Oncology Pharmacy Assistant - Technical Services
Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
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Band 2 to 3 career progression - Oncology Pharmacy Assistant Technical Services
An ideal opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and committed individual to gain specialised skills within the technical team in Oncology Pharmacy.
You will join a team of oncology pharmacists, technicians and assistants who are committed to the development of pharmacy services to cancer patients and will have the opportunity to participate in new initiatives to improve our service to this patient group.
You should possess excellent communication skills with an awareness of the challenges of working within a healthcare setting, be visible and accessible with quality and standards as your priority. You will need to be flexible and resilient in order to cope with the demands of the role.
You will be a highly motivated individual with excellent interpersonal and communication skills, be able to plan and work independently as well as being a good team player.
Main duties of the job
The progression is reliant upon completion of training programmes, validations and competencies, alongside at least a years' experience within the role.
You will be based at Tunbridge Well's hospital within the pharmacy department.
This is a full-time post working 37.5 hours per week.
Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust is a large acute hospital Trust in the county of Kent.
The Trust provides a full range of general hospital services and some areas of specialist complex care to around 500,000 people living in the south part of West Kent and the north part of East Sussex.
The Trust's core catchment areas are Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells and their surrounding boroughs. We work from two main clinical sites: Maidstone Hospital and Tunbridge Wells Hospital at Pembury. Tunbridge Wells Hospital opened in 2011 and provides single rooms with en-suites for all in-patients - the first of its kind in the country.
Once your pre-employment checks have been completed you will be contacted by Recruitment to arrange your start date which will be in line with one of our Corporate Inductions.
Please note that appointment to this post will be subject to a satisfactory Disclosure & Barring Service Check at enhanced level. (Enhanced level now includes regulated checks against vulnerable adults and children)
At MTW, we seek to develop a culture where everyone can reach their full potential with opportunities to grow and develop their career. We recognise and value the unique contributions that each of our staff bring, delivering the best quality care and service to our patients. We are committed to being a diverse employer and strive to reflect everyone in our local communities. We welcome applications from people of diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experiences and celebrate the diversity of thought, viewpoints and ideas that will make our Trust the best place to work.
Interview Date: TBC