Allied Health Professionals - Pre-Registration Trainee Pharmacy Technician

  • Department Pharmacy
  • Salary £16,632.70 - £18,117.75 per annum
  • Closing Date 24/04/2019
  • Location The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 4 ( 70% year 1, 75% year 2)
  • Job ref 223-TPT-150
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Fixed Term Training Contract 2 years
  • Hours Full time 37.5 hours per week

Pre-registration Trainee Pharmacy Technician

  • 2 posts at The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
  • 1 post available at The Princess Royal Hospital

Pharmacy Technicians are essential professional members of the healthcare team and contribute greatly in the supply of medicines and services for our patients.

The role is challenging, varied, complex and responsive to the increasingly innovative development of new medicines and their role in healthcare today.

Career opportunities for Pharmacy Technicians, post registration, include; medicines management roles; manufacturing; quality control; staff training; information technology; procurement; clinical trials; medicines utilisation reviews and contributing to the management of a comprehensive pharmacy service.

The training opportunity is an advanced apprenticeship full time fixed term contract for 2 years.

You will study to achieve :-

Level 3 Diploma (QCF) in Pharmaceutical Sciences plus

Level 3 NVQ Diploma(QCF) in Pharmacy Service Skills

Both qualifications are approved to enable you to apply for registration to practice as Pharmacy Technician with the General Pharmaceutical Council.

Training and support will be provided by work based assessors and college tutors during your training.

The training is hospital based, with attendance at Stoke on Trent College one day per week and will be commencing in September 2019.

The annual salary for this training post is £16,632.70 per annum upon commencement and upon successful progression to the 2nd year £18,117.75 per annum.  

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