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Pharmacy Technician

Job Reference: 344-4051CSZ-2

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust
Trust Wide
£19,409 - £22,683 per annum

Pharmacy Technician

Band 4

£19,409 to £22,683 per annum

Are you looking for an exciting and challenging new role? Are you an enthusiastic, motivated individual who wants to work in a dynamic and lively department? If this is you why not come and join our Pharmacy team at East Kent University NHS Foundation Trust.

We are looking for a pro-active Pharmacy Technician with strong problem solving skills that is self-motivated and organised to form part of our pharmacy team.

The post holder will join our established team of technicians working in the dispensary, ward based services, technical services, you will be able to work effectively alone and as part of a team.

You must be an excellent communicator with outstanding interpersonal and relationship building skills. You will need to be forward thinking and enthusiastic, with a commitment to continuing professional development.

The Successful candidate will be able to work towards their Accredited Checking Pharmacy Technician and Medicines Optimisation accreditations and to be part of our new approach to the Hospital transformation programmes.

It is essential that you have a BTEC National Certificate in Pharmaceutical Science and the NVQ Diploma in Pharmacy Service Standards or equivalent qualification. You will also be registered as a Pharmacy Technician with the General Pharmaceutical Council.

For further details please contact Jules Bole, Chief Pharmacy Technician on 07825 823369 (email

The ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for all customer facing roles within East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust.

We will close this job advert once we’ve received sufficient applications. This can happen quickly and may be before the advertised closing date, so if you’re interested, please apply as soon as possible.

We only accept online applications for our vacancies. If you have difficulties with this, please contact our Resourcing Team on 01227 866450 who will be happy to help you.

For further information about the Trust, please visit our website under "further links".

Most positions with the Trust require a Disclosure and Barring check and will be exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Posts working regularly or unsupervised with children or vulnerable adults require an enhanced check. The Trust is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship will be considered alongside all other applications providing the post and your application meets the UK Visas and Immigration eligibility criteria. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

Parking is available at Trust sites but we encourage all employees to consider other travel options, like car sharing or public transport. For information about parking and/or how to get to any of the Trust sites, please visit our website.

We positively promote flexible working practices, and to ensure that our workforce reflects the population we serve, we welcome applicants from all sections of the community.

We care about the health and well-being of our staff and patients. Therefore, we operate a no-smoking policy and smoking is strictly forbidden on all of its sites and grounds.

We offer a variety of benefits for employees including discounts at a range of national shops, local offers and buying and selling annual leave. We also offer a Relocation Policy for any eligible candidates.

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