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Specialist Senior Technician - Aseptic Services

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pro rata
Closing date
24 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
MFT is one of the biggest, most ambitious, and progressive NHS Trusts in the country. We are responsible for running a family of nine hospitals across six separate sites, providing a wide range of services from comprehensive local general hospital care through to highly specialised regional and national services.

You must be registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council and have post qualification experience in Aseptic Services.

We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual, who is an excellent team player, flexible, self-motivated, and able to demonstrate professionalism, excellent organisational and communication skills. You must be able to work accurately, quickly and under pressure, have a good eye for detail, be able to prioritise your workload to meet deadlines and be committed to deliver a high standard patient focused service.

Post will be based at Wythenshawe however may have to work cross site as required. This role will include 1 in 4 Saturday working at Oxford Road as part of a rota. Bank Holiday and on call working as part of a rota.

This is a part time post.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will work with wider senior management team and will support the Deputy Technical Operational Lead to ensure a high standard of pharmacy care is provided to all patients.

Working closely with Aseptic Services senior technical team across MFT, you will lead a team of technical staff and coordinate the preparation and supply of aseptically prepared products. Committed to high standards, you will ensure an efficient, safe and effective service is provided to patients. You will contribute to our ethos of providing a positive, forward thinking, and professional working environment in which staff work with each other and for each other. As a valued member of the team, you will be supported to develop your knowledge of aseptic services and managerial skills to progress in your career.

The post holder will be responsible for the training and assessment of aseptic services staff in their designated area in accordance with National, Regional, and local requirements.

The post holder will be involved in the quality management system including writing change controls, deviations, complaints and SOP's.

Management responsibilities will include drafting rotas, conducting appraisals and interviews.

About us

MFT is England's largest NHS Trust with a turnover of �2.6bn & is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We're creating an exceptional integrated health & social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year.

Bringing together 10 hospitals & community services from across Manchester, Trafford & beyond, we champion collaborative working & transformation, encouraging our 28,000 workforce to pursue their most ambitious goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you'll benefit from a scale of opportunity that is nothing short of extraordinary.

We've also created a digitally enabled organisation to improve clinical quality, patient & staff experience, operational effectiveness & driving research and innovation through the introduction of Hive our brand-new Electronic Patient Record system which we've launched in September 2022.

We're proud to be a major academic Research Centre & Education provider, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. What's more, we're excited to be embarking on our new Green Plan which will set out how MFT continues to play its part in making healthcare more sustainable.

At MFT, we create and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open and transparent, protecting your health and wellbeing and shaping the future of our organisation together.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience youll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attachments under the Supporting Documents heading. So that youre even more equipped to make an informed decision to apply to us, youll need to take time to read the Candidate Essentials Guide that sits with the Job Description and Person Specification. This document provides you with details about the Trust, our benefits and outlines how we care for you as you care for others. Most importantly, it also contains critical information youll need to be aware of before you submit an application form.

Diversity Matters

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply for this post. As an inclusive employer, we are here to support you. If you have any special requirements to help you with your application, email our team at

Were looking forward to hearing from you!

Person Specification



  • Registration with the General Pharmaceutical council (GPHC)
  • NVQ L3/BTEC Pharmacy services
  • Relevant post qualification Aseptic service courses e.g. APDM,ASFM
  • Good working knowledge of safe safe dispensing and aseptic practices
  • Knowledge and understanding of GMP and QA and its application to aseptic processing
  • Substantial experience as an aseptically trained technician
  • Previous involvement in staff training
  • Evidence of some staff training
  • Able to demonstrate excellent organisational skills
  • Good attention to detail and responsible attitude to quality and accuracy


  • Pre-and in-process checking within Aseptic services
  • experience using the EM2400 compunder
  • Active involvement in service development

Employer details

Employer name

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust


Wythenshawe Hospital

Southmoor Road


M23 9LT

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