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Band 5 -Clinical Pharmacy Technician, Medicine/ Acute Admissions Unit

West Hertfordshire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
£29,828 to £36,311 a year including 5% High Cost Allowance
Closing date
27 Feb 2024

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Pharmacist, Pharmacy technician
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and dedicated individual to join our team of Clinical Pharmacy Technicians.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will be required:
  • To liaise closely with appropriate clinical pharmacists with respect to the pharmaceutical care service provided to individual patients
  • To work with clinical pharmacists to ensure discharge medication is planned for and is available as necessary
  • To support patient discharge at ward level through dispensing TTAs using the workstation on wheels
  • To identify those patients who require medication counselling and undertake that practice within agreed protocol
  • To obtain accurate patient drug histories in accordance with departmental standard operating procedure
  • To participate in clinical audit

About us

There has never been a more exciting time to join West Hertfordshire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust! Major redevelopment works are due for completion by 2025 or soon after. These will be most dramatic at Watford General Hospital where up to 90% of buildings will be new.

The trust has recently gained 'teaching hospital' status which reflects the dedicated work of many teams and individuals who have set the standard for delivering high quality training, learning and education at all levels of the workforce.

We encourage and welcome people with disabilities. If you need help, please ask.

We reserve the right to close this advert early due to the volume of applicants. Please apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

If you do not hear back within 3 weeks of your application, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To work as part of the pharmacy team in providing an efficient, effective and safe pharmaceutical service to patients and customers.

To provide a range of clinical and ward services under the direction of the Lead Clinical Technician.

To provide advice to ward staff, patients and carers on pharmaceutical matters within own competency.

To participate in the late duty, weekend and Bank Holiday rotas.

See as per attached job description.

Person Specification

Your application will be scored against the Job Description


  • Score 0 = does not meet the person specification, 1 = reserved meets some person specification requirements, 2 = Meets all person specification requirements.

Employer details

Employer name

West Hertfordshire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust


Watford General Hospital


WD18 0HB

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