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Pharmacy Dispensing Supervisor

band 3

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Pharmacy Dispenser
band 3
Full Time
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Conquest Hospital
St. Leonards on Sea
£16,968 to £19,852
25/10/2017 23:59

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust provides NHS hospital and community services throughout East Sussex. We provide our services at two district general hospitals, Conquest Hospital and Eastbourne District General Hospital, community hospitals in Bexhill, Crowborough, Lewes, Rye and Uckfield and a number of clinics and health centres, GP surgeries, schools and in people’s homes. 

The Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to the improving working lives of all our staff. A wide range of staff benefits are available to staff and these include: staff development, pension scheme, on-site nurseries within the acute hospitals, access to sports and social clubs, staff restaurants, on-site accommodation, staff gymnasiums, squash and tennis court plus heated outdoor swimming pool (Eastbourne only), staff lottery.

Please download the Recruitment Information Leaflet for guidance on making a successful application


A vacancy has arisen for a Dispensary Supervisor (Band 3) in the Pharmacy Dept. at Conquest Hospital, St. Leonards on Sea, which is part of the East Sussex Healthcare Trust.

The post holder will be responsible for organising the daily workload and supervising the team in a busy Pharmacy Dispensary area.

Working as part of the pharmacy team, dispensary involves the supply of medicines to patients and wards, working within a multi-disciplinary team, including: stock management, issuing of pharmaceutical products, and day-to-day maintenance of the robotic automatic dispensing system. To support new and trainee staff as and when required.

We are looking for an applicant with enthusiasm and innovative thinking.

Proven organisational and team leading skills are essential along with good verbal communication skills.

Experience of working and supervising in a pharmacy dispensary environment is necessary along with an associated NVQ or equivalent qualification.

A good standard of health & fitness is necessary as this work can be strenuous.

This is a full time post (37.5 hours a week). Hours include weekend work and bank holiday working on a rota basis. Cover for late night working will also be required on a weekly basis.
This post requires the post holder to work across all East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust sites; however a designated base site will be assigned.

For further details / informal visits please contact:
Alan Hopkins or Amy Penfold
01424 755255 ext: 8005

Interview date 6 November 2017

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Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Alan Hopkins or Amy Penfold
01424 755255 ext: 8005

If you have problems applying, contact

01323 417400 ext 4142