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PRESCRIPTION CHARGES - If you pay for your prescriptions the NHS Prescription Charge increased to £8.80 for each item dispensed from 1st April 2018.



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PRESCRIPTION REQUESTSWe require at least 3 FULL WORKING DAYS to prepare your paper or electronic prescription as per NHS standard. This excludes procurement and dispensing time which is subject to separate clinical and safety standards.  You may not request items which are not on your repeat list due to local health policy restrictions in that items which are used occasionally and are available at a pharmacy must be purchased at a pharmacy, whether you are exempt or not from prescription charges. We encourage patients to register for SystmOnline prescription ordering. Just ask a member of our reception team.

Vacancies

Dispenser

We are looking to appoint a highly motivated and dynamic qualified Dispenser to join our busy and friendly team at Long Bennington Medical Centre working a minimum of 25 hours per week, between 8.00am and 6.30pm, Monday to Friday, but up to 37.5 hours per week to cover holidays and sickness. Additional cover will be for at least 20 weeks per year.

The position requires an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual who demonstrates:

  • excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • excellent customer service skills

  • a methodical approach to detailed work with a high attention to detail

  • an aptitude to remain calm in stressful situations

  • ability to deal with confidential information and follow set processes

  • the ability to provide flexibility in the absence of colleagues

Previous experience and knowledge of SystmOne would be an advantage, however full training can be provided.

As a Dispenser, you will be responsible for ensuring that patients receive a friendly, attentive and professional service. The Dispenser’s core duties will include, but not be limited to:

  • Accurately dispensing and checking prescriptions, championing dispensary standards
  • Labelling and dispensing of medications

  • Ordering stock and stock control

  • General day to day housekeeping and administrative duties

  • Working closely with the Dispensary Manager/GP lead for Prescribing regarding safe prescribing/processes

You must have a NVQ Level 2 or equivalent in Pharmacy or Dispensing services

Closing Date: Wednesday 22nd August 2018

Interviews: Monday 3rd September 2018

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 (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Please note that we reserve the right to close this post early should we receive a significant number of satisfactory applications.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted to be invited for interview. CV's will not be accepted.

To apply click HERE. This will take you to the NHS Jobs website.

 



 
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