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Patient Services Pharmacy Technician - Dispensary and Distribution Se

National Health Service

Luton & Dunstable Hospital, HC
Today
Luton & Dunstable Hospital, HC
£24.907k - £30.615k Per Year
Today
£24.907k - £30.615k Per Year

Job Reference: 418-DTO7281-JW

Employer:
Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Pharmacy
Location:
Luton & Dunstable Hospital, Luton
Salary:
£24,907 - £30,615 pa

It is an exciting time to join the newly formed Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

We run two busy hospital sites in Bedford and Luton. Our 7,500 staff provide high quality care for a growing population of around 700,000 across Bedfordshire and the surrounding areas.

You will be joining a friendly, high performing Trust committed to ensuring the health and wellbeing of staff. As one of the largest NHS Trusts in our region you will have access to a programme of high quality training and development to help you grow your career. Travel between hospital sites may be required.

We have state-of-the art facilities placing us at the heart of cutting edge health care. The Trust continues to be committed to delivering the best patient care using the best clinical knowledge and technology available.


The Luton and Dunstable University Hospital is committed to excellence and to the provision of high quality healthcare. We want to be one of the safest hospitals in the country and our patient’s safety is our priority. We have successfully implemented an electronic prescribing and administration system across all inpatient areas.

We are looking for an enthusiastic pharmacy technician to work as a key part of the pharmacy team within our modern automated, dispensary and distribution area and back stores. You will be supervising staff in day to day activities and training staff. Alongside you will be supporting the Senior Pharmacy Technician Distribution, Stores & QA with stock management, processes and standards.

You must be able to demonstrate an enthusiasm for trying new roles, supporting innovation and delivering an excellent patient experience.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Please contact Principal Pharmacy Technician, Dispensary, Distribution and Stores Manager, Lianne Eldridge on 01582 497365 or Prafula Patel Senior Pharmacy Technician Distribution, Stores & QA on 01582 497368.



Please note that vacancies may close prior to the advertised closing date when sufficient number of applications have been received. Please ensure that you make your application as soon as possible.
We are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all members of the community including people with disabilities.

All correspondence relating to vacancies will be via the e-mail address you have provided on your application form.

For details of how the Trust will process your identifiable information please see the ‘Privacy Notices for Staff’ on the public website (see link at bottom of the Home Page) or ask a member of the Trust's Recruitment Team for a copy

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Pharmacy Technician - HMP Bullingdon

National Health Service

Bicester, HC
Today
Bicester, HC
£28k - £28k Per Year
Today
£28k - £28k Per Year

Job Reference: J143-A-20-32009

Employer:
Practice Plus Group
Department:
Prison healthcare
Location:
Bicester
Salary:
Up to £28,000 FTE - DOE

Break into prison healthcare!
Looking for something a little different?
Have you thought about working within prison healthcare?
If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding Pharmacy Technician role and want to develop your Pharmacy skills in an environment where no two days are the same then this could be the new job for you!
The salary is up to £28,000 FTE per annum - dependent on the experience.
This is a permanent role working - full-time hours equals 37.5 hours per week with day shifts and no nights! Pharmacy provision is provided seven days a week, including public holidays.
Shifts can vary between 7:30 a.m to 5:30 pm, with possibility of early start/early finish or late start/late finish.

A bit about the job
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As a Pharmacy Technician at HMP Bullingdon, you will assist in the delivery of a high quality pharmacy service to the prison population.
You can expect to provide medicines management services to assist in tackling identified, inequalities within the prison population contributing to diagnosis of care and treatment needs. This includes providing pharmacy related information to patients, prison officers and other healthcare professionals ensuring that the level of advice given is appropriate to overcome barriers to understanding, conveying complex and sensitive information in an easily understandable form.
The Pharmacy Technician will also assist with the implementation and development of pharmacy support to all wings in the prison which includes, where appropriate, counselling of patients on the correct use of medication.
It goes without saying that you will be responsible for dispensing medicines to agreed standards, calculating doses and quantities for supply where there is a specific requirement for accuracy e.g. Methadone preparation.
Furthermore, you will support the induction of new pharmacy technician starters.
HMP Bullingdon is a Cat B remand prisons for adult males aged 21 and over, near Bicester, Oxfordshire.
A little about you..
You will hold NVQ Level 3, BTEC or equivalent qualifications and must have a current registration with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) to be considered for this role. You will also have relevant post-qualification experience working within a multi-disciplinary team.
About us
Prisons are one of the most challenging, yet rewarding places for healthcare professionals to work. If you are a qualified nurse, or soon to qualify, and want a role where you can develop your existing skills and learn something new every day in an environment that never stands still, then this is it!

Practice Plus Group are Health in Justice Market leader, providing healthcare services to offenders across the country. Our model of care is our Wellbeing Approach – an integrated, comprehensive approach in recognition of the fact prisoners are a socially-excluded group with healthcare needs which are complex and often associated with poor outcomes. It adopts the premise no single health/wellbeing factor can be taken in isolation of other motivational issues which might impact a person’s care.


Salary & Benefits
Salary for this role is up to £28,000 FTE per annum - dependent on experience.
Full-time hours are 37.5 per week. We also welcome part-time applications.
Practice Plus Group benefits include training & development opportunities, company contributory pension scheme, 25 days annual leave plus 8 public bank holidays (time in lieu if shift falls on public holiday), staff well-being, cycle to work scheme, on-site gym facilities and free onsite parking.
We are also proud to support our employees with continued professional development opportunities and further education subject to service needs.
More information
Please note that offers of employment are subject to Practice Plus group Terms & Conditions and employment is subject to receipt of satisfactory references, enhanced DBS check and prison vetting.
At Practice Plus group, we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities.

Practice Plus Group is passionate about the work that we do and have the following core values:

∙ We treat patients and each other as we would like to be treated

∙ We act with integrity

∙ We embrace diversity

∙ We strive to do things better together.


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PCN Pharmacy Technician

National Health Service

Milton Keynes, HC
2 days ago
Milton Keynes, HC
2 days ago

PCN Pharmacy Technician

MKGP Plus Ltd

The closing date is 15 March 2021

Job overview

Pharmacy technicians play an important role, complementing clinical pharmacists, community pharmacists and other members of the PCN multi-disciplinary team. Pharmacy technicians are different to clinical pharmacists as they are not able to prescribe or make clinical decisions, instead working under supervision to ensure effective and efficient use of medicines.

Main duties of the job

Pharmacy technicians core role responsibilities will cover clinical, and technical and administrative categories. The purpose of the role is to lead improvements to maximise safe, cost effective best practice in prescribing to improve the quality of patient care. The post holder will help patients to get the best from their medicines by switching medications to agreed and approved protocols, improving repeat prescribing processes in General Practice, including promotion of repeat dispensing and online ordering, minimising clinical risk and aiming to reduce wasted medicines.

About us

We will provide a supportive learning environment, especially structured in the first preceptorship year

We will help you set out and revise specific educational goals

We will ensure appropriate clinical supervision

You will receive regular appraisals

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached job description for full details.

Clinical Pharmacy in General Practice is part of an exciting programme of transformation to develop a new model of care which addresses our ambition to deliver person-centred, coordinated care across the district. The Clinical Pharmacy in General Practice model is supported by the direction of national policy including the Five Year Forward View and GP Forward View where there is a need to better utilise the role of pharmacy within primary care to pro-actively help patients stay safe and well and out of hospital as well as helping to reduce the demands on general practice. Pharmacy technicians play an important role, complementing clinical pharmacists, community pharmacists and other members of the PCN multi-disciplinary team. Pharmacy technicians are different to clinical pharmacists as they are not able to prescribe or make clinical decisions, instead working under supervision to ensure effective and efficient use of medicines. Pharmacy technicians core role responsibilities will cover clinical, and technical and administrative categories. The purpose of the role is to lead improvements to maximise safe, cost effective best practice in prescribing to improve the quality of patient care. The post holder will help patients to get the best from their medicines by switching medications to agreed and approved protocols, improving repeat prescribing processes in General Practice, including promotion of repeat dispensing and online ordering, minimising clinical risk and aiming to reduce wasted medicines. In addition, the post holder will be responsible for encouraging the development of better understanding of the principles of medicines optimisation throughout the practice teams and promoting good practice in line with therapeutic developments. This will involve assisting the PCN in achieving national requirements, NICE implementation and utilisation of medicines optimisation initiative.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Be registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC)
  • Meet the specific qualification and training requirements as specified by the GPhC criteria77 to register as a Pharmacy Technician
  • Have a minimum of 4 GCSEs or equivalent including Maths and English of grade C or above.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (opens in a new window). From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants (opens in a new window).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

MKGP Plus Ltd

Address

Whalley Drive

Bletchley

Milton Keynes

Buckinghamshire

MK3 6EN


Employer's website

https://www.mkgp.co.uk/

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Patient services Senior Pharmacy Technician - Dispensary Team Leader

National Health Service

Luton and Dunstable Hospital, HC
5 days ago
Luton and Dunstable Hospital, HC
£24.907k - £30.615k Per Year
5 days ago
£24.907k - £30.615k Per Year

Job Reference: 418-DTO4150-JW

Employer:
Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Pharmacy
Location:
Luton and Dunstable Hospital, Luton
Salary:
£24,907 - £30,615 Per annum

It is an exciting time to join the newly formed Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

We run two busy hospital sites in Bedford and Luton. Our 7,500 staff provide high quality care for a growing population of around 700,000 across Bedfordshire and the surrounding areas.

You will be joining a friendly, high performing Trust committed to ensuring the health and wellbeing of staff. As one of the largest NHS Trusts in our region you will have access to a programme of high quality training and development to help you grow your career. Travel between hospital sites may be required.

We have state-of-the art facilities placing us at the heart of cutting edge health care. The Trust continues to be committed to delivering the best patient care using the best clinical knowledge and technology available.


We are looking for an enthusiastic Senior Pharmacy Technician to work as a key part of the pharmacy team within our modern automated, dispensary area. This is an ideal opportunity for an experienced registered pharmacy technician to work as an ACPT and gain skills in staff management and service development in a busy hospital pharmacy department.

Alongside the accuracy checking responsibility, the post holder will have a leadership role which includes supporting with the day to day smooth running of the dispensary, training staff through supervision and monitoring performance.

This position requires a proactive and dynamic individual to work closely with peers and dispensary management to uphold the high standards of patient care and medicines optimisation. You must be able to demonstrate an enthusiasm for trying new roles, supporting innovation and delivering an excellent patient experience.

The successful candidate must be registered with the GPhC and have an accuracy checking qualification or be due to complete imminently. Further training will be provided on staff management.

The L&D Pharmacy is a 7 day service and some weekend shifts will be required.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Point of contact: For further information or to arrange an informal visit, please contact Lianne Eldridge, Principal Pharmacy Technician, Dispensary, Distribution and Stores Services on 01582 497365



Please note that vacancies may close prior to the advertised closing date when sufficient number of applications have been received. Please ensure that you make your application as soon as possible.
We are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all members of the community including people with disabilities.

All correspondence relating to vacancies will be via the e-mail address you have provided on your application form.

For details of how the Trust will process your identifiable information please see the ‘Privacy Notices for Staff’ on the public website (see link at bottom of the Home Page) or ask a member of the Trust's Recruitment Team for a copy

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Pharmacy Technician - HMP The Mount

National Health Service

Hemel Hempstead, HC
1 day ago
Hemel Hempstead, HC
£24k - £24k Per Year
1 day ago
£24k - £24k Per Year

Job Reference: J143-A-20-37242

Employer:
Practice Plus Group
Department:
Prison healthcare
Location:
Hemel Hempstead
Salary:
Up to £24,000 per annum - DOE

I help to make a difference!

Are you collaborative, caring and compassionate?
Prisons are one of the most challenging, yet rewarding places for healthcare professionals to work - if you’re looking for a role where you can develop your existing skills and learn something new every day, then this is the place to be.
HM Prison The Mount is a Category C men's prison, located on the outskirts of Bovingdon village in Hertfordshire, England
Practice Plus Group were recently awarded the healthcare contract at HMP The Mount and started delivering the services on 1st October 2020; we are the Health in Justice Market leader, providing healthcare services to offenders across the country. Our model of care is our Wellbeing Approach – an integrated, comprehensive approach in recognition of the fact prisoners are a socially-excluded group with healthcare needs which are complex and often associated with poor outcomes. It adopts the premise no single health/wellbeing factor can be taken in isolation of other motivational issues which might impact a person’s care.
Interested in clinical development?

We could give you the opportunity to develop in to a specialist role of your interest and benefit to the healthcare team's pharmacy service.

In return for your hard work you will..

Receive an annual salary of up to £24,000 - dependent on experience. You'll also get a number of benefits including a company contributory pension scheme, 25 days annual leave plus 8 public bank holidays plus CPD and re-validation support.

Other benefits include cycle to work scheme, childcare vouchers plus training and clinical development opportunities.
Onsite benefits at HMP The Mount include access to an onsite gym, free parking and subsidised café/restaurant.

What will you be doing?

You will be required to support the delivery of Pharmacy Services which will be part be of a comprehensive healthcare package, based on the prison service’s needs. Working on the prison wings, you can expect to be involved in everything from medicine management, dispense medications, screening drug charts, patient counselling etc.

You may be required to accept certain activities in relation to the day to day operational management of their unit and as such must ensure that they are trained and competent to take on these additional responsibilities. As a Pharmacy Technician, you may also be required to take on a role of working across multiple Pharmacy Services if and when required.
You will hold NVQ Level 3, BTEC or equivalent qualifications and have current registration with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPHC) to be considered for this role. You will also have relevant post-qualification experience working within a pharmacy environment and multi-disciplinary team.
You’ll be able to demonstrate assessment skills, including undertaking of risk assessments and have sound patient counselling skills, treating patients with respect and dignity at all times, adopting a culturally sensitive approach.
As a Pharmacy Technician, you may be required to take on a role of working across multiple Pharmacy Services if and when required.
If you are self-motivated and able to work autonomously as well as showing plenty of initiative when it comes to handling a wide range of situations, then this could be the right role for you!

Next steps

If you are shortlisted, you will be contacted by the Internal Recruiter for this role.
The recruiter will submit your CV to the hiring manager and in turn we will arrange an interview for you to attend at if the hiring manager feels that you are suitable for the job.

More information

This is a full-time role working 37.5 hours per week. The salary for this role is up to £24,000 - dependent one experience.
Please note that offers of employment are subject to Practice Plus Group Terms & Conditions and receipt of satisfactory references, an enhanced DBS check and prison vetting.
At Practice Plus Group we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities.

Practice Plus Group is passionate about the work that we do and have the following core values:

∙ We treat patients and each other as we would like to be treated

∙ We act with integrity

∙ We embrace diversity

∙ We strive to do things better together.


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Band 4 Pharmacy Technician

National Health Service

Watford, HC
Today
Watford, HC
£19.768k - £19.768k Per Year
Today
£19.768k - £19.768k Per Year

Job Reference: J11-NHSHCS-39228

Employer:
NHS Professionals - Flexible Workers
Department:
Pharmacy
Location:
Watford
Salary:
£11.76 per hour excluding holiday pay

Job Title and Grade: Band 4 Pharmacy Technician

Location/Trust: Watford General Hospital, Vicarage Road Watford Herts, WD18 0HB

Department Covered: Pharmacy

Pay Rates: £11.76 per hour excluding holiday pay

Placement Ref/ID: 39228

Shifts: 22.5 hours per week (Wednesday, Friday and one other day per week)

Duration: 6 months

The Role:

A passion for putting patients first …… join the bank for flexibility in how you work.

Would you like to be part of a Trust where the vision is the very best care, for every patient, every day?

If you answered ‘yes’ to the above, we’d love to hear from you!

We have long term placement opportunities available for Pharmacy Technicians available at West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust, specifically providing the following:

Job Summary:

To work as part of the pharmacy team in providing an efficient, effective and safe pharmaceutical service to patients and customers, with particular emphasis on the technical aspects of labelling, dispensing, preparation and stock control of medicines

To support team colleagues in the coaching of junior staff in technical and dispensing tasks

  • To participate in the work of the Trust’s dispensaries, including in-patient and outpatient dispensing and the issue of pharmaceutical products to wards and departments including dispensing of CD’s, clinical trial drugs, unlicensed drugs and FP10 prescriptions in accordance with departmental procedures
  • To ensure that medication is dispensed and prioritised to meet agreed delivery times and reduce waiting times for patients
  • To ensure stock levels for all products are accurate and any discrepancies are investigated before being referred to the relevant manager
  • To participate in the maintenance of the supplies in the emergency drug cupboard, by regular review of expiry dates, returns and overstock.
  • To be involved in the receipt and putting away of goods, the maintenance of ordering records and the recording and issuing of ‘to follow’ items
  • To maintain labelling standards, ensuring all transactions are entered accurately onto the pharmacy computer system at the time of issue in order to minimise stock discrepancies and out of stock situations.

Requirements:

Essential:

BTEC certificate/NVQ level 3 in pharmacy services or equivalent

Registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council

Requirements of Good Dispensing Practice

Good communication skills

Able to work alone and as part of a team

If you have any experience of hospital/pharmacy settings or qualifications this will be advantageous but not essential.

In return for your hard work commitment NHS Professionals (NHSP) can offer you some fantastic benefits: –

  • Competitive Pay Rates - work this week, get paid next week!
  • First choice of placements at over 50 NHS Trusts in England
  • Dedicated consultants
  • Flexible working options
  • Free DBS and free training
  • Build holiday allowance
  • Support when you need it – 24/7 365 days – Call us anytime on 03330 144 370
  • Stakeholder pension scheme

Who are NHS Professionals?

NHS Professionals (NHSP), owned by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), works in partnership with hospital trusts to provide a bank of highly skilled temporary workers who want to work flexibly within the NHS.

Working through the NHSP bank means Trusts don’t have to rely on expensive agencies. Right now, we have over 130,000 members registered on our bank from various roles, grades and specialities, saving the NHS over £70 million each year. This money is then reinvested back into the NHS.

Register today for various flexible working options and long-term placement opportunities.

For more information on the roles or details on how to join NHS Professionals, simply get in touch with Phil Chafer, Recruitment & Placement Consultant on 01442915242 or Philip.chafer@nhsprofessionals.nhs.uk

We look forward to hearing from you soon.

Disclaimer

Please note, you will be contacted by email throughout the recruitment process, so please check your emails, including your junk/spam regularly. We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not selected for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us within 21 days after submitting your application, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion




Please note that you will be contacted via e-mail throughout the recruitment process, so please check your e-mails regularly.
We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not selected for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us within 21 days after submitting your application, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

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Pharmacy Technician

National Health Service

Great Missenden, HC
2 days ago
Great Missenden, HC
£21.142k - £21.892k Per Year
2 days ago
£21.142k - £21.892k Per Year

Job Reference: J215-SYS-34473

Employer:
BMI Healthcare
Location:
Great Missenden
Salary:
£21,142 - £21,892

Pharmacy Technician

Full Time - Permanent

£21,142 - £21,892

BMI Chiltern Hospital in Great Missenden is part of BMI Healthcare, Britain's leading provider of independent healthcare with a nationwide network of hospitals & clinics, performing more complex surgery than any other private healthcare provider in the country.

We have an opportunity for a Pharmacy Technicianto join their team of staff in the Pharmacy department.

This is a Full time role for 37.5 hours a week. The role holder will be required to cover a flexible shift pattern.

Applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • Must be registered, as a pharmacy technician on the General Pharmaceutical Council register.
  • Knowledge of General Pharmaceutical Council Codes of Professional Conduct, Ethics and Performance and their implications for practice).
  • Maths, English GCSE at grades A to C or equivalent functional skills level 2 evidence.
  • Proficient in the use of a PC, including the use of software and systems.
  • Experience in ordering and dispensing medicines.

Duties of this role include:

  • To support the delivery of an excellent clinical, operational and governance based medicine management service.
  • To procure & receipt medicines for the hospital.
  • Top up and distribute medicines to all areas of the hospital in conjunction with the pharmacy team.
  • Stock management of medicines within the hospital.
  • Provide a dispensing service for medicines that may be required.
  • Ensure accurate and timely charging.
  • Ensure compliance with all appropriate regulatory, professional and best practice frameworks.
  • Be a proactive member of the Hospital’s multidisciplinary team.

For further detailed information on the responsibilities and accountabilities of this vacancy please refer to the job description.

Salary & Benefits:

BMI Healthcare have committed to being a national living wage employer and offer a competitive starting salary alongside access to a wide range of employee benefits, including:

  • BMI Healthcare Private Medical Insurance
  • BMI Pension Scheme
  • 25 days holiday per annum increasing up to 30 days with long service
  • Enhanced Maternity, Paternity & Adoption Leave
  • Market leading learning and development, including free courses and industry recognised qualifications
  • Nationwide Gym discounts & Online Fitness Classes
  • BMI Staff Health Checks
  • Blue Light Discount Card for 1,000s of nationwide discounts and exclusive offers
  • Cycle to Work – and much more!


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Medicines Management Technician - Various Specialties

National Health Service

All OUH Sites, HC
1 day ago
All OUH Sites, HC
£24.907k - £30.615k Per Year
1 day ago
£24.907k - £30.615k Per Year

Job Reference: 321-CSS-MMTVS-FEB-B5

Employer:
Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Pharmacy
Location:
All OUH Sites, Oxford and Banbury
Salary:
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum pro rata

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research.

The Trust comprises four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton General Hospital in Banbury.

Our values, standards and behaviours define the quality of clinical care we offer and the professional relationships we make with our patients, colleagues and the wider community. We call this Delivering Compassionate Excellence and its focus is on our values of compassion, respect, learning, delivery, improvement and excellence. These values put patients at the heart of what we do and underpin the quality healthcare we would like for ourselves or a member of our family. Watch how we set out to deliver compassionate excellence via the OUH YouTube channel.

Many of our recruitment programmes use Value Based Interviewing to identify those who have the skills we seek, who share our values and who are able to deliver compassionate excellence from the outset. We know that this makes a significant difference to your job satisfaction and above all the outcomes and experience of our patients and their families.


Care to join us?

The Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (OUHFT) is currently looking for Medicines Management Technicians (MMT) with good communication skills and an enthusiastic outlook to support its friendly and dynamic team. This is an exciting opportunity for the successful candidates to make a difference to a wide variety of patients across various clinical specialties, on the different hospital sites.

This post is suitable for:

- qualified MMTs looking for a new challenge or change of location

- newly qualified and registered pharmacy technicians

- community pharmacy technicians looking for a career change

You will be a key member of a range of teams across the department and the hospital, supporting busy wards and clinical areas. The MMT post allows the successful candidate to develop their clinical knowledge of a range of patient and drug groups, giving ample opportunity for continuing professional development. Opportunities to gain leadership and project management skills will be available to the right candidates.

Opportunities are available in the following specialties*:

- Upper and Lower GI Surgery

- Surgical Emergency Unit

- Trauma

- General Medicine

(*this list is subject to change)

Applicants must be qualified pharmacy technicians registered with the GPhC. You will need to demonstrate a high level of professionalism and a commitment to Continuing Professional Development.

Key duties include:-

· Completion of accredited checking pharmacy technician (ACPT) qualification (if not already held).

· Undertake accreditation for medicines reconciliation, assessing patients own drugs and supply of non-stock items for one stop-dispensing; assisting with TTO supplies.

· Working as part of the pharmacy team to provide near patient medicines management services to wards, including ward-based dispensing and patient counselling.

· Liaising with care providers outside the hospital e.g. GPs and community pharmacies.

· Ward controlled drug checks and returns.

· Conducting audits, reports and stock list reviews.

Full on-the-job training will be provided, with a view to developing into the Band 5 role following appropriate accreditation(s). Candidates who do not hold valid ACT and MMT accreditations will be placed on the Band 4 pay scale until minimum accreditations have been completed.

The OUHFT offers flexible working hours, including condensed hours and job share opportunities.

About the Trust:

The four hospital sites (John Radcliffe, Churchill, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre and the Horton General) provide an exceptionally high standard of clinical care to our patients. As well as being a renowned Cancer centre, we are also famous for our expertise in areas such as transplant and neurosciences. As a teaching Trust, we are dedicated to the education of our staff. We are keen to develop our leaders, whatever their role, and strive to promote our 6 Trust values; learning, respect, delivery, excellence, compassion, and improvement. Central to the Trust's vision are its staff. We aim to recruit, train and retain the best people to enact its values and achieve our vision.

About Oxford:

Our beautiful “City of Dreaming Spires” is full of culture and history. From the city centre, where you’ll find the Bodleian Library and Pitt Rivers Museum, to the eclectic restaurants and buzzing bars of Cowley Road; there really is something for everyone. Visitors and Oxonians alike enjoy punting down the river, stopping off at waterside pubs and cafes. Alongside the University of Oxford, the new Westgate shopping centre boasts a plethora of shops, entertainment, and rooftop dining. Just a short walk away, the Covered Market offers a more traditional shopping experience.

Travel just a short distance outside of the city and you will find the Cotswolds, Blenheim Palace, and the Botanic Gardens. Oxford is famous for its country walks and characterful village pubs.

Further afield, London is easily accessible by road or rail. There are excellent links to the London airports, with coaches available regularly day and night.

Living in Oxford:

Oxford has a reputation for being an expensive place to live. However, there has never been more choice of accommodation: shared houses; studio flats; Monday to Friday rentals; inner city; rural village. You will find a vast array of living options on Rightmove, Gumtree and DailyInfo, as well as other popular sites.

The OUHFT offers housing to individual key workers and their families. A2Dominion can be contacted for further information about on-site accommodation.

Please note: this advert may close earlier than the date stated if a sufficient number of applicants is reached.

Closing Date: Wednesday 24th February 2021

Interview Date: tba

For further details / informal visits contact:

Katie McDonald: Katie.McDonald@ouh.nhs.uk

Ward Based Technician Manager



No unsolicited recruitment agency telephone calls or emails.
Please note that this post is subject to a 6 month probationary period. If you currently hold a contract of employment with the Oxford University Hospitals, this will not apply. This statement does not apply to Medical staff or Executive Appointments.
Please make sure that you read the job description and person specification attached below, and that your statement in support reflects this as your application will be judged against these criteria.
When providing employment reference details please provide correct work related email addresses so references can be sought promptly when we are looking to progress your application. Your first referee will need to be your line manager, supervisor or clinical lead from your current or most recent post or place of study. This information is essential if your offer of employment is to be confirmed.
Candidates selected for interview will be contacted after the short listing process, usually within 2 weeks. (Please note that shortlisting times vary when applying for a Medical position within the Trust) The majority of correspondence will be via the e-recruitment system, therefore you should check your emails regularly including junk mail folders in web-based email products.

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Medicines Management Technician

National Health Service

Oxford, HC
3 days ago
Oxford, HC
3 days ago

Medicines Management Technician

Oxford Health NHS Trust

The closing date is 28 February 2021

Job overview

Are you a Medicines Management Technician or an experienced Pharmacy Technician looking for a new challenge in a medicines management role within Mental Health

We are looking for a self-motivated and enthusiastic registered Pharmacy Technician to join our ward friendly team.

You will be based at Warneford Hospital, Oxford

This is a fixed term post for one year covering maternity leave. Hours are 37.5 per week Monday to Friday. This post can be applied for as a secondment opportunity

The role is patient facing within an established pharmacy team successfully embedded within ward care teams

This is a great opportunity for a Pharmacy Technician wanting to support the management and rehabilitation of people living with mental health disorders.

There will be an induction to ensure you are comfortable starting the new role, and support to learn about the specialist medicines used in mental health.

Main duties of the job

Medicines reconciliation

Medicines management support to wards including Mental health specialities Eating disorders, Child and Adolescent and Adult working age

Discharge Planning

Medicines Safety and Incident Reporting

Ensuring compliance with Mental Health Act requirements, relating to medicines.

Once weekly dispensary rota will be applicable, if you are an Accredited Checking Technician

You must be registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council

Good communication, problem solving, prioritisation and organisational skills are essential, to support service improvement and becoming an integral part of the clinical team.

We can offer you a variety of flexible working solutions, including full, part-time andsessional contracts.

If you have experience and passion for delivering excellent patient-focused care, we would like to hear from you.

About us

To work as an effective and proactive member of the Medicines Management Team,ensuring patients receive the highest standard of care, in accordance with Governmentlegislation and guidance, and local policies and procedures.

Job description

Job responsibilities

1. To be part of the local clinical teams, responsible for the provision and development of themedicines management service to a designated acute ward and other wards where appropriate.2. Within department policies and Standard Operating Procedures, be accountable for problemsolving at ward level, the provision of routine and non-routine advice and day to day decisionson medicines management issues, reporting back or referring where appropriate.3. Complete a medicines reconciliation for all new admissions according to national standards,which will include accessing PCIS, contacting GP surgeries and talking to service users/carers tocompile a complete and accurate list of current medication.4. Conduct Controlled Drug reconciliation on a three monthly basis and report results to Site Leadand ward/department managers.5. Responsible for the maintenance of the Patients Own Drugs (PODs) scheme for designatedwards according to Trust policy.6. To supply non-stock items according to department procedures.

7. Dispense short leave and discharge prescriptions on site, whereappropriate.8. Work with clinical teams to review and update ward stock lists fordesignated wards.9. Work with clinical teams to ensure seamless transfer of patient care which will include attendingward hand over meetings, conducting one to one meetings with patients when necessarytogether with provision of TTOs, liaising with Consultants, Community Pharmacists, GPs andCMHTs regarding ongoing supplies of medication.10. In conjunction with the clinical pharmacist, counsel patients on medicines taking into accountissues of client competence, behaviour and understanding.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • NVQ level 3 in Pharmacy Services or equivalent with experience
  • GPhC registered technician

Desirable

  • Advanced Medicines Management Accreditation
  • Accredited Checking Technician

Experience

Essential

  • Hospital experience

Desirable

  • Working in mental health environment

Skills

Essential

  • Good organisational skills
  • Ability to cope with demands of constantly changing priorities
  • Ability to communicate effectively with service users and colleagues at all levels

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (opens in a new window). From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants (opens in a new window).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Oxford Health NHS Trust

Address

Warneford Hospital

Warneford Lane

Oxford

OX3 7JX


Employer's website

https://www.oxfordhealth.nhs.uk

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Pharmacy Lead

National Health Service

Milton Keynes, HC
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£38.89k - £45k Per Year
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£38.89k - £45k Per Year

Job Reference: J215-SYS-34714

Employer:
BMI Healthcare
Location:
Milton Keynes
Salary:
£38,890 - £45,000

Pharmacy Lead

Part Time – Permanent

£38,890 - £45,000 + Benefits

**Significant Sign On Bonus Available**

BMI Saxon Clinic in Milton Keynes is part of Circle Health Group, Britain's leading provider of independent healthcare with a nationwide network of hospitals & clinics, performing more complex surgery than any other private healthcare provider in the country.

We have an opportunity for a Pharmacy Lead to join their team of staff in the Pharmacy department.

This is a Part time role for 30 hours a week. The role holder will be required to cover a flexible shift pattern.

Applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • Degree in Pharmacy M Pharm or B Pharm or BSc (Pharmacy) on the General Pharmaceutical Council registers as a Pharmacist or Pharmacy Technician whose name appears on the General Pharmaceutical Council Pharmacy Technicians register.
  • UK hospital experience within a hospital pharmacy department. Experience of managing a team & mentoring. Experience of managing a budget.
  • Strong organisational and planning skills, including risk management. Results driven, possessing a proven track record of delivering against targets.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to communicate clearly with a range of people at differing levels across the hospital, deploying a range of techniques to do this effectively

Duties of this role include:

  • Working within a small category hospital, the role is to clinically support the department to promote and ensure excellent patient care, taking responsibility to lead the department under the direction of the Director of Clinical Services. Core Responsibilities and Key
  • Responsibility for the daily management and daily running of the pharmacy department, with support from the Director of Clinical Services, ensuring safe provision of staffing that meets activity by workforce planning, monthly rostering and daily review.
  • To organise the inpatient pharmacy rotas, weekend and on-call cover ensuring that at all times there is adequate cover within the department.
  • To ensure compliance with appropriate regulatory and best practice frameworks.
  • To liaise with the reps, clinical steering group as appropriate.
  • To take an active role in supporting the implementation of national developments locally

Salary & Benefits:

Circle Health Group is committed to offering competitive starting salaries alongside access to a wide range of employee benefits, including:

  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Private Pension Scheme
  • 25 days holiday a year increasing to 30 days
  • Enhanced Maternity, Paternity & Adoption Leave
  • Employee Referral Scheme
  • Learning and development; free courses and industry recognised qualifications
  • Friends & Family Hospital Discounts
  • NHS Blue Light Discount Card
  • Plus much more

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Salary

£24.907k - £30.615k Per Year

Job Type

full-time

Posted

Today

Description

Job Reference: 418-DTO7281-JW

Employer:
Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Pharmacy
Location:
Luton & Dunstable Hospital, Luton
Salary:
£24,907 - £30,615 pa

It is an exciting time to join the newly formed Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

We run two busy hospital sites in Bedford and Luton. Our 7,500 staff provide high quality care for a growing population of around 700,000 across Bedfordshire and the surrounding areas.

You will be joining a friendly, high performing Trust committed to ensuring the health and wellbeing of staff. As one of the largest NHS Trusts in our region you will have access to a programme of high quality training and development to help you grow your career. Travel between hospital sites may be required.

We have state-of-the art facilities placing us at the heart of cutting edge health care. The Trust continues to be committed to delivering the best patient care using the best clinical knowledge and technology available.


The Luton and Dunstable University Hospital is committed to excellence and to the provision of high quality healthcare. We want to be one of the safest hospitals in the country and our patient’s safety is our priority. We have successfully implemented an electronic prescribing and administration system across all inpatient areas.

We are looking for an enthusiastic pharmacy technician to work as a key part of the pharmacy team within our modern automated, dispensary and distribution area and back stores. You will be supervising staff in day to day activities and training staff. Alongside you will be supporting the Senior Pharmacy Technician Distribution, Stores & QA with stock management, processes and standards.

You must be able to demonstrate an enthusiasm for trying new roles, supporting innovation and delivering an excellent patient experience.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Please contact Principal Pharmacy Technician, Dispensary, Distribution and Stores Manager, Lianne Eldridge on 01582 497365 or Prafula Patel Senior Pharmacy Technician Distribution, Stores & QA on 01582 497368.




Please note that vacancies may close prior to the advertised closing date when sufficient number of applications have been received. Please ensure that you make your application as soon as possible.

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