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Level 2 Apprenticeship in Pharmacy Services

Oxford University Hosp
John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford
Competitive salary
Closing date
17 Sep 2021
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Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research.

The Trust comprises four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton General Hospital in Banbury.

Our values, standards and behaviours define the quality of clinical care we offer and the professional relationships we make with our patients, colleagues and the wider community. We call this Delivering Compassionate Excellence and its focus is on our values of compassion, respect, learning, delivery, improvement and excellence. These values put patients at the heart of what we do and underpin the quality healthcare we would like for ourselves or a member of our family. Watch how we set out to deliver compassionate excellence via the OUH YouTube channel.

Many of our recruitment programmes use V alue Based Interviewing to identify those who have the skills we seek, who share our values and who are able to deliver compassionate excellence from the outset. We know that this makes a significant difference to your job satisfaction and above all the outcomes and experience of our patients and their families.

Level 2 Apprenticeship in Pharmacy John Radcliffe Hospital

Salary: £180 per week

37.5hours per week - 15-month fixed term contract


My name is Jane Pyatt, my role as the Lead Practitioner Development Technician for the OUHFT Pharmacy Department means that I am privileged to lead the training for our fantastic team of Pharmacy Level 2 apprentices, enabling them to gain the skills necessary to become a Pharmacy Assistant within one of our departments across the trust. Pharmacy Assistants are essential members of the pharmacy team working under the supervision of a Pharmacist and alongside Pharmacy Technicians to provide pharmaceutical care for the patient. The duties are varied, and it is not simply a matter of counting tablets. I am currently looking for a level 2 Pharmacy apprentice to join the Horton Pharmacy department.

During your 15-month contract full practical in-house training will be provided, working towards gaining a BTEC Level 2 Certificate in Principles and Practice for Pharmacy Support staff, this qualification will provide you with the skills to work as a Pharmacy Assistant. You must be a team player, keen to further your education, and have a good attention to detail as well as the ability to work accurately in a busy environment and be able to communicate clearly with patients and staff.

It is desirable that you have 4 GCSEs of 3 or above, including Maths and English but we can help with functional skills.

If you are interested in an informal discussion about the role, then I would be pleased to speak to you! Please feel free to contact me on the numbers below or via my email, or feel free to make an appointment for me to show you around and answer your questions.

For further information contact Jane Pyatt Practitioner Development Technician on 01295 229652/01865 221109.

Some posts will be subject to criminal records bureau checks.

Equality of opportunity is assured and we are committed to improving your working life.

Our no smoking policy advances a healthier environment.

Closing date 30/09/2021

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameJane PyattJob titleLead Practitioner Development TechnicianEmail addressjane.pyatt@ouh.nhs.ukTelephone number01865 221109Additional contact information

Jane Pyatt, Lead Practitioner Development Technician,, 01865 221109

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Please note that this post is subject to a 6 month probationary period. If you currently hold a contract of employment with the Oxford University Hospitals, this will not apply. This statement does not apply to Medical staff or Executive Appointments.

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