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Pharmacy Technician - Band 4

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37.5 hours per week
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£19,409 - £22,683 per annum
15/02/2018 23:59

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire is located in the West Midlands and is home to one of the largest teaching hospitals in England. Our mission to Care, Achieve and Innovate is demonstrated in our reputation for innovation, teaching and research and high quality patient care. University Hospital in Coventry is one of the most modern healthcare facilities in Western Europe with £200 million of new medical and research equipment and a hospital that is at the forefront of digital imaging and technology.

We provide general acute hospital services to approximately 500,000 people from Coventry and Rugby and specialist hospital services to over one million people from Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond. The Trust has a revenue budget of approximately £473 million, we employ 5,639 staff, manage 1,380 beds and 32 operating theatres.

The Trust is made up of the following hospitals:
University Hospital Coventry 
Hospital of St Cross – Rugby 

Previous applicants need not apply.

Are you looking for a change or a new and exciting career?

 Do you want to work with multi-disciplinary teams to ensure that patients receive the best care possible? Then look no further. Pharmacy UHCW NHS Trust is looking for you to join this busy training hospital.

 We are looking for both community and hospital trained registered pharmacy technicians. You will be dynamic, enthusiastic and highly motivated pharmacy technician.

 The post will involve a working rotation to include duties in medicines distribution and stores, the dispensary, aseptic production, ward based services and clinical trials. When working in the dispensary, you will be supplying medications for inpatients and discharge medications for patients going home from hospital.

 You will work closely with the pharmacy team and multi-disciplinary teams on the wards to provide high quality pharmaceutical care to all patients within the Trust, whether in a dispensary or ward based aspect.

 Applicants must have excellent IT skills, have good communication and interpersonal skills and work in a positive manner, with other healthcare professionals.

 Candidates should hold S/NVQ Level III in Pharmacy Services and BTEC National Certificate in Pharmacy Services or equivalent and be registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council. We are fully committed to training and development for pharmacy technicians and pride ourselves on being able to offer further development opportunities for the right candidates.

 Applications from newly qualified staff or current student technicians are welcome.

 The post is full time (37.5hrs per week with weekends/bank holidays as per rota)



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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

For an informal discussion about the post or for further information please contact Mrs

Santosh Kalair (Pharmacy Operations manager) or Verity Newbold (Medicines Optimisation

Technician on: 02476 966761 or e-mail: Santosh.Kalair@uhcw.nhs.uk or


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