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Senior Medicines Management Pharmacy Technician

Barts Health NHS Trust
£34,089 to £41,498 per annum inc
Closing date
21 May 2024

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Pharmacist, Pharmacy technician
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We are seeking a Senior Medicines Management Pharmacy Technician to join our friendly and dynamic medicines management team at Royal London Hospital. You should hold a BTEC or NVQ Level 3 (Pharmaceutical Services) qualification or equivalent and be registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC).

We require an individual with drive, enthusiasm, excellent communication skills (verbal/written) and have the ability to work under pressure. You should be a team player, able to perform effectively within the pharmacy and wider healthcare settings. The role will have provision to support medicine management duties at ward level.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will work on the wards and deliver quality care to patients at ward level through efficient medicines optimisation. This will include the assessment of patient's own drugs, medicine reconciliation, original pack dispensing at ward level, counseling patients about their medicines and coordinating the supply of discharge medication. The post holder will work with their ward based team to continually develop the service, while maintaining high standards and achieving best practice to meet the needs of patients and the Trust. The role will also involve dispensary based responsibilities.

About us

Barts Health is one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, and one of Britain's leading healthcare providers.

The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.

Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together.

We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role, and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience, and knowledge required. For both documents, please view the attachment/s below.

Person Specification



  • oExperience of working in a hospital pharmacy setting
  • oSignificant experience as a pharmacy technician
  • oMedicines management experience in a ward based setting, e.g. medication history taking, POD assessment etc.
  • oDispensing
  • oPharmacy labelling and stock control systems
  • oPatient counselling
  • oExperience of pharmacy stock distribution and top-up services


  • oManagement of staff
  • oEducation & training of staff
  • oRecruitment and selection experience



  • oBTEC Pharmaceutical Sciences /NVQ 3 or equivalent
  • oRegistration as a Pharmacy Technician with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC)
  • oAccuracy Checking Pharmacy Technician (ACPT) qualification
  • oHEE LaSE Medicines Optimisation qualification or equivalent


  • oPractice Supervisor, Train the trainer or equivalent qualification
  • oILM Level 3 Leadership and Management qualification or equivalent
  • oMember of the Association of Pharmacy Technicians UK (APTUK)

Employer details

Employer name

Barts Health NHS Trust


Royal London Hospital


E1 1FR

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