Current vacancies at the Trust

Senior Pharmacy Technician - Medicines Management

Band 5

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Medicines Management
Band 5
15 hours per week
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Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Guy's Hospital
£26,554 to £34,495 p.a. (pro rata) inclusive of HCA
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Join us and become part of the most engaged workforce of any NHS trust in England, according to the latest national NHS Staff Survey results – for the second year running.

You will be joining a dynamic and forward-looking organisation in the heart of the capital where you can develop your career and broaden your horizons.

We think you will enjoy working for us but you don’t have to take our word for it – 79% of staff who took part in the latest national NHS Staff Survey would recommend Guy’s and St Thomas’ as a place to work.

We have a vacancy for an enthusiastic and self-motivated Senior Pharmacy Technician to work 15 hours per week as part of our Transplant, Renal & Urology (TRU) pharmacy team to deliver a high quality pharmacy service to TRU patients.

Specific duties include:

• Supervising medicines supply for renal and urology patients in the hospital and other satellite locations, including:

                • Dispensing and checking

                • Medicines reconciliation

                • Assessing patient’s own drugs

                • Patient counselling

                • Developing and managing ward stock control

• Supervising, training and assessing SATOs and rotational pharmacy technicians working on the wards

• Undertaking audit and project work

The successful candidates must be able to demonstrate:

• Excellent interpersonal skills in a multidisciplinary environment

• Good IT skills

• The ability to work accurately, both independently and as part of a team

• The flexibility to adapt to changing demands

• The ability to work to precise timescales and deadlines

This is an ideal opportunity for you to gain experience in a very rewarding area of work. You should have experience of medicines reconciliation and patient counselling at ward level and should enjoy working with patients as part of a multidisciplinary healthcare team. You should already possess the Accredited Checking Pharmacy Technician (ACPT) qualification.

Workings Days will be Thursday and Fridays

Closing date: 22 July 2018 at midnight

Interview Date: week commencing 30 July 2018

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

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

Louise Condon (Principal Renal, Transplant and Urology)

Highly Specialist Pharmacist, Chronic Kidney Disease Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust Pharmacy Department

Telephone: 020 7188 7188 

Extension: 85023

Bleep: 1349 (via switch) 

If you have problems applying, contact

020 7188 7897

The main telephone number for recruitment is 0207 188 1700.

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