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Pharmacy Technician

National Health Service

Romford, London
5 days ago
Romford, London
5 days ago

Pharmacy Technician

Havering Health Ltd

The closing date is 09 March 2021

Job overview

Pharmacy technicians play an important role, complementing clinical pharmacists, community pharmacists and other members of the PCN multi-disciplinary team. The pharmacy technician will provide support to the network as a whole and each member practice as needed. The aim is to improve the quality of prescribing and patient outcomes across the network through high quality medicines review and optimisation.

Main duties of the job

Pharmacy technicians core role responsibilities will cover clinical, and technical and administrative categories; supporting improvements to maximize safe, cost effective prescribing and achieve the best clinical outcomes for patients. The post holder will be involved in many aspects of medicines management and be supported and developed in this role by the PCN clinical and pharmacy teams.

About us

Havering Health is a Federation of 41* Practices that provide care for over 234,000* people. As one of Londons safest and greenest boroughs, Havering is ambitious to continually improve the quality of life for its residents. As an emerging Federation we already provide a range of community and primary care services to our residents, as well as a number of support services including professional staff training across the practices. We are a core partner in Havering our local Integrated Care Partnership that coordinates health and social care provision in the Borough in order to improve wellbeing through the delivery of person-centred care and self-help services across our community. Havering is a great place to live and work, within easy travelling distance to the centre of London. We have retail parks, leisure facilities, country parks plus the historic Romford market on our doorstep and the Olympic park a short 15-minute train journey away.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Work closely with the practice teams, pharmacy colleagues and patients to ensure coordinated and efficient processing of prescription requests e.g. synchronising medication, setting up electronic repeat dispensing, monitoring medicines use to prevent waste or over usage

Carry out medicine reconciliations for discharge summaries, clinic letters and other transfer of care communications

Work with clinicians and the pharmacy team to develop and implement robust systems for shared care prescribing and high-risk drug monitoring and other drug monitoring for optimisation of long-term conditions

Update and maintain accurate and comprehensive patient medication records

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Qualified Pharmacy Technician
  • Current registration with General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC)

Experience

Essential

  • Minimum 2 years experience working as a Pharmacy Technician.

Desirable

  • Experience of primary care beneficial but not essential.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Havering Health Ltd

Address

170 Rush Green Road

Rush Green

Romford

Essex

RM7 0JU


Employer's website

http://haveringhealth.co.uk/

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Pharmacy Technician

National Health Service

Ilford, London
6 days ago
Ilford, London
£25k - £25k Per Year
6 days ago
£25k - £25k Per Year

Job Reference: J143-A-21-38401

Employer:
Practice Plus Group
Location:
Ilford
Salary:
25000

We are currently looking for a Pharmacy Technician to support our healthcare team at Practice Plus Group Ilford Hospital

You’ll work closely with the existing pharmacy team and on site pharmacist in the delivery of a high quality pharmacy service to the prison population.

You can expect to provide medicines management services to assist and support the primary care team to deliver effective clinical intervention and provide pharmacy related information to patients, prison officers and other healthcare professionals ensuring that the level of advice given is appropriate. The role requires the ability to administer medication and manage processes whereby patients are supported to manage their own in-possession medications effectively.


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Rotational Pharmacy Technician

National Health Service

North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust, London
3 days ago
North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust, London
£25.676k - £27.941k Per Year
3 days ago
£25.676k - £27.941k Per Year

Job Reference: 393-NMUH-4007

Employer:
North Middlesex University Hospitals NHS Trust
Department:
Pharmacy
Location:
North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust, London
Salary:
£25,676 - £27,941 pa inc. (Pro-rata if LTFT)

North Middlesex University Hospital is one of London’s busiest acute hospitals, serving more than 350,000 people living in Enfield and Haringey and the surrounding areas, including Barnet and Waltham Forest.

We are an integrated provider with a full range of adult, elderly and children's services across medical and surgical disciplines including community 0-19 yr old services in Enfield. Our specialist services include stroke, HIV/AIDS, cardiology, haematology, diabetes, fertility and orthopaedics. Our sickle cell and thalassaemia department is nationally recognised as a leading centre for these diseases. Every day, on average, we see 500 patients in A&E; 15 babies are born in our maternity unit; about 450 inpatients are cared for on our wards; about 50 patients have major or minor surgery in one of our 10 operating theatres; and about 800 people attend our outpatients clinics.

At North Middlesex University Hospital, you’ll find a team that truly believes in living our values in everything we do. We are caring, we are fair and we are open.


We are looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated and adaptable Pharmacy Technician with good communication and interpersonal skills to take on this challenging post. Your role will involve working with Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians on providing and developing our Dispensary & Medicines Management services at ward level.

This is a rotational post through MMT/ Clinical services, Procurement/Stores, and Dispensary services.

At ward level, you will be involved in reconciling the patients medication history, the assessment of patients own drugs, providing original pack dispensing, patient consultation and co-ordinating the supply of patients discharge medicines.

You will be or working towards an Accredited Checking Pharmacy Technician (ACPT) status and will have the opportunity to complete the Medicines Optimisation Programme (MOP). You must have evidence of registration with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) and have good post qualification experience working as a Pharmacy Technician within an NHS Hospital or Community Pharmacy.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NamePhilippa GodsalveJob titleChief Pharmacy Technician - Patient ServicesEmail addressphilippa.godsalve1@nhs.netTelephone number0208 887 3376



We reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once a sufficient number of applications have been received.

NMUH uses identification scanning technology to confirm the authenticity of documents; all prospective employees of NMUH will have their original documents verified using this technology.

By applying for this post you are agreeing to NMUH transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) system and other secure, internal NHS workforce systems.

By applying for this role, you accept in the event you are successful that your personal data may be transferred from the Trust to another NHS organisation where your employment transfers within the NHS. This is in accordance with the streamlining programme which is aimed at saving you time and improving efficiencies within the NHS when your employment transfers. Therefore we want you to complete your e-learning modules prior to joining our organisation.

We are committed to equal opportunities in employment and offer a range of flexible working practices. Part-time and job share applications will be considered.

Employment with NMUH is offered subject to a six month probation period for all staff with the exception of Doctors in training and Consultant.

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Dispensary and IT Support Senior Pharmacy Technician

National Health Service

Newham University Hospital, London
4 days ago
Newham University Hospital, London
£28.691k - £35.207k Per Year
4 days ago
£28.691k - £35.207k Per Year

Job Reference: 259-2849379NUH-A

Employer:
Barts Health NHS Trust
Department:
Newham Pharmacy
Location:
Newham University Hospital, London
Salary:
£28,691 - £35,207 per annum inc

Barts Health is one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, and one of Britain’s leading healthcare providers.

The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.

Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together.


We are looking to recruit for the following post:

Senior Pharmacy Technician – Dispensary and IT Support (6 months fixed-term, with probable extension of contract)

The Pharmacy Department at Newham University Hospital is continually evolving to develop the service. We are committed to deliver a high standard of care to our local communities and need dedicated and skilled people to help us achieve this. An opportunity has arisen within the Pharmacy Department for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our friendly team at Newham University Hospital, Barts Health NHS Trust. This is an opportunity to develop your pharmacy career and contribute to the care of the patients who use our services.

We pride ourselves on delivering an efficient, patient-centred service within a fully automated and Pharmacy Technician led dispensary, working closely with other sites and neighbouring NHS Trusts.

Have you got what it takes to be an integral part of the future Pharmacy workforce?

For further details / informal visits contact:

For further details, contact: Sukhi Panesar on 0207 363 9268 or sukhi.panesar1@nhs.net



We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential.

Our people strategy for 2019-2022 sets out our priorities and an action plan to meet our ambition. In this strategy, we set out the deal we are offering to you in return for living and breathing our values so that they shape everything that you do every single day.

As an Equal Opportunities Employer we actively support applications from individuals’ who apply under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme and will process your application as appropriate.

We reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once a sufficient number of applications has been received and we regret that we are unable to provide notification if your application is unsuccessful.
After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs.
By applying for this post you are agreeing to Barts Heath NHS Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.
Barts Health is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and to child protection. The Trust aims to ensure as far as is possible that anyone, paid or unpaid, who seeks to work in our organisation and who gains access to children, is safe to do so. As such, you may be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Check as part of the recruitment process if appointed to a post with direct access to children or vulnerable adults.

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Senior Pharmacy Technician

National Health Service

Haringey & Islington, London
5 days ago
Haringey & Islington, London
5 days ago

Senior Pharmacy Technician

Whittington Hospital NHS Trust

The closing date is 07 March 2021

Job overview

Senior Pharmacy Technician Band 5

Help us to help local people live longer, healthier lives.

Our District Nursing Service is forward thinking, hardworking and dynamic which we pride ourselves on. We are committed to making a difference for our patients and providing good quality care. We deliver services across the diverse and exciting boroughs of Islington and Haringey providing fantastic opportunities to develop your skills.

We are an integrated care organisation and our community and hospital services are one.

Working with a District Nursing team in a rewarding role, you can work one-to-one with patients on an ongoing basis, enabling you to develop a trusting relationship while you improve their quality of life.

The service has pioneered the role of Pharmacy Technician and has achieved improved patient outcomes, increased productivity and significantly contributed to integrated working across our organisation.

Main duties of the job

You will need to be registered with theGeneral Pharmaceutical Council and have successfully completed an NVQ in Pharmaceutical Services.

An excellent communicator and team player, you will support the team with advice on medication as per guidelines, educating and ensuring the safe administration of medication within the team.

You will also have a fundamental role in giving advice support and leadership to the Band 4 pharmacy technicians within the service.

What will we do for you?

Well, we will care for you so that you can care for your patients by providing the following support and guidance:

  • A comprehensive induction programme.
  • On-going learning and development opportunities including leadership courses and clinical skills.
  • Individually tailored career development pathways.
  • Internal Transfer opportunities.
  • Access to a fleet of electric cars
  • All nurses are issued with an iPad and mobile phone
  • Working with supportive, friendly and forward thinking teams.

About us

Whittington Health serves a richly diverse population and works hard to ensure that all our services are fair and equally accessible to everyone. Nowhere is this more obvious than in the way we look after our staff. We aim to employ a workforce which is as representative as possible of this population, so we are open to the value of differences in age, disability, gender, marital status, pregnancy and maternity, race, sexual orientation, and religion or belief. The Trustbelieves that as a public sector organisation we have an obligation to have recruitment, training, promotion and other formal employment policies and procedures that are sensitive to these differences. We think that by doing so, we are better able to treat our patients as well as being a better place to work.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • The post holder will participate in the provision of administration of medication as well as the provision of medicines management and pharmaceutical services within the District Nursing Service in Haringey or Islington.
  • The successful candidate must be registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council and will have successfully completed an NVQ in Pharmaceutical Services.
  • The role will involve administering medication, performing medication reviews, medicine reconciliation and health promotion activities.
  • Medication administration activities will include the administration of oral medication and subcutaneous and intramuscular injections such as insulin, low molecular weight heparin, and hydroxocobalamin.
  • The successful candidate will further develop this role to include the administration of intravenous medication via a peripherally inserted central catheter, and competency assessing health care assistants undertaking medication administration.
  • The successful candidate will be involved in education and training of pharmacy technicians, registered nurses and health care assistants, CPD facilitation, and clinical audit and practice development.
  • The successful candidate will be required to work unsocial hours as required by the service (including weekend and evening working).

Person Specification

Education/Qualifications

Essential

  • NVQ Level 3 in Pharmacy Services. (Or equivalent qualification, such as SNVQ)
  • Registered with the GPhC (General Pharmaceutical Council)
  • Degree level qualification or willingness and ability to work towards

Skills & Abilities

Essential

  • Basic office and computer skills
  • Excellent Numeracy Skills
  • Able to communicate effectively with all grades of staff throughout the Trust (Verbal and written).
  • Ability to follow written Procedures
  • Ability to demonstrate compassion in practice
  • Ability to use own initiative and as directed work unsupervised
  • Able to organise and prioritise workload, and to meet predetermined deadlines
  • Demonstrates excellent problem solving skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability and willingness to participate in training of pharmacy technicians, registered nurses and health care assistants
  • Willingness to be trained and competency assessed to undertake clinical activities including: -Administer S/C injections -Administer IM injections -Administer oral medication -Administer medication via gastrostomy feeding tubes -Administer IV drugs via PICC lines -competency assess health care assistants -Undertake patient observations (e.g. BP, pulse etc.)

Desirable

  • Ability to develop SOPs and medicines management tools

Knowledge & Experience

Essential

  • Hospital/community experience as a qualified pharmacy technician
  • Understands the concept of equal opportunities and confidentiality
  • Underpinning knowledge to standard required for NVQ Level 3 in Pharmacy services
  • Awareness of medication management issues affecting older people living at home
  • Demonstrates awareness of Lone working policy

Desirable

  • Experience working in the district nursing service as a pharmacy technician

Personal Qualities

Essential

  • Reliable
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to work under pressure whilst maintaining accuracy and attention to detail
  • Can work using own initiative and as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Commitment to continuing personal development
  • Willingness to become a continuing personal development facilitator
  • Willingness to develop skills and take on new roles within own limitations
  • Demonstrates initiative, motivation & enthusiasm for the post

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Whittington Hospital NHS Trust

Address

Haringey & Islington

Haringey & Islington

N8 8PH


Employer's website

https://www.whittington.nhs.uk/


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Medicines Management Registered (MMR) Pharmacy Technician

National Health Service

London, London
3 days ago
London, London
3 days ago

Medicines Management Registered (MMR) Pharmacy Technician

Bromley by Bow Health Partnership

The closing date is 17 March 2021

Job overview

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of an innovative award-winning organisation. We are looking for a enthusiastic, motivated, experienced registered pharmacy technicians committed to developing their knowledge and skills to improve patient care in General Practice. GL@GP recruits, employs, trains and supports pharmacists and pharmacy technicians working in General Practice to deliver high quality patient services. We currently deliver Practice/PCN Pharmacist services to a number of General Practices and PCNs across Greater London. We have a reputation for providing pharmacists who are ready to work in general practice by preparing and training them using experienced practice based pharmacists (PBPs) and GP Trainers. We work with the GP partners in the Bromley-by-Bow Health Partnership to enable a training environment for pharmacists using our Education and Training rooms in both the St Andrews Health Centre and in Euston.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will work at and deliver quality care to patients in Barnet (PCN 3) through efficient medicines optimisation. This will include the assessment of patients own drugs, medicine reconciliation and checking adherence when patients request medications for issue. The post holder will work with the Practice Based Pharmacists (PBPs) and Prescription Administrators to continually develop the service, while maintaining high standards and achieving best practice to meet the needs of patients.

*In your application please note whether you are looking for a f/t or p/t post and whether you have a driver's licence.

Please note, you must have British citizenship/IDL to apply for this post.

About us

Green Light is an independent employee owned Group providing GP Practice Pharmacist, Community Pharmacy, Education & Training and Consultancy services.

The GL@GP team is led by a pharmacist, Sharon Hart, who in addition to having experience in a variety of pharmacy sectors, also has experience of leadership development/training and change management. Sharon works to support individual and team development and growth. The GL@GP Pharmacy team have access to this support and the opportunity to develop their non-clinical skills through formal and informal mentoring and coaching.

Job description

Job responsibilities

We are looking for technicians who can work closely with the clinical and admin teams to ensure the efficient processing of repeat prescriptions including medication monitoring for high risk drugs.

Working with the practice pharmacist(s), you will also be responsible for the monitoring and action of drug safety alerts, medication reconciliations for discharge and clinical letters.

You will be involved in

1. General duties and responsibilities

2. Medicines Management

3. Management and Leadership

*Please see the job description and person specification documents attached for detailed role descriptions.

Person Specification

Other

Essential

  • Evidence of CPD

Desirable

  • Member of the Association of Pharmacy Technicians (APTUK)

Knowledge

Essential

  • Understanding of GPhC Revalidation requirements
  • Knowledge of medicines management systems
  • Up-to-date knowledge of legislation relevant to pharmacy practice, e.g. controlled drugs, Health and Safety at Work
  • Knowledge of drugs, side effects and where to find further information
  • Knowledge of Safe and Secure Handling of Medicines requirements
  • Understanding of the importance of adherence to SOPs and legislation
  • Demonstrates a good understanding of patient safety initiatives

Desirable

  • General practice processes and procedures to request and issue medicines

Skills

Essential

  • Demonstrates ability to solve problems
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Work accurately following agreed procedures
  • Ability to prioritise workload and meet deadlines
  • Interpret and dispense prescriptions accurately
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Ability to motivate self and others
  • Time management skills
  • Methodical attention to detail
  • Advanced numeracy skills
  • Able to perform pharmaceutical calculations
  • Excellent keyboard and computer skills

Desirable

  • Reconcile documents accurately
  • Consultation skills

Experience

Essential

  • Working effectively within multidisciplinary groups
  • Post qualification experience as a pharmacy technician in a hospital or community pharmacy setting
  • Dealing with patients/public e.g. patient counselling
  • Understanding of prescribing, dispensing and Medicines Management issues
  • Adhering to and applying strict confidentiality
  • Microsoft Office software

Desirable

  • Management of staff
  • Education & training of staff
  • Recruitment and selection experience
  • Medicines management experience in a ward-based setting, e.g. medication history taking, medicines reconciliation
  • Post qualification experience as a pharmacy technician in a hospital & community pharmacy setting
  • Microsoft Office software including Xcel

Qualifications

Essential

  • BTEC Pharmaceutical Sciences /NVQ 3 or equivalent
  • Registration as a Pharmacy Technician with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC)
  • Health Education England London & SE Medicines Optimisation qualification or equivalent

Desirable

  • ACPT qualification

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Bromley by Bow Health Partnership

Address

Alderney Building

Bancroft Road

London

E1 4DG


Employer's website

https://www.bbbc.org.uk/health-centres/

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Specialist Primary Care Pharmacy Technician

National Health Service

University Hospital Lewisham (Community Services), London
4 days ago
University Hospital Lewisham (Community Services), London
£24.907k - £30.615k Per Year
4 days ago
£24.907k - £30.615k Per Year

Job Reference: 197-UT9678

Employer:
Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust
Department:
Pharmacy Technician
Location:
University Hospital Lewisham (Community Services), Lewisham
Salary:
£24,907 to £30,615 per annum plus HCA

Lewisham and Greenwich Trust provides hospital and community services for more than 666,000 people across south east London. We put patients at the heart of everything we do, which is reflected in the positive feedback we receive. We are a friendly and dynamic place to work, with high levels of job satisfaction and excellent transport links serving our two hospitals – University Hospital Lewisham and Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Greenwich.

We are seeking dedicated, motivated people to help us provide high quality care to our local communities. In return for your hard work, we offer well-established, structured mentoring and staff development packages to support you in your role.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third-party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post, you are agreeing to Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are appointed to a post information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system


Band 5 Specialist Primary Care Pharmacy Technician

Interested in working in the Primary Care Network setting as part of a new development within an established and successful pharmacy team?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated and patient centered pharmacy technician to work in the Primary Care setting in Lewisham as part of a new collaborative model with One Health Lewisham GP Federation and the Lewisham Integrated Medicines Optimisation Service (LIMOS).

Four PCNs in Lewisham are working together to develop their pharmacy provision across a population of around 192,000 patients. The role will involve partnership working to complement the role of both clinical pharmacists and other members of the PCN and multidisciplinary team to drive improvement and the quality of patient care through the provision of efficient, safe and effective use of medicines.

The post holder will provide technician input into the pharmacy service as part of a team approach to service delivery, both at a Hub level and working cross sites within GP practices. Responsibilities will include both clinical and technical roles including managing individual queries to help patients to get the most from their medicines, medicines reconciliation, clinical audit, and the promotion and implementation of robust systems around medicines such as repeat dispensing, the management of high risk drugs and the review of ordering and repeat prescribing systems to support efficiencies and reduce medicines waste.

In additional to having lots of enthusiasm, applicants should ideally have some experience or knowledge of primary care or the general practice setting.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Kath Howes, Lead Pharmacist, Lewisham Integrated Medicines Optimisation Service

katherine.howes@nhs.net

07734 657418



Please note that the as part of the application process, you may need to complete a short values based pre-application question. Your responses to the question will impact on whether or not you are able to successfully continue with your application. Please have a look on our website to find out more information before you start the pre-application question. If you are unsuccessful with the pre-application question, it means that you are not in harmony with our values. We thank you for your interest in Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust.

For vacancies where a high volume of applications are received, we reserve the right to close the post before the stated closing date. Please apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. Due to the volume of applications for some posts, it may not be possible for us to contact all applicants with the outcome of the shortlisting. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, you should assume that you have not been successful.
If you have a disability which makes completing an application form difficult please contact:

For substantive Non Clinical roles Non Medical Recruitment on 020 8836 5770; for Clinical roles at QEH Medical Staffing on 020 8836 6777/6749, Clinical roles at UHL call 020 8333 3215, 020 8333 3147, for Temporary Staffing roles, please contact Bank Recruitment Office on 020 8836 6825/5302, quoting the vacancy reference number.

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ICAT Pharmacy Technician

National Health Service

Islington, London
5 days ago
Islington, London
5 days ago

ICAT Pharmacy Technician

Whittington Hospital NHS Trust

The closing date is 11 March 2021

Job overview

ICAT Pharmacy Technician, Band 5

Whittington Health is an integrated care organisation, committed to truly developing integrated patient pathways across acute and community care.

We are looking for an enthusiastic pharmacy technician who is passionate about the care of frail, older people to join our community geriatrics service (Integrated Community Ageing Team - ICAT) on a permanent basis.

ICAT was developed in 2014, led by a consultant geriatrician. ICAT initially focused on intervention in care homes, providing specialist support for residents, their carers and GPs.In the care homes, the pharmacists began working alongside the consultant geriatricians and the wider multidisciplinary team (MDT) in order to carry out comprehensive medication reviews. Present day, there are monthly face to face multidisciplinary meetings for each care home which allows better development of trust between the MDT members, better integrated working and patient involvement.

Main duties of the job

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced technician who is passionate about providing high quality, integrated care for older people. They will also have the opportunity to develop their skills in medicines reconciliation, counselling, carrying out audit and project work and also with education and training. We offer a programme of professional leadership and peer support, clinical supervision, ongoing education and professional development.

About us

Whittington Health serves a richly diverse population and works hard to ensure that all our services are fair and equally accessible to everyone. Nowhere is this more obvious than in the way welook after our staff. We aim to employ a workforce which is as representative as possible of this population, so we are open to the value of differences in age, disability, gender, marital status, pregnancy and maternity, race, sexual orientation, and religion or belief. The Trust believes that as a public sector organisation we have an obligation to have recruitment, training, promotion and other formal employment policies and procedures that are sensitive to these differences. We think that by doing so, we are better able to treat our patients as well as being a better place to work.

Job description

Job responsibilities

We are an engaged and committed team that strives to provide high quality, integrated patient care and would welcome the opportunity to further discuss the role with potential applicants or arrange an informal visit.

Please refer to the Job description and person specification for detailed information.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Pharmacy technician, registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council
  • City and Guilds, B/Tech, NVQ Level 3 or equivalent)

Knowledge & experience

Essential

  • Evidence of recent and ongoing CPD / learning
  • Experience working as a certificated/registered pharmacy technician working at a level of (equivalent) Band 4 or above for at least 3 years
  • Experience or working with senior managers, clinicians and within a multidisciplinary environment
  • Have good pharmaceutical knowledge and an understanding of medicines management issue and recognises limits of own practice
  • Numerate and IT literate (capable of producing own reports / documents / presentations etc. as appropriate

Desirable

  • Experience working with older people and polypharmacy
  • Experience of working with GPs or in Primary Care
  • Knowledge of GP computer system s

Communication skills

Essential

  • Clear communicator with good writing, report writing and presentation skills.
  • Skills for communication on complex matters and difficult situations, requiring persuasion and influence
  • Skills for nurturing key relationships and maintaining networks. Organisation and communication skills

Analytical skills

Essential

  • Ability to analyse and interpret information, pre -empt and evaluate issues, and recommend and appropriate course of action to address the issues
  • Problem solving skills
  • Attention to detail combined with the ability to extract key messages from complex analysis
  • Independent thinker with demonstrated good judgement, problem -solving and analytical skills

Desirable

  • Takes decisions on difficult and contentious issues where they may be a number of courses of action.

Management skills

Essential

  • Prioritisation skills with ability to manage multiple strands of work
  • Ability to work on own initiative and organise own workload without supervision working to tight and often changing timescales

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Whittington Hospital NHS Trust

Address

Hornsey Street

Islington

N7 8GG


Employer's website

https://www.whittington.nhs.uk/


Job Type

Full Time

Posted

5 days ago

Description

Pharmacy Technician

Havering Health Ltd

The closing date is 09 March 2021

Job overview

Pharmacy technicians play an important role, complementing clinical pharmacists, community pharmacists and other members of the PCN multi-disciplinary team. The pharmacy technician will provide support to the network as a whole and each member practice as needed. The aim is to improve the quality of prescribing and patient outcomes across the network through high quality medicines review and optimisation.

Main duties of the job

Pharmacy technicians core role responsibilities will cover clinical, and technical and administrative categories; supporting improvements to maximize safe, cost effective prescribing and achieve the best clinical outcomes for patients. The post holder will be involved in many aspects of medicines management and be supported and developed in this role by the PCN clinical and pharmacy teams.

About us

Havering Health is a Federation of 41* Practices that provide care for over 234,000* people. As one of Londons safest and greenest boroughs, Havering is ambitious to continually improve the quality of life for its residents. As an emerging Federation we already provide a range of community and primary care services to our residents, as well as a number of support services including professional staff training across the practices. We are a core partner in Havering our local Integrated Care Partnership that coordinates health and social care provision in the Borough in order to improve wellbeing through the delivery of person-centred care and self-help services across our community. Havering is a great place to live and work, within easy travelling distance to the centre of London. We have retail parks, leisure facilities, country parks plus the historic Romford market on our doorstep and the Olympic park a short 15-minute train journey away.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Work closely with the practice teams, pharmacy colleagues and patients to ensure coordinated and efficient processing of prescription requests e.g. synchronising medication, setting up electronic repeat dispensing, monitoring medicines use to prevent waste or over usage

Carry out medicine reconciliations for discharge summaries, clinic letters and other transfer of care communications

Work with clinicians and the pharmacy team to develop and implement robust systems for shared care prescribing and high-risk drug monitoring and other drug monitoring for optimisation of long-term conditions

Update and maintain accurate and comprehensive patient medication records

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Qualified Pharmacy Technician
  • Current registration with General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC)

Experience

Essential

  • Minimum 2 years experience working as a Pharmacy Technician.

Desirable

  • Experience of primary care beneficial but not essential.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Havering Health Ltd

Address

170 Rush Green Road

Rush Green

Romford

Essex

RM7 0JU


Employer's website

http://haveringhealth.co.uk/