Allied Health Professionals - Rotational Pharmacy Technician

  • Job Type Pharmacy
  • Salary £20,150 - £23,363 per annum
  • Closing Date 18/07/2018
  • Location Shrewsbury
  • Grade Band 4
  • Job ref 223-SPT-317
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours Full Time 37.5 hours per week

Shrewsbury & Shropshire – The birthplace of Charles Darwin, the industrial revolution, the grandfather of skyscrapers and ranked by the Times as one of the best places to live in the country.

Shrewsbury is a bustling county town with excellent links to the beautiful Welsh coast and the vibrant cities of Manchester and Birmingham.

The Pharmacy Department at The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital is a pleasant and progressive department open to innovation. A well supported Technician development program allows our staff to evolve into valued, consummate professionals

The successful applicant will rotate through the following areas -


Undertaking a full range of dispensary duties, including patient counselling, controlled drug supply and In/out-patient dispensing. As one of the sites responsible for developing the initial West Midlands Technician Checking programme, we recognise Accredited Checking Status is essential to enable career progression and will support individuals to attain Accredited Checking Status. We hold a WDA(H) license and provide stock supplies to the local healthcare community


Working within MS Licensed Aseptic facilities preparing Total Parenteral Nutrition, Monoclonal and Chemotherapy products, the Aseptic facilities are newly built, and supply the trusts cancer centre and surgical and gastroenterology teams. On-Site Quality Assurance is provided by a specialist team. Both the Aseptic and Quality Assurance teams regularly provide training to local higher education establishments and we routinely support staff to further their knowledge via the Aseptic Preparation and Dispensing of Medicines course and in-house training.

Medicines Management and optimisation

Our Band 4 technicians are valued members of the Medicines Management and Optimisation teams, attending clinical areas to support treatment delivery and ensure high cost, tariff excluded medicines are correctly used.

This advert is open to Pre-Registration Pharmacy Technicians qualifying summer 2018 - Please ensure this is identified on your application form.

In the instance of a high level of interest the applications for the position may be closed early.

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