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Senior Dispensary Pharmacy Technician

Employer
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Bromley
Salary
£32,720 to £39,769 per annum inc. HCAS
Closing date
5 Jul 2024

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Profession
Pharmacist, Pharmacy technician
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The post holder will support the Dispensary Manager in the day to day management of the Dispensary.

They will carry out duties in accordance with departmental policies and procedures. The post holder is primarily responsible for organisation of workload and supervision of all staff in the Dispensary. This will include managing workload, quality of dispensing and support the dispensary manager in meeting dispensary KPIs.

Main duties of the job

  • To deputise for the Deputy Dispensary Manager during periods of absence, taking responsibility for the smooth running of the dispensary and resolving problems as they arise.
  • To organise the dispensary-based services including inpatients, outpatients, TTAs, controlled drugs and Clinical Trials to agreed performance targets with guidance and support from the Dispensary Manager.
  • To assist with the writing, implementation and updating of policies and procedures specific to the dispensary service.
  • To review dispensary errors ensuring actions are taken to address poor performance and reporting progress to the Dispensary Manager.
  • To attend cross site meetings with the aim to standardise practice across sites.

The post holder has a general duty of care for their own health, safety and wellbeing and that of work colleagues, visitors and patients within the hospital, in addition to any specific risk management or clinical governance accountabilities associated with this post.
  • To observe the rules, policies, procedures and standards of King's College Hospital NHS Trust together with all relevant statutory and professional obligations.
  • To live and role model the King's Values of:
  • Understanding you
  • Inspiring confidence in our care
  • Working together
  • Always aiming higher


About us

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK's largest and busiest teaching Trusts with a turnover of �1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 15,000 staff based across South East London. The Trust provides a full range of local and specialist services across its five sites. The trust-wide strategy of Strong Roots, Global Reach is our Vision to be BOLD, Brilliant people, Outstanding care, Leaders in Research, Innovation and Education, Diversity, Equality and Inclusion at the heart of everything we do. By being person-centred, digitally-enabled, and focused on sustainability, we aim to take Team King's to another level.

We are at a pivotal point in our history and we require individuals who are ready to join a highly professional team and make a real, lasting difference to our patients and our people.

King's is committed to delivering Sustainable Healthcare for All via our Green Plan. In line with national Greener NHS ambitions, we have set net zero carbon targets of 2040 for our NHS Carbon Footprint and 2045 for our NHS Carbon Footprint Plus. Everyone's contribution is required in order to meet the goals set out in our Green Plan and we encourage all staff to work responsibly, minimising their contributions to the Trust's carbon emissions, waste and pollution wherever possible.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • To deputise for the Deputy Dispensary Manager during periods of absence, taking responsibility for the smooth running of the dispensary and resolving problems as they arise.
  • To organise the dispensary-based services including inpatients, outpatients, TTAs, controlled drugs and Clinical Trials to agreed performance targets with guidance and support from the Dispensary Manager.
  • To assist with the writing, implementation and updating of policies and procedures specific to the dispensary service.
  • To review dispensary errors ensuring actions are taken to address poor performance and reporting progress to the Dispensary Manager.
  • To attend cross site meetings with the aim to standardise practice across sites.


Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • NVQ Pharmacy services Level 3 plus accredited underpinning knowledge (BTEC in Pharmaceutical Sciences or equivalent) or equivalent
  • Professional registration as a Pharmacy Technician with the General Pharmaceutical Council


Experience

Desirable

  • Considerable experience working in a hospital pharmacy


Employer details

Employer name

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Princess Royal University Hospital

Farnborough Common

Bromley

BR6 8ND

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213-CAY-6394397

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