National Medicines Manager

About the Role

The National Medicines Manager is responsible for ensuring St John People have access to appropriate medicines in line with MHRA guidance which is essential to our operational delivery.

Reporting to the Head of Logistics, this role will have responsibility for sourcing medicines, managing the approved list of medicines, managing and ensuring accurate records are kept, the disposal of all medicines and the management of medical gases. The Medicines Manager will be responsible for the development of an external medicines supply offer and will hold excellent relationships with the Clinical, Fleet, Facilities, Procurement and Operational teams.

Please see the job description for more detail (this can be viewed on our website or once you click apply)

About You

To be successful in this role you should be educated to degree level in Pharmacy and have experience of working in a complex organisation assuring the maintenance and replacement provision of time critical equipment. You should also have experience of setting up and managing service contracts and the ability to manage robust equipment and kit governance systems and processes.

About Us

St John Ambulance works at the heart of communities, providing first aid, keeping people safe at events and working alongside the NHS in response to 999 calls.

Every year, hundreds of thousands of people learn how to save a life through our training, education and youth programmes.

Over the next decade, we have bold ambitions to help transform out-of-hospital care, having a positive impact on the people we treat and the communities we serve.

We are a team of 1,600 employees and 18,000 volunteers, united by our goal of saving lives through first aid.

You will receive:

  • Competitive salary & pension scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Health and Wellbeing portal - access to financial, health and wellbeing support and an Employee Assistance Programme
  • Discounts – you’ll have access to Blue Light and NHS Discounts as well as discounts on mobile phones, gym memberships, cinema tickets, restaurants, holidays and shopping.

Interview Date: 14/11/2019

Application Review Date: 10/11/2019

We may review applications before the Application Review Date, however, if you apply after the Application Review Date, your application may not be considered. We will accept applications until we have successfully filled the role.

If you are a current St John Ambulance employee, please apply here: Click here

For all other candidates, or SJA volunteers wishing to apply, please apply below. 

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£40,000 -£50,000

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