With a turnover of £1.4 billion and a workforce of around 16,000, Barts Health is the largest NHS trust in the country, and one of Britain’s leading healthcare providers. The Trust’s five hospitals – St Bartholomew’s Hospital in the City, including the Barts Heart Centre, The Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel, Newham University Hospital in Plaistow, Whipps Cross University Hospital in Leytonstone and Mile End – deliver high quality compassionate care to the 2.5 million people of East London and beyond.
Recent improvements has led to a stronger focus on providing Safe and Compassionate care to our patients and this has increased opportunities available to learn, develop and expand your career. We believe that providing excellent education, training and development for our staff is essential. We offer a wide range of benefits for example access to childcare vouchers, home-electronic scheme giving you discounted prices for home –electronics, salary sacrifice for cars, season ticket loans and access to staff discount for local restaurants and gyms
So while we are improving, you can too - within a professionally challenging yet exciting environment.
Section Supervisor Band 5
Barts Pharmaceuticals are established NHS acute Trust supplying specials to over 140 customers across the UK and Southern Ireland. Our Pharmacy Manufacturing Unit (PMU) based in The Royal London Hospital holds a Specials Manufacturing License and Investigational Medicinal Products (IMP) License.
We have the unique opportunity to offer a Section Supervisor post to an enthusiastic and motivated individual who wishes to develop their technical knowledge through working in a busy aseptic unit
This is a rotational post across three sites including St Bartholomew’s Hospital, The Royal London Hospital and Whipps Cross University Hospital. The three sites combined provide cytotoxic, parenteral nutrition, sterile manufactured products, CIVAS, Specials and Over-labeling and re-packaging to a variety of wards and clinics within the hospitals and to over 200 customers throughout the UK and Ireland.
This post aims to provide training and experience in a wide range of production activities, including supervising, training, work load scheduling and planning skills etc. for technicians wishing to specialize in Production Services. You would ensure all work is completed in a timely manner. This includes supervising ATO’s, processes and use of equipment in the preparation of manufactured products. You will be involved in operational and technical projects in support of quality improvement, operational efficiency and cost reduction programs. You will be an accredited checker for specified in process checks.
Full training will be given with opportunities actively encouraged to develop your technical knowledge. So if you highly skilled and motivated technician, already experienced in a manufacturing role within hospital or industry and looking for the next career step then you should consider applying for this role.
Delivery of an excellent, responsive, safe and timely service is critical. Ongoing personal development opportunities are provided to facilitate this. We are therefore looking for people willing to show their commitment to delivering excellence and working with us to make pharmacy a great place to be, for all staff in our wider team.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Jahangir Chowdhury on 020 3246077/ 0208 535 6746/ 020 346 55134 or email Jahangir.Chowdhury@bartshealth.nhs.uk
We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential.
As an Equal Opportunities Employer we actively support applications from individuals’ who apply under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme and will process your application as appropriate.
We reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once a sufficient number of applications has been received and we regret that we are unable to provide notification if your application is unsuccessful.
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