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Pharmacy Technician - Aseptic Unit

Band 4

Main area
Pharmacy Services
Band 4
Full time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Royal Derby Hospital
£21,089 - £23,761 pa
28/05/2019 23:59
Interview date

There has never been a better time to come and work at University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust.  The Trust was formed on 1 July 2018 to bring together our five hospitals – in Derby, Burton, Lichfield and Tamworth – to provide the highest quality care to patients across southern Derbyshire and south east Staffordshire. 

With over 12,000 members of staff you can expect huge variety and new opportunities every day! Our staff go above and beyond and take pride in caring for our patients.

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust is fully committed to promoting inclusion, equality, diversity and human rights in employment and delivery of its services.  The Trust is committed to providing an environment where all employees, patients, carers and visitors experience equality of opportunity by means of understanding and appreciating the value of diversity.

As a Trust we promote an inclusive environment and welcome applications from a diverse pool of talent and backgrounds. All individuals are valued and given every opportunity to succeed based on merit.

Join us and help make a real difference to our Trust.

Here’s more about the role and what we’re looking for; 

We have an excellent opportunity within our friendly aseptic unit for an enthusiastic and motivated technician to join our strong pharmacy team in delivering a high quality service to our patients. This is an ideal opportunity to gain experience for either a recently qualified Pharmacy Technicians or individuals expecting to qualify this summer.

If you have the ability to work using your own initiative, have good communication skills, a high level of accuracy and are keen to develop your aseptic services knowledge and skills this is an ideal position from which to progress your career.

The unit provides TPN, CIVAS stock and palliative care syringes to the hospital and surrounding community hospitals and palliative care syringes to patients in the community.

Duties will include the manufacture of aseptically prepared products and dispensing of controlled drugs. You will be involved with stock control and the ordering of drugs and consumables for the unit.

You will participate in the training of technicians, assistants and other members of staff who come into the unit.

You will be expected to participate in the Bank Holiday and weekend rotas.

The successful candidate should be a team player whilst be flexible , enthusiastic and able to use own initiative.

Applicants will hold a valid BTEC & NVQ level 3 Pharmaceutical Science Certificate and be registered as a Pharmacy Technician with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) or expect to become registered this summer.

Closing Date: 28 May 2019 
Interview Date: 11 June 2019

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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

Nicholas Parnham Email: or Andy Reeves Email: on Tel: 01332 785344

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Recruitment Team, Workforce Management
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