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Pharmacy Technician

Cardiff & Vale University Health Board
£28,834 to £35,099 per annum
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Pharmacist, Pharmacy technician
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

An exciting opportunity is available for a Pharmacy Technician to join the prison healthcare team at HMP Cardiff. A contribution into a rota for Weekends/Bank Holiday is required?
  • If you are looking for a varied and challenging role within this unique area of healthcare, then look no further.

As a prison Pharmacy Technician and working as part of a skilled and committed Multi-Disciplinary Team, you will have a real opportunity to make a difference to the men who will be accessing healthcare with a wide range of chronic mental and physical health problems, including substance misuse problems.

Main duties of the job

About the prison

HMP Cardiff is a category B remand prison, with an operational capacity of around 800 located in the centre of Cardiff, with good transport links.

This post is fixed term for 18 months to meet the needs of the service.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.

About us

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is one of the largest Integrated Health Boards in the UK, employing over 15,000 staff, providing over 100 specialist services. Working across 6 hospital sites, we have a diverse range of career opportunities to offer. Serving around 500,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, we are focussed on the health and care needs of our local population whilst working with our partners to develop regional services.

Our mission is Caring for People, Keeping People Well,and our vision is that every person's chance of leading a healthy life should be equal. As an organisation we are unashamedly ambitious for our population's health, rising to the challenges of today and tomorrow through our 10-year strategy, Shaping our Future Wellbeing. We are contributing to a healthier Wales with great emphasis placed on innovation and improvement, learning from around the world and leading the way in clinical research. Partnership working is strong at Cardiff and Vale, and we work closely with our staff and our community.

Cardiff, the thriving Welsh capital, is a fantastic city to live and work in with an abundance of sports, arts and cultural attractions. Situated to the west of Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan offers a combination of beautiful Welsh countryside and a dramatic natural coastline. Whether city life or rural living, Cardiff and the Vale offers the best of both worlds.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac

Person Specification



  • Registration with General Pharmaceutical Council.
  • NVQ Level 3 in pharmacy services with BTEC National Certificate in Pharmacy Services or equivalent Post qualification training:
  • Accredited Checking Technician Qualification (meeting the National Framework) Either holds the Accredited Medicines Management Pharmacy Technician Qualification or is willing to undertake this qualification


  • Knowledge of handling hazardous substances



  • Significant pharmacy experience


  • Custodial Pharmacy experience



  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to apply knowledge gained to the workplace


  • European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL)

Employer details

Employer name

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board


HMP Cardiff

Knox Road,


CF24 0UG

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