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Pharmacy Technician Full Time

at Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust in London (Published at 16-01-2020)

Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton
Band 4 Rotational Pharmacy Technician post
37.5 hours per week - Monday - Friday plus Weekend Rota approx 1:6
We are looking for a registered Pharmacy Technician to rotate between core services working in the following areas: Dispensary, Ward Services & Medicines distribution & the Beacon production unit preparing chemotherapy . Prior experience of working in an aseptic unit is desirable but full training will be provided for the successful candidate which will include practical training along with completion of relevant NVQ unit which is a requirement of the post.

Duties include:

Dispensing for In-patients, Out-patients and assisting with Home care services, Supply of Controlled drugs to wards, Ward visits to undertake Medicines Management / Medicines supply services, and aseptic preparation of Chemotherapy treatments in the Beacon Production Unit.

Assisting with the training of Pre-Registration Pharmacy Technicians/Pre-Registration Pharmacists and Pharmacy Assistants is also a key part of the role.
The applicant should have a BTEC in Pharmaceutical Science/ NVQ level 3 or equivalent qualification which will permit registration with the General Pharmaceutical Council.

We require a person who is adaptable and flexible to meet the needs of the service and will work well as part of a team or be equally effective when working alone.

If you are a motivated, hardworking individual who is willing to learn and who looks forward to new challenges this may be the opportunity for you?

The is a rotational post moving through all the services to develop experience and skills.
Participating in the weekend rota approx 1:6 working Saturday & Sunday mornings and one Bank holiday morning is a requirement of the job.
The Department:
Is modern and spacious with excellent facilities. We are committed to staff development and training. We are actively responding to national NHS targets and agendas and require individuals who share our desire to improve services.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Madeleine Coe
01823 342250

If you are successful for interview, you will be required to bring ID, proof of essential qualifications / relevant documents with you (More details will follow)

Our values are simple: Outstanding Care, Working Together, Listening and Leading

We recognise that our staff are our most valuable resource, we are proud of the excellent levels of service our Trust provides to our service users and the dedication and conscientious of our staff.

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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