Senior Pharmacy Assistant in Glasgow

Senior Pharmacy... Band 3 £21,709 - £23,603 per... Plus £1,117 Distant Islands Allowance per... Permanent, Full Time - 37.5... NHS Western Isles (NHSWI) is seeking an enthusiastic, resourceful and dedicated Senior Pharmacy...

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Senior Pharmacy Assistant

Band 3 £21,709 - £23,603 per annum

Plus £1,117 Distant Islands Allowance per annum

Permanent, Full Time - 37.5 hours

NHS Western Isles (NHSWI) is seeking an enthusiastic, resourceful and dedicated Senior Pharmacy Assistant to play a critical role as part of the Western Isles Hospital Pharmacy team, to assist in the delivery of pharmaceutical care to hospital patients, through the provision of a safe and efficient ward and dispensary-based pharmacy service.

They will support the Pharmacy Technicians, Senior Pharmacy Technicians and Pharmacists, by delivering a high-quality discharge dispensing service and maintaining medication supplies on the wards. They will also be responsible for the receipt and storage of medicines and other general duties.

Previous pharmacy experience is essential and you must have already obtained your NVQ Level 2 in Pharmacy Services Skills or the equivalent GPhC accredited course.

A good general education demonstrating a suitable level of literacy and numeracy is essential as well as good communication skills, an ability to work in teams, along with basic IT skills.This post requires a conscientious and methodical person who is able to work accurately at all times and sometimes on their own.

We are offering an opportunity to live and work in our beautiful and rural island community. You can enjoy amazing outdoor and cultural activities such as kayaking, surfing, climbing, hill walking, diving as well as a wealth of traditional crafts and music related pursuits.   We are also only a short journey from Glasgow, Inverness and Edinburgh by plane, with twice daily ferry sailing to Ullapool.

For more information on living and working in the Western Isles visit the following sites: or

Find NHS Western Isles on Facebook; Twitter @NHSWI.


For an informal chat on the above posts and how it may suit you, please contact Dr Liam Callaghan (Chief Pharmacist) via 01851 708140 or successful applicant will be required to register with the PVG Scheme (Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme). This post is not eligible for relocation expenses.

All NHS Western Isles vacancies appear on the NHS Scotland website along with a job description.

For further details contact 01851 762000.

Closing date: 19th June 2022.


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Type of Contract
Graduate jobs
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Profession type
Health / Medical
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

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