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Band 5 - Senior Technician - Production Services

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
£32,720 to £39,769 per annum inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
26 Sep 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Please see attached job description for more information about this role and working at Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust.

Main duties of the job

The opportunity has arisen for a qualified Pharmacy Technician to join our Pharmacy Production Unit. The post would suit a qualified Pharmacy technician who is currently working in a Pharmacy Production unit or Pharmaceutical Industry with experience of manufacturing work.

You must have aseptic manufacturing experience, be well-motivated, have good communication skills and work well in a team.

The post covers a wide range of duties as outlined in the Job summary section of the job description and you must participate in continuing professional development.

You will hold a BTEC/NVQ3 in Pharmaceutical science or equivalent academic study and be registered with an appropriate scientific body.

The position is a permanent post of 37.5hrs per week and will include weekend and bank holiday cover as per rota in Production Unit(s). The post may involve cross-site working at the Royal Free Hampstead site and any other hospitals that joins our group model. Full support is available and we fully encourage the training and development of all our staff.

About us

The Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK's biggest and most innovative trusts. Across three main hospitals, our dedicated army of staff care for over 1.6million patients, treat more than 200,000 in A& E, deliver over 8,000 babies and carry out more than 17million tests.

Our size, scale and influence offer you unrivalled career opportunities and a forward-thinking approach to working that works around your lifestyle. From flexible hours and generous benefits, to next level training, we make it easier to take your career to the top

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached job description for more information about this role and working at Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust.

Person Specification

Royal Free World Class Values


  • Demonstrable ability to meet the Trust Values

Education & professional Qualifications


  • Pharmacy Technician Registered with an approved scientific body
  • NVQ3/BTEC in pharmaceutical science or equivalent academic study
  • Evidence of CPD



  • Demonstrable experience in pharmacy production services with aseptic production for chemotherapy and parenteral nutrition (with or without Specials License) or equivalent gained from either hospital pharmacy or industrial pharmaceutical manufacturing units, where GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) is enforced
  • Experience of working in an aseptic environment with clean room gowning for lengthy periods
  • Experience of multi -disciplinary team working


  • Experience of training, supervising, and developing of junior and rotational staff

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust


Barnet Hospital

Wellhouse Lane



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