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Pharmacy Technician Higher Level - Education & Training

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 Per annum
Closing date
22 Jul 2024

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Pharmacist, Pharmacy technician
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We are pleased to offer this exciting opportunity for a highly motivated, enthusiastic and innovative individual to join our friendly, dynamic and expanding team. In addition to working alongside the education and training pharmacy team.

This position will focus on providing our staff with excellent training to become skilled, highly competent and confident in their job roles.

Main duties of the job

There will be a large focus on quality assurance ensuring training programmes meet regulatory and funding requirements. The successful candidate will be responsible for working alongside our Specialist Education and Training Pharmacy Technician, to work on service improvement, in response to the changing needs of learners and patients ensuring training programmes remain of a high quality and relevant to the needs of patients.

The Foundation Trust is committed to supporting transformation and is investing in our Outstanding Pharmacy Services programme which provides opportunities to shape the way we work and the services we deliver. As part of this transformation programme you will be given the opportunity to develop your quality improvement skills through undertaking training and application to practice.

About us

Our People Charter outlines the behaviours we can expect from one another and what you can expect from Bradford Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust:
  • We value people
  • We are one team
  • We care

We're keen to meet people who share these values and are passionate about delivering the highest quality of care to our patients.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Design and deliver training within the pharmacy department and oversee the NVQ level 2 training for Pharmacy Support Staff and NVQ level 3 training and apprenticeships.
  • Dispense and issue prescriptions.
  • Perform accuracy checks on dispensed and ward stock items prepared by other staff.

Person Specification



  • Significant experience of pharmacy service delivery post qualification acquired through NVQ3 in Pharmacy Services or BTEC equivalent level qualification plus specialist training and experience to degree or equivalent level.
  • Experience of working in a similar role
  • Considerable experience in all areas of hospital pharmacy as a Pharmacy Technician
  • Previous experience in supervising and mentoring staff


  • Experience of supervising staff including basic HR advice
  • Member of the Association of Pharmacy Technicians UK



  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • To be able to emphasise with patients and the ability to deal with any barriers to understanding
  • Ability to provide comprehensive training to other staff
  • Numeracy skills
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure
  • Good team working skills
  • Demonstrable attention to detail
  • Well-developed IT skills and be computer literate



  • Knowledge of Medicines Management
  • Knowledge and understanding of Pharmaceutical technical procedures specific to the area of work



  • Level 3 Diploma in Pharmacy Services Skills (NVQ) or equivalent qualification.
  • Accredited Checking Technician
  • Registered as a Pharmacy Technician with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC)


  • Undertaken Educational Supervisor Training with accredited provider (e.g. HEE)

Employer details

Employer name

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Duckworth Lane



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