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Pharmacy Technician vacancy

Job details

Job number:
HC11262
Job location:
HMP Wealstun
Wetherby
West Yorkshire
LS23 7AZ
Job contract type:
Permanent
Job closing date:
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 23:59

I help to make a difference

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!

We offer a salary of up to £25,000 per annum depending on experience, plus other benefits including 25 days annual leave plus 8 public bank holiday days, on-site gym facilities and on-site staff parking.

HMP Wealstun is a Cat C training prison for prisoners serving 1-4 years, with an operational capacity of 832. There is no in-patient unit but has 10 wings throughout the prison.

To ensure the continued quality of care at HMP Wealstun, we’re looking for a Pharmacy Technician to come and join our team.

What will you be doing?

As a Pharmacy Technician, you will assist with the provision and delivery of an integrated, safe, legal, high quality prison pharmaceutical service within the Care UK cluster of prisons 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 clients in line with National Guidelines.

What we need from you to do the job?

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 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 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.

Further Information

This is a permanent full time role including weekend work also. The salary for this role is up to £25,000 per annum - dependent on experience.

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

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