Senior Pharmacy Technician CPSD Team Leader - Pharmacy

Band 6

Main area
Division B - Pharmacy
Band 6
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Addenbrookes Hospital-Division B
£26,565 to £35,577 p.a. pro rata
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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.

The Department of Pharmacy at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is ambitious and forward thinking, striving to ensure that the patient is always at the heart of everything we do.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a registered Pharmacy Technician to join our team and work closely with their counterpart, supervising and directly managing the delivery of efficient and effective day-to-day operations and logistics within the pharmacy purchasing, invoicing, stores and distribution teams. This includes our expanding pharmacy ‘top-up’ service due to additional Trust investment.

In addition, there will be the opportunity to deputise for the Principal Technician – Purchasing, Supply & Logistics as appropriate.

You should have hospital pharmacy experience (or an equivalent relevant area of practice) and experience of pharmacy computer systems for ordering, invoicing, stock control and managing pharmaceuticals.

Whilst previous experience of managing teams is desirable but not essential, you should have experience of line management and people management. You will be expected to develop and maintain a working environment which encourages team work, mutual support and excellence in service delivery and reduces risks to a minimum.

You will be expected to assist in the delivery of training for all pharmacy staff involved in the purchasing, invoicing, storage and distribution of medicines. Effective written and verbal communication skills are essential for this role.

This post is due to close on 19th February 2018.

Interviews are due to take place on 23rd March 2018.

This post is subject to a satisfactory DBS clearance and as a result, you will be required to pay the associated fee of £47.50. This fee will be deducted from your second month’s salary.

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.

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

Nilton Melo, Lead Pharmacy Procurement Specialist on 01223 217500 or 

If you have problems applying, contact

01223 217038