Job Vacancy - Dispensary Delivery and Collection Driver
Based at The Swan Practice, Buckingham Delivering to Buckingham and the surrounding area within our practice boundary.
Part-time (with opportunity to increase hours) Permanent
Hours per week
15 hours minimum per week
11:00 - 14:00 Daily, Monday to Friday
Band 2-3 – rising from £15,931pro rata (depending on experience)
This role will be to deliver medication to some of our most vulnerable patients, in their homes. You will be handling important medication and documents and will need to ensure this is done safely and securely.
You may have had a driving job before but what is more important is that you are a friendly and caring communicator. You will want to be professional in your conduct and appearance and understand that our patients will come to rely on you and trust you.
On a daily basis you can expect to:
- Plan your route.
- Telephone some patients to make arrangements.
- Deliver medication to patients homes and interact with them or their authorised carer.
- Record the transaction.
- Handle un-delivered medication appropriately.
- Act as a courier for our internal practice documents, between our surgeries.
- Calculate your own expenses.
This a busy and challenging role which will involve some heavy lifting. Full training will be given especially around working safely and effectively.
Please email you CV and a covering letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date 15th March 2019
Ask NHS is now live at your practice
We are pleased to announce that the new app, Ask NHS has now launched at our practice. The app is free to download on any mobile device and provides patients with a symptom checker, self-care advice and access to book the most appropriate GP appointment.
Using the app can help you take more control of your own health. A virtual healthcare assistant, Olivia, will ask you a series of questions (approximately 15) to assess your symptoms in a clinically safe and NICE accredited way. Olivia will then recommend the most appropriate care for you which might be self-care advice via NHS Choices, appropriate GP appointment, GP call back or direction to urgent or emergency care.
For patients who need to see a GP, the app can prioritise those patients into the most appropriate appointment slots based on their needs. You’ll be able to directly book an urgent or routine appointment without having to call the practice.
The Ask NHS app is available on both iOS and Android phones, smart devices. It is free to download from the App Store (Apple devices) or Google Play (Android devices). http://onelink.to/asknhs
Practice Closure - Practice Training Afternoon
The practice will be closed from 1pm, on the afternoon of Tuesday 12th March. If you require medical attention please call NHS111 by dialling 111. For all other enquiries, including prescription requests, please contact the practice when we open the following morning.
New Premises - Frequently Asked Questions
Information for our patients regarding the proposed new site.
Confidentiality - Privacy Notice - October 2018
We have updated our Privacy Notice, published on this website and displayed in our Waiting Rooms.
Foreign Travel Advice
Due to a world wide vaccine shortage, which affects our ability to offer a gold standard service, there may be limited supply of these appointments.
Please visit http://www.masta-travel-health.com or call 0330 100 4268 web for the nearest travel clinic.
Our apologies for any inconvenience.
Buckingham Healthcare Centre
Find out more about our futures plans.