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Senior Medicines Optimisation Pharmacy Technician

Employer
Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Surrey
Salary
£37,162 to £44,629 Per annum inc. Fringe HCAS (pro rata if P/T)
Closing date
12 Jul 2024

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Profession
Pharmacist, Pharmacy technician
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and committed pharmacy technician to provide and develop the clinical service at Horton Rehabilitation Services, within CNWL NHS FT.

If you're looking for a clinical role, that strives to deliver patient-tailored care within inpatient Mental Health Rehabilitation Services, then look no further.

Applications from Pharmacy Technicians with experience in hospital settings are welcomed!

Main duties of the job

  • Lead on training, auditing and monitoring processes to support the safe & secure handling of medicines across HRS.
  • Develop, and support the roll-out of patient self-administration scheme as part of the multi-disciplinary teams on in-patient wards.
  • Lead and support in the timely completion of the medicine reconciliation process.
  • Lead on reviewing systems and processes to support the cost-effective use of medicines across MH Rehabilitation Services.
  • To assist in the development of the onsite Clozapine monitoring service


About us

All employees of Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust are expected to be aware of, and adhere to, the provision of the Trust's Equal Opportunities Policy, and to carry out their associated duties and responsibilities under this policy. As users of the disability symbol, the Trust guarantees to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum essential criteria for a vacant post.

The successful applicant may have contact with patients or service users. As an NHS Trust we strongly encourage and support vaccination as this remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course patients and service users when working on our healthcare settings.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • To ensure that all medicines are dispensed in accordance with the relevant legislation, local standard operating procedures, and Trust Medicines Policy.
  • Assist in the provision of a comprehensive technical dispensing and checking service, which includes calculating, doses, quantities of supply, advice to junior staff regarding problem solving.


Person Specification

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS

Essential

  • BTEC/NVQ Level 3 in Pharmaceutical Sciences Registered Pharmacy Technician with GPhC
  • Accredited with a Medicines Management qualification


Desirable

  • Medication Counselling Training
  • Accredited checking Technician
  • Completed Educational supervisor training (or willing to work towards this)
  • Completed an appropriate Leadership course
  • Completed Practice supervisor training


PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE

Essential

  • Education and training of pharmacy staff & multi-disciplinary team
  • Medicines reconciliation on an inpatient wards
  • Experience of supporting patients with their medicines
  • Portfolio demonstrating competency of previous and current pharmacy practice skills, knowledge, and CPD.


Desirable

  • Supervisory/management of staff
  • Experience working within mental health services or caring for patients with mental health problems in a healthcare setting


SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES

Essential

  • Excellent time management, organisation and prioritisation skills
  • Good communication skills (written and oral)


PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Essential

  • Ability to understand and empathise with people suffering mental illness
  • Methodical with attention to detail


Employer details

Employer name

Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Horton Rehabilitation Services (HRS) Epsom, Surrey KT19 7HA

Surrey

Surrey

KT19 7HA

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333-G-RB-0276

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