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0981 - Senior Medicines Management Technician

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year
Closing date
28 Nov 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking to recruit an experienced pharmacy technician to manage our team of ward based medicine management technicians and assistants. This is an excellent opportunity to develop your leadership skills whilst maintaining your general pharmacy technician skills.

This is a well established post where you will manage and oversee the training of our team of MMTs and assistants as well as maintaining your clinical skills working on the wards as part of a clinical team.

You must be GPhC registered and previous experience within hospital pharmacy essential.

You will need to be committed and have excellent organisational skills. The role is vital in supporting our ward teams to expand our patient focused pharmacy services

Main duties of the job

Manage the current team of ward based medicine management technicians and assistants including staff rotas, sickness and absences

Carry out a full ward service as part of a clinical team, carrying out medicines reconciliation, ordering of medication, facilitating patient discharges

Holding regular team meetings to ensure staff are clear on objectives

Take part in the regular weekend and late night rota

About us

Please note that the Trust reserves the right to close a position early.

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a high performing Trust achieving a Good rating in our most recent Care Quality Commission (CQC) assessment and achieving significant progress in the delivery of our strategic objectives. We are proud of the commitment of our staff to ensuring a strong and sustainable future for this organisation which is highly valued by our local communities.

There has never been a better time to join Barnsley Hospital. It is moving at pace and a we can do this attitude is evident right through the organisation, where staff are engaged for change and committed to being part of the journey to sustainability and growth.

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is committed to promoting equality of opportunity and fair treatment to all applicants regardless of race, nationality, ethnic origin, gender, marital status, mental or physical disability, religion or belief, sexual orientation, age or offending history.

The cost of the DBS (criminal records check) for Band 6 and above roles only will be met by the successful candidate(s) through salary deduction.

Certificates of Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who may require sponsorship under the skilled worker or health & care visa route.

**Please note funding for travel and associated relocation costs may not be covered by the Trust**

Please see further details below.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached Job Description and Person Specification for full details of the role and responsibilities.

Person Specification



  • BTEC in Pharmaceutical Science qualification or equivalent.
  • GPhC Registered



  • Extensive years post qualification experience.
  • Ward based clinical pharmacy experience including re-use of patients own schemes.


  • Practice research experience.

Knowledge and Awareness


  • Understanding of the need for confidentiality.
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety at Work Act, COSHH and Data Protection Act.
  • Extended role checking technician.


  • Awareness of changes in the NHS.

Trust Values


  • In around 100 words please describe what Equality & Diversity means to you and why they are important.
  • In around 100 words please describe how do ensure you build and sustain positive working relationships within a team.

Employer details

Employer name

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Pogmoor Road


South Yorkshire

S75 2EP

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