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Senior Technician QA/QC

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum pro rata if part time
Closing date
21 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Part Time
Are you keen to develop your technical knowledge as well as your quality and leadership skills in an acute hospital setting? Why not come and join our friendly, supportive aseptic team.

At Salisbury we are committed to developing our team members as well as our services. Some experience and knowledge of Aseptic Services is required however both in-house and externally recognised training will be given to the successful candidate. You will be supported by a range of experienced technical and clinical pharmacy team members to develop your professional knowledge and skills.

For a taste of what it is like to work within our team at Salisbury please visit:

Main duties of the job

To assist the Lead QA technician and the Aseptic Services accountable pharmacist todevelop the Pharmaceutical Quality System (PQS) for Aseptic Services including but notlimited to document control systems, deviation management and quality review.

To carry out Quality control (QC) for all imported or outsourced products compounded bySpecials Manufacturing Aseptic Unit external to the Trust.

To work within defined standard operating procedures where work is managed rather thansupervised by the Lead QA technician or the Aseptic Services accountable pharmacist.

About us

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust (SFT) is an innovative hospital with a proud heritage and over 250 years of experience behind us. Here we're driven to deliver an outstanding experience for everyone and have been well regarded for the quality of care and treatment we continue to provide for our patients and also our staff.

We are an acute Trust, rated Good by the CQC, with a track record of high performance providing regional and super regional specialist services such as: Burns, Plastics & Reconstructive Surgery, Wessex Regional Genetics Laboratory, Wessex Rehabilitation, Spires Cleft Centre and the Duke of Cornwall Spinal Treatment Centre. We have about 470 beds and employ over 4000 staff.

We support flexible working and will consider requests taking into account the needs of the service. We think working here is pretty rewarding. You can access a range of NHS discounts, receive a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata), and we offer a generous pension scheme. On-site benefits include car parking (fee applies), leisure centre, day nursery and holiday play scheme.

Salisbury is an attractive place to live and work and really gives you the best of everything. With easy access to London and local airports, the city of Southampton is only a short train or car journey away or if you prefer the sea, Bournemouth is also accessible. Don't just take our word for it, why not explore what Salisbury has to offer by visiting

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job description and person specification for full details of roles and responsibilities.

Person Specification

Education, Qualifications and Training


  • BTEC and NVQ Level 3 Pharmaceutical Science (or equivalent technician qualification recognised by the GPhC for the purpose of registration).
  • Registered as a Pharmaceutical Technician with the General Pharmaceutical Council


  • Completion of external accredited course in Technical Services, Quality Assurance or relevant area.
  • Accredited checking pharmacy technician or equivalent qualification
  • Recognised Accredited Aseptics Technician Checking Qualification for Pre and In-process Checking and Final Product Approval and Release



  • Minimum of 2 years relevant post qualification experience including hospital pharmacy.
  • Experience at any grade in aseptic services or dispensary.


  • Experience in aspects of quality assurance relevant to the post
  • Experience training staff.

Employer details

Employer name

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust


Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust



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