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Medicines Management Pharmacy Technician

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
£28,834 to £35,099 per annum
Closing date
12 Jul 2024

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Pharmacist, Pharmacy technician
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a passionate, pro-active, empathetic Pharmacy Technician who is ambitious about providing exceptional service and care for patients?

If the answer is yes, the Pharmacy Department at Ysbyty Gwynedd has a fantastic opportunity for you to join our friendly team. Here our patients are at the heart of everything we do. We are dedicated to delivering the best quality care and need committed and skilled people to help achieve this.

So, if your looking for a new challenge to expand your portfolio, have more responsibility and get the opportunity to work in various clinical areas alongside multi-disciplinary teams, this job could be for you.

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

Main duties of the job

Performs a wide variety of routine and non-routine duties in relation to the preparation and supply of medicines and related products for service users within the Health Board.

The Pharmacy Technician is expected to exercise a degree of autonomy and control in the performance of allocated duties within limits set by the Chief Pharmacy Technician and in accordance with departmental and Health Board policies and procedures

The post holder has trained and maintained the competencies required to carry out the duties of an Accredited Checking Pharmacy Technician.

After further training the post holder will hold and maintain the competencies required to undertake the duties of an Accredited Medicines Management Pharmacy Technician.

Works under the management of the Senior Pharmacy Technician and ward pharmacist in area of work to ensure a safe and efficient service is maintained, delivering a range of medicines management activities including medicines reconciliation and medicines history taking.

Liaises with pharmacy staff in all sectors and other healthcare professionals to ensure a patient orientated medicines management service is provided. Works closely with the lead pharmacist to adopt a team approach to medicines management, acting as a key member of the multidisciplinary team and the wider pharmacy team, providing medicines management advice to healthcare professionals, patients and carers.

About us

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and 'Proud to Lead' competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the Disability Confident Employer scheme.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

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

Qualification and/or Knowledge


  • Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Pharmaceutical services skills (QCF) or equivalent
  • Nationally accredited Pharmacy Technician WCPPE qualification or equivalent
  • WCPPE accredited Medicines Management qualification or working towards


  • Clinical or education supervisor



  • Good Level of experience
  • Worked in Hospital Dispensary


  • Understanding of operational Pharmacy Services in hospital
  • Experience of working at a ward level

Employer details

Employer name

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board


Pharmacy Department Ysbyty Gwynedd



LL57 2PW

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