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Medicines Management Pharmacy Technician

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

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Pharmacist, Pharmacy technician
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Pharmacy Technician team at the Hafan Y Coed Mental Health Unit at the Llandough Hospital site. The role involves working alongside a team of pharmacy technicians, within a larger MDT, providing pharmacy services to the Cardiff and Vale Mental Health services.

Whilst ACT and Medicines Management qualifications are required for this post, we welcome applicants who wish to work towards these qualifications and full training will be provided. During training the contract will be Annex 21: 75% of a Band 5 for up to 12 months until qualifications in the ACT is achieved.

Main duties of the job

This post is for Band 4 or Band 5 dependent on having ACPT qualification in secondary care.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Mental Health team as a Medicines Management Pharmacy Technician based at Hafan y Coed, Llandough Hospital.

The right candidate will be a key member of a busy team, dealing with a range of issues in a fast paced environment. The post holder will be required to work accurately and proactively to deliver high quality support as part of the Medicines Management Team to both inpatients and service users based in community mental health teams,

The post holder will be expected to use their initiative in ensuring matters are dealt with efficiently and appropriately. At times, the post holder may be dealing with highly sensitive matters and confidentiality will be essential.

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



  • NVQ Level 3 Pharmacy Services supported by BTEC or likely to achieve within 3 months of appointment


  • National qualification ACPT in secondary care



  • Ability to register with the General Pharmaceutical Council


  • Hospital pharmacy experience

Employer details

Employer name

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board


Hafan Y Coed Pharmacy, Llandough Hospital

Penlan Rd


CF64 2XX

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