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Pharmacy Volunteer


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Southport DGH
Southport & Ormskirk
31/05/2019 23:59

Working for Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust offers all the benefits of coast and country living with the convenience of big city life.

We have miles of unspoilt coastline on our doorstep, attractive commuter towns, picturesque villages and stunning countryside all within easy reach. Excellent transport links mean the vibrant, historic city of Liverpool is only a short journey away. Shops, bars, restaurants, museums, galleries, a World Heritage listed waterfront and, of course, two Premiership football teams makes this a destination for travellers from across the world.

The University of Liverpool has awarded us the status of University Clinical Education Centre in recognition of the high standard of training provided for students on placement to the Trust.

We pride ourselves in providing safe, clean and friendly care, and recruit to our SCOPE values. We also offer a range of family friendly options to staff.


Job Title – Pharmacy Volunteer

Site Location - Southport DGH

Speciality - Volunteer

Status of Contract – Volunteer

Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust provides healthcare in hospital and the community to 258,000 people across Southport, Formby and West Lancashire.

Acute care is provided at Southport and Formby District General Hospital and Ormskirk District General Hospital. This includes adults’ and children’s accident and emergency services, intensive care and a range of medical and surgical specialities. Women’s and children’s services, including maternity, are provided at Ormskirk hospital.

The North West Regional Spinal Injuries Centre at Southport hospital provides specialist care for spinal patients from across the North West, North Wales and the Isle of Man.

The Trust also provides sexual health services for the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton.


We are looking for a volunteer to assist the pharmacy department. duties may include:-

To be a member of the Pharmaceutical Service volunteer team as required at Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust.To liaise with various members of the Pharmacy team and ward staff

Take sealed green bags or travel folders to wards/departments and obtaining authorised signature of receipt from recipient.

If no staff are available then the delivery must be returned to Pharmacy and reported to the Dispensary Manager.

Return paperwork including receipt of drugs signatures to pharmacy.

To receive and check details on incoming prescriptions

To answer telephone and face to face queries of a routine nature from a wide range of staff groups, either in the Pharmacy or on the wards. Refer appropriate queries to the relevant member of the Pharmacy team when necessary.

Dress & conduct should be of a standard that promotes patient & public confidence in the ability of the individual and the service as a whole

Advertised Date - 1st May 2019

Closing Date - 31st May 2019

 Shortlisting Date – 3rd June 2019

Interview Date - Week commencing 17th June 2019

This post will be subject to a Standard DBS Check



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Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such 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 to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Irene Gardner


If you have problems applying, contact

Southport & Ormskirk NHS Trust
Town Lane
01695 656583