports and information on financial drug data and usage within the agreed financial timescales.

The Pharmacy department at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals (LTHTR) is an innovative and exciting place to work and we are working to further enhance the high quality services provided. 

The successful candidate will have excellent knowledge of Microsoft office computer systems, good organisational and time management skills and be able to work under pressure and to strict deadlines. You will be fully supported by the wider Pharmacy Team and where necessary training will be provided to further develop the skills for this role.  

We are one of the largest trusts in the Country, providing district general hospital services to people in Preston and Chorley and specialist care (Neurology, Neurosurgery, Burns and Plastics, Oncology and Renal Medicine) to 1.5m people across Lancashire and South Cumbria. In addition we are proud to be the regional Major Trauma Centre providing life and limb saving treatment for patients throughout Lancashire and South Cumbria.  

At Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust our aim is to always provide excellent care with compassion to deliver the highest quality of care our patients deserve.  We value the personal skills, experiences and qualities that individuals bring to the Trust; creating an inclusive working environment to attract talented people who feel motivated, involved and able to influence the future direction of our services.  The wellbeing of staff is important to us; we have a dedicated Health and Wellbeing team who provide support on a range of topics, run fitness classes and organise mindfulness sessions.  As an employer we have earned a reputation for focusing on the development of our staff and for being an organisation people are proud to work for.

Interview date: Tuesday 28th August 2018

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Further details / informal visits contact

For an informal discussion regarding this post please contact Austin Starmer – Pharmacy Senior Clerical Officer - Homecare and High Cost Drugs on 01772 524003

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01257 245475