Pharmacy Technician - Clinical Services

Band 5

Main area
Division B - Pharmacy
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
180-B-180198-RE5
Employer
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Addenbrookes Hospital-Division B
Town
Cambridge
Salary
£23,023 to £29,608 p.a. pro rata
Closing
22/07/2018 23:59

 

 

Our Trust

Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) NHS Foundation Trust comprises Addenbrooke’s Hospital and the Rosie Hospital in Cambridge. With over 9000 staff and over 1100 beds the priorities of the Trust focus on a quality service which is all about people – patients, staff and partners. Recognised as providing ‘outstanding’ care to our patients and rated ‘Good’ overall by the Care Quality Commissioner, is testament to the skill and dedication of the people who work here. CUH’s values – Together- safe, kind, excellent – are at the heart of patient care, defining the way all staff work and behave. The Trust provides accessible high-quality healthcare for the local people of Cambridge, together with specialist services, dealing with rare or complex conditions for a regional, national and international population.

We are offering an excellent opportunity for a Pharmacy Technician to join our clinical team. This essential role provides the opportunity for committed Pharmacy Technicians to put their skills into practice, working with innovative technology & systems, whilst also continuing to build further skills for future career progression. You will participate in the medicines reconciliation process, supply of medication during inpatient stay, support effective & timely discharge and patient counselling.

We provide excellent education and development opportunities including, Medicines Reconciliation and Checking Technician accreditations. We are looking for highly motivated registered Pharmacy Technicians with excellent organisational skills, able to work under pressure whilst ensuring accuracy in all aspects of technical pharmacy.

The closing date for this post will be the 22nd July 2018.

Interviews are due to be held week commencing 6th August 2018.

Pay award pending from 1st April 2018.

Benefits to you

We offer development opportunities and a wide range of benefits including on-site leisure facilities, shopping concourse, day nurseries and access to a great transport system with easy access to airports and rail travel.

We welcome applications from the Armed Forces.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Sarah Gray - Principal Pharmacy Technician – Clinical Services on 01223 245151, bleep 152 572 or email sarah.gray@addenbrookes.nhs.uk