Medication Administration Assistant - Internal Only

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Salary:
FTE 15,300 per annum, 10,425 pro rata
Role type:
Part Time, Term-Time Only
Hours:
30 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (Term Time)
Contract type:
Permanent
Contract:
Term-time only
Location:
Cheltenham, Gloucester
Closing Date:
15/10/2017
Job Details:

INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY

We are looking to recruit two Medication Administration Assistants for roles in Bradbury Gardens and Elizabeth House (1 role available in each location). This role will be working across two accommodations under the line management of the Residential Manager to oversee the management of medication.  The post holder will have an interest in medicine management systems and processes and will be able to demonstrate accuracy in their work and attention to detail.

You will need a minimum of a Diploma Level 2 and be willing to enrol on a medication management course. 

This role will be responsible to book in medication when it arrives from pharmacy or home and oversee the ordering alongside the Nurse or DP.

You will need to have excellent communication skills as you will be liaising with Pharmacy, GPs, hospital staff, parents and other stake holders.

Auditing and stock control will be part of this role, administering medication to service users will not be an expectation. 

This post is fundamentally an administrator for medication processes.

Important Information

At National Star, we know the value of a diverse workforce, and welcome applications from all areas of the community. This includes those with disabilities, and we are a proud Disability Confident employer and are committed to providing equal opportunities. In 2012 National Star received an 'Outstanding' from Ofsted.

Please note that all applicants will be expected to undertake a DBS Disclosure, and undergo the necessary employer checks. The level of disclosure to be applied for will be dependent on your job role and will be discussed with you during the recruitment process but is usually an enhanced level. Where appropriate, the adult and child barred lists will be checked and we will not employ anyone who appears on either of those registers.

We prefer people to submit an online application as this helps support the charity in saving money. If you have a disability and need to apply using an alternative format, or if you have any technical problems with our recruitment system, please call the HR Team on 01242 527631 or email hr@natstar.ac.uk.

All future correspondence with you will be via email (application acknowledgement, invitation to interview etc). Please check your email regularly.

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