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Hours:

Full-Time

Salary:

Excellent Salary and Benefits

Locations:

Burton upon Trent

Dispenser

A number of opportunities have arisen for Dispensers to join our Dispensary operation in our Burton head office. We are looking for colleagues who will support in the supply of medicinal products to our Healthcare at Home customers and make a positive contribution to the dispensary function.

 

At the core of our values is our commitment to improve patient experience and outcomes and this role is no different. Is this opportunity to make a difference?

 

Healthcare at Home … a little about us...

 

Our vision is simple, we help our patients have their best day, every day.

 

Working alongside healthcare providers and pharmaceutical companies, we ensure first class clinical care in the home to our patients and provide greater insights and efficiencies to our customers.

 

Delivering through a patient centric approach, coupled with the introduction of user friendly technology, we provide clear visibility of the patient’s adherence and persistence, resulting in improved outcomes. All this contributes to supporting our customers to identify interventions which enables patients to rediscover ‘their normal’ and have their best day every day.

 

 

What does a Dispenser do at Healthcare at Home?

 

Deliver Results:

  • Delivery of Objectives: ensure personal targets/objectives are achieved and make a positive contribution to Dispensary function delivering against its OGSM goals

 

Transcribing, Dispensing and Compliance

  • To accurately transcribe prescriptions from the prescriber into healthcare home electronic format, which in turn will populate the patient medication labels
  • Ensure prescriptions meet legal requirements as per guidelines and regulations
  • Liaise with prescribers and patients to resolve prescription queries
  • To accurately and efficiently pick, dispense and pack medication and ancillary products, in line with all relevant regulatory and Company requirements and procedures, for Healthcare at Home patients
  • To ensure that safe systems of work are practiced with due regard to Health and Safety regulations and pharmaceutical standards
  • To perform duties in accordance with specific service contracts
  • Ensure medication is safe to supply to the patient

 

Workflow

  • To process prescriptions efficiently to meet agreed productivity targets
  • To effectively rotate between therapies when working whilst maintaining accuracy
  • To process prescriptions accurately to allow for the correct production of medication labels and Sales Orders
  • To rotate stock, check dates and ensure, as part of the dispensing process, that any issues are brought to the attention of the leadership team

Training & Continuous Improvement

  • Maintain professional knowledge base
  • Complete all mandatory training and identify areas for improvement
  • Record any near misses or dispensing errors and highlight to the leadership team
  • Ensure reflective practices are completed and to implement preventative actions into working practices

 

Other

  • To provide flexibility around shift, weekend and late working
  • To safely and accurately pack medication and wholesale orders according to the Sales Orders and in line with Packing Competencies
  • To carry out any other reasonable duties defined by the leadership team

Skills/Abilities:

  • Meticulous and thorough approach to work with an excellent eye for detail
  • Ability and willingness to learn
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Well-developed communication skills
  • Willingness to work in a closed environment with no face to face contact with patients
  • Willingness to work in a fairly repetitive role
  • Ability to maintain accuracy while working at pace
  • Proficient in the use of I.T. systems

Package:

  • Salary of £18,907.20 per Annum
  • Fully funded NVQ Level 2 in Pharmacy Dispensing
  • 40 hours per week, Mon-Fri, rotating shifts between 8am and 6pm
  • Contributory Pension Scheme

  • Provide Private Healthcare Cover after two years’ service
  • Death in Service
  • Annual Holiday – 25 days plus 8 days bank holiday
  • Bike to Work Scheme
  • Online Benefits Portal

Healthcare at Home are an equal opportunities employer 

 

HCAH20 

Should you have any questions in relation to roles or careers at Healthcare at Home, please contact us. Any one of the recruitment team will be happy to help.

Please contact us on phone:

01283 506 555

Please contact us by email:

recruitment@hah.co.uk

 

Our opening hours are:

M-F 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
Sat and Bank holidays 8:00 am – 4:30