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Specialist Pharmacy Technician - Technical Services

Band 5

Main area
Pharmacy Technical Services
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
390-R4339-DT
Site
Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Town
Westcliff
Salary
£22,128 to £28,746 per annum
Closing
21/02/2018 23:59

Here at Southend University Hospital we strive to provide high quality care for every patient, every time.

We would be nothing without our staff. So it goes without saying that when it comes to recruiting new team members, we're looking for the best. We encourage staff to be innovative, to challenge the "as is" and to always put patients first.

We want staff who will live our trust values every day.

Care with compassion, Working together, Professional and accountable


 

 

Southend University is looking for an enthusiastic team player to work in our Pharmacy Dept as a Specialist Pharmacy Technician Technical Services.

The post holder will assist in the co-ordination of technical pharmacy services.

they will undertake the day to day supervision of activities and training of staff, other pharmacy technician and pharmacy assistants. The post holder will work in close collaboration with other professionals and follow set departmental procedures and policies as they work at all times and refer complex matters to the Chief Pharmacy Technician. Additionally the role includes manufacture aseptic preparations and, assist with the introduction of new products

You will need to hold a BTEC, City & Guilds or NVQ 3 or an equivalent Pharmacy Technician’s qualification, recognised by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain and have practical experience in Technical services.  However would consider newly qualified Technicians who are enthusiastic and have an interest in Aseptics.

Hours are: Monday to Friday 9am to 5:30pm with working on Saturday around bank holidays on a rota basis

Southend-On-Sea is an exciting place to live, work and enjoy life. Just under an hour from London and Europe (either by rail or air), Southend and the surrounding area is vibrant and cosmopolitan. Local schools have an excellent reputation and the nearby seaside provides a pleasant backdrop as well as opportunities for fun or relaxation. The attractive nearby town of Leigh-On-Sea provides an alternative location for many professionals to settle and wind down after work.

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such 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 to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

sue gissing x 5338
sue.gissing@southend.nhs.uk