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Pharmacy Technician vacancy

Job details

Job number:
HC09114
Job location:
HMP Lindholme
Hatfield
Doncaster
South Yorkshire
DN7 6EE
Job contract type:
Permanent
Job closing date:
Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 23:59

Break into Prison Healthcare!

Are you looking for an opportunity to gain experience in a challenging and rewarding role?

Then look no further…

HMP Lindholme is a Cat C/D adult male prison located near Hatfield Woodhouse, Doncaster.

Care UK 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.

To ensure the continued quality of care at HMP Lindholme, we’re looking for Pharmacy Technicians to join our team.

About the Job

You will assist with the provision and delivery of an integrated pharmaceutical service based on National (Divisional) policies supported with local standard operating protocols, taking into consideration, at all times, the need to maintain a high level of security. You'll 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. As a Pharmacy Technician, you will be an integral member of the Pharmacy Team, who forms part of the wider cluster of Healthcare Services. Care UK policies and procedures and statutory frameworks governing patient care in a prison setting, will be used in order to deliver the highest standard of care to patients in line with National Guidelines.

The Job Requirements

You will hold NVQ Level 3, BTEC or equivalent qualifications/experience and must have a current registration with the General Pharmaceutical Council 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!

Salary and Benefits

The salary range is up to £ 26,520 per annum - dependent on experience.

Care UK benefits include training & development opportunities, company contributory pension scheme, 25 days annual leave plus 8 public bank holidays, staff well-being, access to bank hours, CPD, re-validation, cycle to work scheme, on-site gym facilities and free onsite parking at some locations.

We are also proud to support our employees with continued professional development opportunities and further education subject to service needs...

Further Information

This is a full time vacancy, working 37.5 hours per week..

We reserve the right to close this advert earlier than stated if sufficient number of applications has been received.

If you'd like to have an informal chat prior to applying for the job, please contact Alex Tigwell on 01189 521869

Please note that offers of employment are subject to Care UK Terms & Conditions and employment is subject to receipt of satisfactory references, enhanced DBS check and prison vetting.

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