Pharmacists - Pharmacy Event - Pharmacy Technician

  • Department Pharmacies
  • Salary £22,549.00 – £24,882 per annum
  • Closing Date 20/01/2022
  • Interview Date 26/01/2022
  • Location Shrewsbury and Telford
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 4
  • Job ref 223-RPT-904-A
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours 37.5 hours per week (part time hours also considered)

Job overview

Pharmacy One Stop Shop Recruitment Event - 26th January 2022

Apply today! Meet the team and visit the department, have your interview and complete your new starter paperwork all in one day.

**Current student technicians completing their registration in 2022 are welcome to apply**

We are looking for highly motivated, adaptable and conscientious Registered Pharmacy Technicians to join our existing team. Experience of hospital pharmacy is desirable, however this may be an ideal first job in a hospital environment opportunity as full training in all areas will be given to successful candidates.

The successful candidate will have relevant pharmacy experience, hold a BTEC/ NVQ Level 3 (Pharmaceutical Sciences) qualification or equivalent and have registration with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC). Candidates who are not currently an Accredited Checking Technician will be supported and funded to undertake the qualification.

There will be a requirement to participate in extended hours working including weekends and bank holidays on a rotational basis.

We have positions available at both The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford and The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital.

Main duties of the job

We are a department that is committed to the extended role of technicians, and you will be encouraged to develop your skills in all aspects of hospital pharmacy practice in our busy department. Your duties will be rotational between clinical services (medicines reconciliation reviews), dispensing, high cost drug reporting, counselling and clinical trials. Medicines Management Systems are highly integrated into electronic IT systems. Pharmacy Technicians are involved in “at the bedside clinical services”, POD’s, medicines reconciliation and one stop dispensing.

Working for your organisation

Due to investment and the development of new roles, there are several new opportunities available within our department. The Trust managed to secure £312 million from HM Treasury to fully develop the facilities and services within SaTH. The introduction of Integrated Care Systems (ICS) as part of the NHS Long Term Plan has led to the recent formation of the Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Integrated Care System (STWICS). This is an exciting time that will lead to much improvement for our patient’s care – if you want to make a difference; NOW is the time to join SaTH Pharmacy.

What can SaTH Pharmacy offer you?

Patient focused service
Supportive and friendly team
Opportunities for personal development
A department open to new ways of working

Our vision is simple

To provide excellent care to our communities we serve.

We’re looking for people who want to help us achieve this vision, who will help us make a difference.

The Government has formally announced that it intends to introduce regulations that will require any individuals employed by the NHS where their role involves patient contact, to be fully vaccinated (1st and 2nd dose) against COVID-19 by 1st April 2022.  To achieve this the successful applicant must have had their 1st COVID-19 vaccination by 3rd February 2022. Therefore, full COVID-19 vaccination will be a condition of employment unless an individual is medically exempt. We will ask for proof of vaccination during the recruitment process.

The well-being of our staff is of the upmost importance to us.  If you are offered a role at our Trust, and fall into the increased and higher risk categories as set out by Public Health England (PHE) and NHSI/E, your line manager will complete an risk assessment with you.  This will be completed in conjunction with the latest guidance from Public Health England in relation to Covid-19.

By submitting your application to Trac, you are giving your consent for parts of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems. This is to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation. 

If successful, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR.

If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider.

In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in.
We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible.  In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce.
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of the Trust aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly, flexibly and with dignity and respect.

Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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