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Pharmacy Technician Higher Level - Education and Training

Employer
Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Grimsby
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pro rata
Closing date
9 Dec 2023

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Profession
Pharmacist, Pharmacy technician
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are delighted to offer this new and exciting vacancy to join the pharmacy team and assist in developing the pharmacy workforce across the trust.

We are looking for pharmacy technician who is motivated, enthusiastic and passionate about pharmacy education and training and workforce development to join our team to support training of our apprentices, pharmacy support workers, pre-registration trainee pharmacy technician and pharmacy technicians.

This is an excellent opportunity for a pharmacy technician who loves communicating and has an urge to teach and learn.

Main duties of the job

To facilitate the training in medicine management and medicines optimisation for all relevant pharmacy staff members within the Trust.

Provide training and support to facilitate the attainment of level 2 standards in Pharmacy Services and 3 standards in Pharmacy Technician (Integrated).

To assist in supporting the pharmacy apprentices.

To undertake the duties of a Pharmacy Technician- Extended Role working in the ward environment and accuracy checking in the absence of no training of staff required.

About us

We're a large organisation with three hospitals located in Scunthorpe, Grimsby and Goole. We also provide community services in North Lincolnshire. Our 6,500 members of staff care for and support a population of more than 400,000 people.

We encourage all our staff to innovate and adopt 'best practice' so we can deliver excellent care to our patients. We ask staff to live our values kindness, courage and respect.

We are committed to recruiting the best people to work with us. You could be one of them.

To learn more about Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust, and discover the unique benefits on offer to employees, view our latest videos, plus more, please visit our recruitment website at https://joinnlag.co.uk/

Should we receive a high volume of applications for this vacancy, the advert may be closed earlier than stated. To view a full job description and person specification please see attachments on this advert.

In line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Recruitment & Workforce team will use and hold your personal data for the intended purpose and in line with the Recruitment & Workforce Privacy Statement.

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children/vulnerable adults and expect the same commitment from all staff and volunteers.

Please be aware that all newemployees starting work with us will be charged for the cost of their DBS check, if it is required for their role.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder is a qualified registered Pharmacy Technician who has the experience, knowledge and skills to perform a broad and demanding range of activities.

To facilitate the training in medicine management and medicines optimisation for all relevant pharmacy staff members within the Trust.

Essential requirement of this role is:-
  • Nationally recognised Pharmacy Technician Qualification such as NVQ3 and BTEC in Pharmaceutical Services or equivalent level
  • Plus specialist training and/or demonstrable experience to degree or equivalent level
  • Willingness to participate in continuing professional development.
  • Registration with General Pharmaceutical Council
  • Holds a Nationally/Regionally accredited Technician Checker qualification or willingness to undertake in house training

We are committed to creating and maintaining a fair and supportive working environment and culture, where contributions are fully recognised and valued by all and staff feel empowered to carry out their duties to the best of their abilities. As employers we are committed to promoting and protecting the physical and mental health and well-being of all our staff. This underpins our values as set out in the NHS Constitution, supports us to be an Employer of Choice and ultimately enables our employees to support the effective care of our patients.

We strongly value the different perspectives and ideas a diverse workforce brings to deliver better outcomes for our patients. We welcome applications irrespective of peoples age, disability, sex, gender identity and gender expression, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or other personal circumstances.

Person Specification

Education and Qualifications

Essential

  • oNationally recognised Pharmacy Technician Qualification such as NVQ3 and BTEC in Pharmaceutical Services or equivalent level
  • oPlus specialist training and/or demonstrable experience to degree or equivalent level
  • oWillingness to participate in continuing professional development.
  • oRegistration with General Pharmaceutical Council
  • oHolds a Nationally/Regionally accredited Technician Checker qualification or willingness to undertake in house training


Occupational Experience

Essential

  • oDemonstrable relevant experience working within a Pharmacy environment ideally from a hospital pharmacy setting, but not necessary as relevant training will be provided.
  • oEvidence of post qualification experience at Band 4/5


Desirable

  • oExperience of a changing working environment
  • oExperience in hospital pharmacy which included medicine reconciliation, patient counselling and use of patients own drugs


Employer details

Employer name

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Diana Princess of Wales Hospital

Scathro Road

Grimsby

DN33 2BA

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

208-2B7D70-23-1

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