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Pharmacy Technician

Swansea Bay University Health Board
£28,834 to £35,099 per annum
Closing date
24 Jul 2024

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Pharmacist, Pharmacy technician
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a qualified GPhC registered pharmacy technician to join our friendly pharmacy team at Morriston Hospital in Swansea. We are looking for a conscientious individual, who is motivated and can work as part of a team, has a flexible approach towards the needs of the service, and able to demonstrate professionalism possessing both excellent organisational and communication skills.

The innovative and friendly pharmacy team is well established within the health board. We are both ambitious and motivated, focusing our work around the best interests of our patients and continuously striving to improve the services we provide.

Applicants will be required to take part in the weekend, bank holiday and locking up rota.

Main duties of the job

You will need to have previous experience of working in an acute hospital ward environment and be motivated, have effective communication and negotiating skills, working closely with patients.

You will be required to work under pressure and alone with excellent prioritisation skills. Applicants must be registered as a pharmacy technician with the GPhC and have completed both your ACPT and MMPT accreditation. This post is advertised as a Band 5 and ideally the successful candidate for this role must have achieved the necessary accreditations namely MMPT and ACPT.

About us

We believe staff are our best asset and wewant you to be happy and confident about starting your career here in Swansea Bay University Health Board.

As one of the biggest healthcare groups in the UK we can offer a wealth of professional training and development opportunities in an innovative, forward-thinking organisation.

You might be a nurse ordoctor, maybe you specialise in a health science/therapy or can offer skills in one of our support services - wehave a job for you.

There are also apprenticeships, work placementsand volunteering roles available.

We are an inclusive employer and welcome applications from everyone whatever their sex religion or belief race age sexual orientation gender identity or, whether they are pregnant or have recently been on maternity leave, married or are in a civil partnership or, whether they are disabled.

Our values - Caring For Each Other, Working Together and Always Improving, show thatour commitment to equality is at the heart of everything we do.

If you want excellent career and training opportunities while living on the doorstep of some of Europe's most spectacular scenery,with all the benefits of a thriving and cosmopolitan city - look no further.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full job description and person specification attached within the supporting documents.

Health Board is committed to supporting its staff to fully embrace the need for bilingualism thereby enhancing patient and service user experiences. In our commitment to increase the number of staff who are able to communicate in Welsh with patients and professionals, we welcome applications from Welsh speakers.The ability to communicate in Welsh is desirable for this post.

Person Specification

Qualifications, experience and skills


  • NVQ3 and BTEC in pharmaceutical science (or equivalent).
  • Accredited Checking Pharmacy Technician and Medicines Management qualified or relevant demonstrable experience
  • Registration with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC)


  • Significant experience of working in a hospital pharmacy department or equivalent.
  • Experience of managing staff. Ability to work as a 'lead' technician

Aptitude and Abilities


  • Good verbal/written communication skills, problem solving
  • Good communicator, motivated, able to work as part of a team.


  • Ability to speak Welsh

Employer details

Employer name

Swansea Bay University Health Board


Pharmacy department, Morriston hospital




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