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Senior Pharmacy Technician - HePMA & Informatics

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
Mountain Ash
£35,922 to £43,257 per annum
Closing date
24 May 2024

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Pharmacist, Pharmacy technician
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
As a HePMA Pharmacy Technician, your role is crucial in supporting the efficient and accurate deployment of a hospital electronic prescribing and medicines administration system. You will work closely with pharmacists, and healthcare professionals, to configure, implement and optimise Nervecentre HePMA within the organisation, which will revolutionise the delivery of healthcare within CTMUHB.

The role will facilitate plenty of opportunities for digital transformation of workflows within and outside Pharmacy with a vision to deliver more efficient and safer healthcare. The system will offer infinite opportunities for patient prioritisation, workflow management and integration with other systems with the ability to generate data that will inform future clinical decision making.

Joining our multidisciplinary team as a HePMA Pharmacy Technician offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to healthcare delivery by harnessing technology to enhance medication safety and delivering our strategy of a healthier Wales.

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

Main duties of the job

  • To contribute and participate in the coordination of all aspects of the HePMA implementation and dependent systems e.g. Welsh Clinical Portal/PMS.
  • Ensure all medicines built in HePMA comply with relevant Pharmaceutical legislation to ensure patient safety is maintained
  • Assist when required the set up new medicines, users, cost centres and consultants on the pharmacy stock management system and HePMA system, ensuring they are correctly linked to directorates and specialities to ensure effective and accurate costing of medicines use.
  • To support the configuration of the HePMA software providing specialist knowledge input from their relevant field.
  • To provide specialist advice to end users on the HePMA system by supporting development and auditing a specialised training programme.
  • To support the development and implementation of new policies and procedures to ensure safe medication practice with HePMA.
  • Communicate to Senior Pharmacist - HePMA, current policies that will need updating to and to support this to ensure processes of HePMA working is clear.
  • Understand the use of other systems and how they interact i.e. System C, MTeD.
  • Responsible for planning and managing own workload, with a strong focus on delivery against agreed deadlines and needs of the service.
  • High level of accuracy skills required as the post holder will be building drugs in a HePMA system for administration to patients.

About us

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board is part of the NHS Wales family. Our Health Board provides primary, secondary and community health and wellbeing services to around 450,000 people living in three County Boroughs: Bridgend Merthyr Tydfil, and Rhondda Cynon Taf.

We live by our core values:
  • We listen, learn and improve
  • We treat everyone with respect
  • We all work together as one tea

We are a proud local employer around 80% of our 15000 workforce live within our region, making our staff not only our lifeblood of our organisation but of the diverse communities that we serve.

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

Assessment criteria


  • Registered Pharmacy Technician
  • MMT qualification
  • Improving quality together - bronze
  • Experience in use of digital Pharmacy systems
  • Training/teaching qualification or equivalent experience
  • Demonstrating leadership, relationship skills outside of Pharmacy
  • Willing to work flexible hours around go-lives
  • Willing to travel within health board based on business needs
  • Able to implement new procedures
  • Demonstrates high attention to detail


  • Experience maintaining digital Pharmacy systems
  • Management/supervisory experience
  • Awareness of PRINCE2 principles
  • Improving quality - silver
  • Experience in maintaining ePMA systems

Criteria 2


  • Experience in writing SOP

Employer details

Employer name

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board


Cwm Taf Morgannwg UHB

Mountain Ash

CF44 4SN

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