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Pharmacy Technician vacancy

Job details

Job number:
PPG00146
Location:
HMP Wealstun
Address:
Health in Justice
Wetherby
West Yorkshire
LS23 7AZ
Contract type:
Permanent
Closing date:
Sunday, January 31, 2021 - 23:59
Salary:
£28,000 / Year

Job Summary

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.

HMP Wealstun is a local category C men’s prison. With an operational capacity of 832, HMP Wealstun is based in Wetherby in West Yorkshire.

Responsible To

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.

Key Responsibilities

In return for your hard work you will...

Receive an annual salary of up to £28,000 - 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.

Skills & Experience

What do we need from you so you can do the job?

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!

Qualifications

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 if the hiring manager feels that you are suitable for the job.

For further information please contact us on the details provided.

Additional Information

More information

This is a full-time role working 37.5 hours per week, includes some weekend and bank holiday working. The salary for this role is up to £28,000 - dependent on 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 Care UK we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities.

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