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Medicines Management Pharmacy Technician Band 5

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 Per Annum
Closing date
31 May 2024

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Pharmacist, Pharmacy technician
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Medicines Management Pharmacy Technician Band 5

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated and enthusiastic Medicines Management Pharmacy Technician to work at Birmingham Women's Hospital site. The post holder should have experience of providing a ward based Pharmacy service, be an excellent communicator and committed to providing the best service for our patients and families. If you have the drive and ambition to help us deliver an outstanding pharmacy service, then we would like to hear from you.

Main duties of the job

Main duties will include:
  • To support the medicines management service across the specialist areas and wards at BW hospital, carrying out medicines reconciliation, assessing patients own drugs, ordering medication, counselling patients and facilitating timely discharge of patients
  • To support and participate in the ordering, dispensing and accuracy checking of parenteral nutrition and in other specialist areas duties to maintain core skills
  • To support in the day to day management of Controlled Drugs
  • To support the department with KPI and CQUIN targets as required
  • To lead on Safe & Secure Storage audits & other audits
  • To support the training of new staff, rotational Pharmacy Technicians, Pre-registration Pharmacists and Pre-Registration Pharmacy Technicians
  • To support with service improvements across the department
  • Working in collaboration with teams across all sites.

Applicants will hold a valid BTEC & NVQ Level 3 Pharmaceutical Science Certificate and be registered as a Pharmacy Technician with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC).

About us

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust is the first of its type in the UK. Our Trust was formed in February 2017 to drive forward our commitment to provide the highest quality, world-class physical and mental health care for our women, children and families. Uniting our hospitals means more seamless care more investment to make greater advances in our specialist treatment and world-leading neo-natal and fetal work. Importantly, it also gives us a greater voice in shaping the future of family-centred care.

Birmingham Children's Hospital is a UK leading specialist paediatric centre with an international reputation in several areas.

Birmingham Women's Hospital is one of two dedicated women's hospitals in the UK, with the busiest single site maternity unit, delivering more than 8,200 babies a year offering a full range of gynaecological, maternity and neonatal care.

Forward Thinking Birmingham (FTB) Mental Health Services are a unique, innovative community and inpatient mental health partnership. Alongside partners FTB offers care pathways of mental health assessment and treatment for young people aged 0-25 years old.

Our Trust is committed to creating the best place to work. We believe in promoting and enhancing inclusion, diversity and equality and encourage applications from all areas of the community, who meet the criteria for the role, regardless of age, gender identity, disability, race, religion or sexual orientation.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification to view the full details for this opportunity at Birmingham Womens and Childrens NHS Foundation Trust.

When completing your application, please ensure you have evidenced how you meet the job description and person specification to include transferable experience, qualifications, skills along with professional registration details (if applicable).

Occasionally we receive a large number of applications for our roles and when that happens we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment.

Person Specification

Personal Skills/Abilities and Attributes


  • Good written and verbal English

Other Requirements


  • Knowledge of Trust values



  • NVQ Level 3 in Pharmaceutical Services and BTEC (or equivalent)
  • Registered with the GPhC as a Pharmacy Technician
  • Accuracy Checking Technician Award

Knowledge and Experience


  • Minimum of 1 years post-qualification experience
  • Medicines Management Experience providing ward based services
  • Experience of working in a hospital pharmacy


  • Experience of supervision and training other pharmacy staff

Employer details

Employer name

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust


Birmingham Women's Hospital

Mindelsohn Way


B15 2TG

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