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Pharmacy Technician Hampshire Hospitals Contract Services Ltd

Employer
Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Winchester
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
28 May 2024

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Profession
Pharmacist, Pharmacy technician
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated pharmacy technician with excellent organisational skills to join our team in Outpatient Pharmacy.

As a member of the Outpatient Pharmacy team, you would contribute to the provision of a range of pharmaceutical services: dispensing and issuing prescriptions, giving advice where appropriate, working alongside pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and pharmacy dispensers to ensure all pharmacy duties are carried out in accordance with legal guidelines and departmental procedures to meet the needs of our customers.

This post is for: Hampshire Hospitals Contract Services Ltd A Subsidiary of Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Application from candidates holding NVQ2 qualification would be considered for candidates who are willing to progress with further training towards NVQ 3.

Main duties of the job

This post would suit somebody with a hospital pharmacy background, or with community pharmacy experience wishing to make a change into the hospital environment. Further training and development will be provided.

You must have successfully completed the relevant training and be registered with The General Pharmaceutical Council as a pharmacy technician.

You should have experience in working as a qualified pharmacy technician, good communication and experience of using computer systems for dispensing, stock control and word processing. You will gain experience with hospital-only medicines and close working with multi-disciplinary teams.

The successful applicant would ideally hold full accreditations in accuracy checking, but if this is not the case, would be recruited at band 4 and upon completion of all necessary training and competencies they would be promoted to band 5

About us

Our vision is to provide outstanding care for every patient. Patient care is at the heart of what we do at our three sites: Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital, Royal Hampshire County Hospital in Winchester and Andover War Memorial Hospital. Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides medical and surgical services to a population of approximately 600,000 people across Hampshire and parts of West Berkshire.

Our cultural ambition is to have a culture that places people at the heart of all we do, where we all belong, and where learning, improvement and excellence thrive.

We provide specialist services to people across the UK and internationally. We are one of only two centres in the UK treating pseudomyxoma peritonei (a rare form of abdominal cancer) and we are leaders in the field of tertiary liver cancer and colorectal cancer.

The trust employs more than 9,000 staff and has a turnover of over �500 million a year. As a Foundation Trust, we are directly accountable to our members through the governors. The Council of Governors represent the interests of their constituencies and influence the future plans of the Foundation Trust.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Happy to Talk Flexible Working - all requests for flexible and part time working will be considered.

Further information about the Trust and this role can be found on the Job Description and Person Specification document attached.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered with The General Pharmaceutical Council as a Pharmacy Technician
  • Computer literate
  • Accuracy checking pharmacy technician qualification


Desirable

  • Customer service course


Experience & Knowledge

Essential

  • Previous experience in hospital or community pharmacy
  • Dealing with customers
  • Dispensing experience
  • Good stock control practice
  • Using computer systems for stock control and word processing
  • Safe lifting and handling practices


Desirable

  • Hospital Pharmacy experience
  • Experience with WellSky system


Skills & Ability

Essential

  • Attention to detail
  • Team player
  • Accuracy
  • Good written & verbal communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise own workload and use initiative


Desirable

  • Time management skills


Employer details

Employer name

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Royal Hampshire County Hospital

Romsey Road

Winchester

SO22 5DG

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