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Medicines Management Pharmacy Technician

Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
25 Jun 2024

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Pharmacist, Pharmacy technician
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We are offering an opportunity for Pharmacy Technicians to join our Ward Based Pharmacy Team. This essential role provides the opportunity for committed Pharmacy Technicians to put their skills into practice within the MDT team, whilst also continuing to build further skills. You will participate in the medicines reconciliation process, supply of medication during Inpatient stay, support effective and timely discharge and patient counselling.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for a highly motivated registered Pharmacy Technician with excellent organisational skills and the ability to work under pressure whilst ensuring accuracy in all aspects of technical pharmacy. Successful applicants will form an integral part of a dynamic team, pushing the boundaries of effective and efficient patient care. Candidates should have strong communication skills, with a willingness to learn and a commitment to upholding the highest standards of patient care.

We welcome applications from Trainee Pharmacy Technicians completing their qualification this year. Entry level will be at a Band 4 (unless already Band 5) - previous experience, qualification and accreditations will be considered. Candidates will be regraded to Band 5 once in-house progression programme is completed.

For this role you will need to be a Pharmacy Technician registered with the GPhC or working towards being registered in the next 6 months.

About us

Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest employers in the area and we are on an exciting journey. Our mission is to provide safe, compassionate, and clinically excellent patient care, by being an outstanding employer for our people. We have entered into a Group Model with neighbouring Northampton General Hospital and have become University Hospitals of Northamptonshire.

Our Excellence Values:


Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for a detailed overview of the job role.

Person Specification



  • Registered with the GPHc as a pharmacy technician or about to be qualified in next 6 months


  • Post registration qualification in medicines management
  • Leadership/Management qualification



  • Minimum two years post qualification experience in pharmacy


  • Experience of undertaking medicines reconciliation and resolving any issues
  • Previous hospital experience

Employer details

Employer name

Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Kettering General Hospital trust

Rothwell road


NN16 8UZ

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