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Senior Pharmacy Technician vacancy

Job details

Job number:
HC11211
Job location:
HMP YOI Doncaster
Doncaster
South Yorkshire
DN5 8UX
Job contract type:
Permanent
Job schedule type:
Full Time
Job closing date:
Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 23:59

I help to make a difference!

If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding Senior 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!

This is a permanent full time role to work 37.5 hours per week to work Monday to Friday.

The salary is up to £35,000 per annum dependent on the experience.

We offer other benefits including 25 days annual leave plus 8 public bank holiday days, on-site gym facilities and on-site staff parking etc

What will you be doing?

As the Senior Pharmacy Technician you will provide a comprehensive, high quality and efficient pharmacy service to HMP YOI Doncaster in accordance with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC)’s standards of conduct, ethics and performance and Care UK departmental procedures and statutory requirements.

You will participate in the efficient day to day running of the department and assisting senior managers when required in overseeing the management of the dispensary services. This might include checking of invoices; ordering etc.

We'd like to see applicants who are fully conversant on the usage and appropriate maintenance of all pharmacy IT systems including ProScript and SystmOne and have the ability to maintain all records and documentation necessary to keep accurate computerised stock control and manage invoices on Care UK electronic system.
You will assist in the collection and analysis of workload data when requested, identify areas where the technical pharmacy service can be developed and plan changes in liaison with pharmacy colleagues.

What we need from you?

To be successful in this role, you will have proven post qualification work experience dispensary based in either community or hospital pharmacy to gain broad knowledge of medicines management and technical pharmaceutical services.
We'd like to see your experience of POD schemes, drug history screening, patient counselling and supervising consumption of methadone.
It goes without saying that you will have experience of stock control as well as experience or familiarity with ProScript, SystmOne and Methasoft systems. Your understanding of Medicines Management concept will come into play alongside your knowledge of pharmacy legislation and standards of practice.

Ideally we'd like the Lead Pharmacy Technician to have previous experience working in a prison environment, knowledge of NHS & Government policies and knowledge of Department of Health publication “A pharmacy Service for Prisoners”.

Additional Information

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.

At Care UK, we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities.

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