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MRC Digital Transformation Pharmacy Technician

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust
High Wycombe
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum pro rata
Closing date
5 Jun 2024

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Pharmacist, Pharmacy technician
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Higher-Level Pharmacy Technician to work in the Medicines Resource Centre. If you are looking for that new and exciting challenge, to develop your IT, and communication skills this could be just the role for you.

The MRC Pharmacy team would love to hear from Technicians who would like to be part of a supportive team in this exciting and important role.

In the heart of Buckinghamshire countryside, the Trust is located conveniently close to London and Oxford. We provide services to three main sites, Wycombe, Amersham and Stoke Mandeville. As a progressive department we continually look to develop our services and are committed to the development of our staff. We fully support CPD.

As part of the MRC team, you will provide data and analytic support for the MRC and wider pharmacy team, support the maintenance and development of the Buckinghamshire medicines formulary and the provision of the Medicines Information service. You will work as part of the wider Pharmacy team to support and develop the pharmacy provision, maximising efficiency and provide excellent patient care.

We will support you to undertake the UKMi Medicines Information and Advice Training Programme accreditation and additionally, there is the opportunity to undertake the Accuracy Checking Pharmacy Technician (ACPT) qualification.

Main duties of the job

  • To develop, maintain and monitor the Bucks Formulary on the NetFormulary platform
  • To liaise with stakeholders across the ICS to ensure the timely implementation of formulary changes
  • To develop and maintain databases / spreadsheets of key information which supports effective formulary delivery
  • To liaise with key stakeholders to oversee the implementation of formulary changes
  • To support formulary processes:
    • Prepare regular newsletter/communication of formulary changes
    • Assist in the preparation of agenda, paper distribution, minutes and record of decisions made at the Medicines Value Group meeting
    • Attend meetings and take formal minutes where necessary
    • Additional tasks as required for Bucks place with regard to the ICS Area Prescribing Committee
  • To provide support and undertake administrative tasks relating to implementation of NICE guidance
  • To update and maintain the National Immunoglobulin database
  • To work closely with the Pharmacy Business support team

About us

Listen to why colleagues think we are a great place to work!


What does Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust offer you?o As part of our BHT family, you'll benefit from learning and development opportunities to support your career progression.o We offer flexible and agile working opportunities, alongside your NHS benefits of generous annual leave entitlement, pension and access to NHS discount schemes. o We provide a range of health and wellbeing services to promote a healthy, happy workforce.Why work for us?o We're committed to promoting inclusion and making sure all colleagues feel they belong. We encourage new colleagues from a diverse range of backgrounds to apply.o As an employer, we aim to create a workplace where differences are valued and colleagues treat one another with dignity and respect.o Greater diversity within our BHT family improves positive outcomes for the people and communities we serve.What do we stand for?o Our vision is to provide outstanding care, support healthy communities and be a great place to work.o Our mission is to provide personal and compassionate care every time.o Our CARE values are collaborate, aspire, respect and enable.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For a comprehensive list of responsibilities and duties, please kindly refer to the Job Description and Person Specification by downloading the JD and PS attachment in the advert.

If you are an internal applicant there is the option for secondment, all applicants must have the endorsement/support of their line manager prior to application.

Person Specification



  • NVQ level 3 or Apprenticeship in Pharmacy Services
  • Registered with GPHC


  • Advanced /intermediate software training and IT skills e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint., Access
  • Knowledge of JAC
  • Good customer relation skills

Knowledge and experience


  • Skilled in computer keyboard and applications
  • At least two years post qualification experience


  • Working in a busy and constantly changing environment /organisation
  • Training other Pharmacy Staff
  • Good verbal and written communication, including by telephone
  • Able to manage and prioritise own workload
  • Able to work quickly and accurately under pressure
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Previous Hospital Pharmacy Experience

Employer details

Employer name

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust


High Wycombe Hospital

Queen Alexandra Rd

High Wycombe

HP11 2TT

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