014809 Pharmacy Support Worker, Pharmacy
Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

Job reference: 014089

Location: Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

Job closing date: 03/02/2020

Job posted date: 20/01/2020

Salary: Band 2 (£18,383 - £20,015)

Employment type: Permanent

Job Type: Other Therapeutic

Hours of work: 15

Department: Pharmacy

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Lothian

Pharmacy Support Worker (Band 2)

15 hours/week (0.4 wte)

Thursday and Friday, 08:30 – 16:30


Salary £18,383 - £20,015 (pro rata)

We are looking for a friendly, approachable, efficient and team-orientated Pharmacy Support Worker to join the Aseptic Services and Radiopharmacy teams at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh. This is a fantastic opportunity to become part of highly specialised teams of technicians, pharmacists and support workers that have established a positive team culture to ensure you have an enjoyable experience at work, enabling you to reach your full potential.

Each team works closely together to support each other in providing pharmaceuticals to patients. Aseptic Services supply adult, child and neonatal patients at the Royal Infirmary and Royal Hospital for Sick Children. Radiopharmacy supply nine hospitals in Lothian, Borders and Fife. 

Duties include assisting in the tray preparation processes for aseptic dispensing, package and despatch of radioactive medicines, participation in environmental monitoring, aseptic suite cleaning and disinfection programmes, stock management, administration and general housekeeping tasks.

Previous experience is advantageous, although not essential, as training will be provided.  Basic computing skills are essential.

For further information, please contact Lesley O’Brien or Nicola Grieve on 0131 242 2930

NHS Lothian is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce, and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best.

To this end, NHS Lothian welcomes applications from all sections of society.

***PLEASE NOTE: We cannot accept late applications so please ensure your application is submitted early***

This post requires the post holder to have a PVG Scheme membership/ record. If the post holder is not a current PVG member for the required regulatory group (i.e. child and/or adult) then an application will need to be made to Disclosure Scotland and deemed satisfactory before they can begin in post. 


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