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Deputy Dispensary Manager

Employer
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Bromley
Salary
£40,701 to £48,054 per annum including HCA
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The post holder will support the Dispensary Manager in the provision of all operational aspects of the dispensary service at King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and will deputise as necessary in the management of the service.

Aside from facilitating, the rapid discharge of patients from hospital and to ensure that Pharmacy and the Trust meets its objectives with regards to TTA turnaround times the post holder will also be responsible for facilitating workflow for in-patients, out-patients and controlled drug dispensing.

This post holder will ensure that all dispensary staff work to a high standard in providing quality pharmacy services to patients and other Healthcare workers using the dispensary service at King's.

Main duties of the job

To organise and manage the provision of all dispensary-based services, including inpatients, outpatients, and controlled drugs to agreed performance targets with guidance and support from the dispensary manager .

To supervise staff and activities in the dispensary to ensure that all work in completed accurately, promptly and in order of priority. To address issues with individuals as they arise.

To implement planned service developments effectively.

To manage the stock control in dispensary under the direction of the dispensary manager, ensuring the efficient use of all resources, keeping waste to a minimum and encouraging the re-use of medicines when appropriate.

To ensure that all staff have received appropriate training for the tasks that they are required to complete, including competency assessments.

To ensure that the dispensary satisfies all legislation and good practice recommendations relating to the safe storage and supply of medicines.

To arrange cover for the duties of the other senior dispensary staff in their absence.

About us

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK's largest and busiest teaching Trusts with a turnover of c�1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 15,000 staff based across South East London. The Trust provides a full range of local and specialist services across its five sites. The trust-wide strategy of Strong Roots, Global Reach is our Vision to be BOLD, Brilliant people, Outstanding care, Leaders in Research, Innovation and Education, Diversity, Equality and Inclusion at the heart of everything we do. By being person-centred, digitally-enabled, and focused on sustainability, we aim to take Team King's to another level.

We are at a pivotal point in our history and we require individuals who are ready to join a highly professional team and make a real, lasting difference to our patients and our people.

King's is committed to delivering Sustainable Healthcare for All via our Green Plan. In line with national Greener NHS ambitions, we have set net zero carbon targets of 2040 for our NHS Carbon Footprint and 2045 for our NHS Carbon Footprint Plus. Everyone's contribution is required in order to meet the goals set out in our Green Plan and we encourage all staff to work responsibly, minimising their contributions to the Trust's carbon emissions, waste and pollution wherever possible.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To organise and manage the provision of all dispensary-based services, including inpatients, outpatients, and controlled drugs to agreed performance targets with guidance and support from the dispensary manager .

To supervise staff and activities in the dispensary to ensure that all work in completed accurately, promptly and in order of priority. To address issues with individuals as they arise.

To implement planned service developments effectively.

To manage the stock control in dispensary under the direction of the dispensary manager, ensuring the efficient use of all resources, keeping waste to a minimum and encouraging the re-use of medicines when appropriate.

To ensure that all staff have received appropriate training for the tasks that they are required to complete, including competency assessments.

To ensure that the dispensary satisfies all legislation and good practice recommendations relating to the safe storage and supply of medicines.

To arrange cover for the duties of the other senior dispensary staff in their absence.

Person Specification

GPhC Registration

Essential

  • Professional registration with the General Pharmaceutical Council


Relevant Experience

Essential

  • Significant experience relevant to Hospital Pharmacy Practice with assessed competencies


Employer details

Employer name

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Princess Royal University Hospital

Farnborough Common

Bromley

BR6 8ND

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213-CAY-6427225

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