Current Vacancies

    • Pharmacy Technician

      Hours: 37.5 hours per week, worked Monday to Friday, 8.30 am to 4.30 pm

      Salary: £25k - £27k depending on experience

      Closing date: Friday 10th April 2020

      An opportunity has arisen to join our team here at the St Joseph’s Hospice, Thornton, Merseyside.

      If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding role in an environment where no two days are the same then this could be the next step for you. Working alongside our multi-disciplinary team of RGN's, HCA's, GP's and our palliative care consultant we are looking to incorporate and develop this new role where you will be responsible for ensuring the safe delivery of medication on a daily basis.

      This specialist technician role includes:

      Medicines management duties on the in-patient units, completing a medicines reconciliation for all new patients

      Checking dispensed medicines against MAR charts

      Attend weekly MDT meeting, ensuring relevant changes to medication are actioned

      CD balance checks/audits

      Stock management/timely ordering of medication- sourcing alternatives where necessary

      Provide an excellent standard of care, councel patients/carers and relatives on medication use

      We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated person with great communication and organisational skills who will consistently deliver a high standard of care. Applicants should be registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council and hold either the BTEC or NVQ Level 3 Certified Pharmacy Technician qualification, or equivalent. We would also consider applicants from other care settings with a strong medicines management background.

      The successful applicant will have to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

      Benefits:
      Free uniform and mandatory training
      Free onsite parking
      Free meals
      Auto Enrolment pension scheme
      DBS Check free
      Annual leave -22 days plus bank holidays

      Requirements:
      Right to live and work in the UK
      Two referee contact details for your current place of work, including a manager who can comment on your ability
      The post will be subject to an Enhanced DBS Check which will be paid for by the Hospice.

      Job Description

      Application Form

      CVs on their own are not accepted but can be attached to a completed application form.
      To submit your application form, please email Lynn Bennett or call her on 0151 932 2055.

       

    • Healthcare Assistant

      Hours: 36 hours per week based on internal rotation

      Salary: £8.25 to £8.72 per hour - depending on level

      Closing date: Friday 27th March 2020


      We are looking to recruit compassionate, caring Healthcare Assistants who are committed to providing high quality care to patients in line with their individual Care Plan and under the supervision and guidance of the Registered Nurse. To participate in safeguarding patients from abuse, communicate effectively, promote privacy, dignity, choice, independence and individual rights.
      To join our dedicated, caring team, you'll need a minimum of a Care Certificate/ NVQ Level 2 or higher and relevant experience – ideally within a palliative care setting. Emotional strength and the ability to work on your own are crucial, though we will of course provide excellent on-going training and support. We expect you to have a talent for forging strong empathetic relationships with all kinds of people, whilst providing palliative care. Due to the nature of the role a flexible approach including the ability to work nights is essential.
      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.

      Benefits:
      Free uniform and mandatory training
      Free onsite parking
      Free meals
      Auto Enrolment pension scheme
      DBS Check free
      Annual leave -20 days plus bank holidays

      Requirements:
      Right to live and work in the UK
      Two referee contact details for your current place of work, including a manager who can comment on your clinical ability
      The post will be subject to an Enhanced DBS Check which will be paid for by the Hospice.

      Job Description

      Application Form

      CVs on their own are not accepted but can be attached to a completed application form.
      To submit your application form, please email Lynn Bennett or call her on 0151 932 2055.
       


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