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MM Pharmacy Technician and Community Vaccination Services

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
£28,834 to £35,099 per annum
Closing date
2 Jul 2024

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Pharmacist, Pharmacy technician
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Provides patient-orientated pharmacy services to inpatients and outpatients within the identified Service Group including the Community Vaccination Service supervises less experienced technicians and support staff ensures availability of inpatient medication supplies for individual patients on designated ward(s).

Main duties of the job

We are looking for an enthusiastic Pharmacy Technician to join our friendly Medicines Management Team at University Hospital Wales, Cardiff.

The role will involve working as an integral part of our Medicines Management Pharmacy team, delivering a patient-orientated Medicines Management service, and working closely with our patients to aid medicines administration, support medicines independence and facilitate complex medicines discharge situations discharge across the health board.You will also get the opportunity to work with the Community Vaccination Services and support health protection for the local population. The successful candidate will work in the vaccination centres in an integral pharmacy support role.

You will need to be a GPhC registered Pharmacy Technician or working towards qualifying within 3 months, with excellent organisational and communication skills and a passion for providing a Patient focused service.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

About us

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is one of the largest Integrated Health Boards in the UK, employing over 15,000 staff, providing over 100 specialist services. Working across 6 hospital sites, we have a diverse range of career opportunities to offer. Serving around 500,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, we are focussed on the health and care needs of our local population whilst working with our partners to develop regional services.

Our mission is Caring for People, Keeping People Well,and our vision is that every person's chance of leading a healthy life should be equal. As an organisation we are unashamedly ambitious for our population's health, rising to the challenges of today and tomorrow through our 10-year strategy, Shaping our Future Wellbeing. We are contributing to a healthier Wales with great emphasis placed on innovation and improvement, learning from around the world and leading the way in clinical research. Partnership working is strong at Cardiff and Vale, and we work closely with our staff and our community.

Cardiff, the thriving Welsh capital, is a fantastic city to live and work in with an abundance of sports, arts and cultural attractions. Situated to the west of Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan offers a combination of beautiful Welsh countryside and a dramatic natural coastline. Whether city life or rural living, Cardiff and the Vale offers the best of both worlds.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac

Person Specification



  • GPhC Registration


  • Accredited Checking Technician

Qualifications/ Knowledge


  • Medicines Management

Employer details

Employer name

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board


UHW/Community Vaccination Services


CF14 4XW

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