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 upto £24,000 per annum dependent on the experience.
This is a permanent full time role working 37.5 hours per week with day shifts and no nights.
Shifts can vary between 7:30 a.m to 5:30 pm Monday to Friday only, with possibility of early start/early finish or late start/late finish.
About the Job:
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.
You will hold NVQ Level 3, BTEC or equivalent qualifications 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 multi-disciplinary team.
About Care UK:
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.
As a healthcare provider, we recognise the fact that prisoners are a socially excluded group with complex healthcare needs that can often be associated with poor outcomes. We believe in putting the patient first, regardless of the environment or their history.
Care UK is the Health in Justice market leader; 2 years ago we were managing 12 prison healthcare services and in 2018 we're providing healthcare services in over 40 prisons across the country.
We can offer training and development in our friendly and supportive teams as well as full-time, part-time and bank opportunities and a range of other employee benefits.
Salary & Benefits:
Salary for this role is anything between £19,000 - £24,000 per annum depending on experience (pro-rata for part-time).
Care UK benefits include training & development opportunities, company contributory pension scheme, 25 days annual leave plus 8 public bank holidays (pro-rata for part-time), 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.
Further job 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.