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Senior Pharmacy Technician (IMM)

Employer
South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Sunderland
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 a year
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Profession
Pharmacist, Pharmacy technician
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Due to the recognised contribution and expertise of the existing clinical pharmacy team, we have an exciting opportunity for a senior pharmacy technician to lead, co-ordinate and administer the technical aspects of our Integrated Medicines Management (IMM) service for the Pharmacy Directorate.

The role involves leading the large IMM technician team delivering our IMM service across a range of wards in the Trust. You will co-manage the Team along with other Senior Pharmacy Technician colleagues, to ensure a high-quality delivery of our IMM service which delivers care from admission, through any inpatient stay and beyond into primary care. As such, the role involves working closely with the IMM Pharmacist team to support the delivery of the IMM Service, effective team-management and service development and evaluation.

Main duties of the job

You will have evidence of effective service delivery at Band 5 level, and have a keen interest in managing the delivery of a high-quality, patient-centred service.

This Post is part of a five-day in seven-day rota with routine support of both junior pharmacists and medicines management technicians.

South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust has invested in modern pharmaceutical facilities including full electronic prescribing with decision support, automated dispensaries and extensive seven-day clinical services to enhance the patients experience of care by improving the quality, safety and effectiveness of their medicines utilisation. As part of this investment our nationally-recognised pharmacist-led Medicines Management Scheme has been expanded to all Acute areas.

About us

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One Team One Trust - There are many reasons to work at our Trust. From our commitment to putting people first to our accessible services and award winning teams. We have a passion for research, innovation and tackling inequalities. We are committed to respect, fairness and civility and promote a compassionate, caring and positive culture / working environment.

We welcome all applications irrespective of peoples race, disability, gender, sexual orientation, religion/belief, age, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity and in particular those from under- represented groups. Looking after our workforces health and wellbeing is a priority for STSFT. We also provide access to high quality education, training, career progression and support. Flexible working is supported via the Trust's Flexible Working Policy.

The Trust employs around 8,300 people and provides a range of hospital services to a local community of around 430,000 residents. We also provide a range of more specialised services outside this area, in some cases to a population as great as 860,000. We offer our staff outstanding benefits - Fitness Centre (SRH), libraries at both hospital sites, chaplaincy support and access to a Childcare Co-ordinator to help staff with childcare arrangements.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To be responsible for the co-ordination and management of a team of medicines managementtechnicians who support the delivery of the Integrated Medicines Management service.

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Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Significant experience at Band 5 or equivalent.
  • Experience of management delivery, supervision and supporting staff and other technicians.
  • Experience of providing training and/or assessment.
  • Clinical or Service audit.


Desirable

  • Experience in dealing with patients.
  • Experience in counselling.


Qualifications

Essential

  • NVQ Pharmacy Level III with BTEC or equivalent underpinning knowledge.
  • Accredited Checking and Medicines Management accreditation at Band 5.


Desirable

  • Undertaken first level HR training.
  • Certified Business training or equivalent experience for Finance, planning,
  • development of procedures and other Business Administration.


Physical / Mental Abilities

Essential

  • Physically capable of doing the job.
  • Ability to work to the challenges and deadlines of the Post.


Other

Desirable

  • Please provide a contact telephone number (in case we need to contact you about your Application), or write 'no Number' if you do not have one.


Skills

Essential

  • Adaptable.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Good team worker.
  • Ability to work on own initiative.


Desirable

  • Organisational skills.
  • Ability to prioritise workload.


Attitude

Essential

  • Forward and creative outlook.


Employer details

Employer name

South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Trust Headquarters

Sunderland Royal Hospital

Sunderland

SR4 7TP

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

C9155-CSAHP-0724-25

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