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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 06/04/2020.

Pharmacy Technician

Job Reference: 834-200000XD

Virgin Care
Band 4

Pharmacy Technician

Band 4

HMP Norwich 

Virgin Care are keen to recruit this role and are offering an additional one-off Golden Hello payment of £1,000, linked to appointment and satisfactory performance. 

Are you a qualified and committed Pharmacy Technician based in the Norwich area? Are you looking to join an NHS Health and Social Care partner which is striving to make positive changes? Would you like to work for an organisation where more than 9 out of every ten 10 of the people who use services would recommend them? 

Feel Valued 

As a Pharmacy Technician delivering our services with us you will receive a competitive salary. We’ll provide you with access to a committed Learning and Development team.  

You will become part of the Virgin Tribe. This grants you access to premier offers and discounts on Virgin Products such as holidays, Gym Membership and Media. 

You’ll access our central online health and lifestyle platform covering healthy recipes, activity challenges, and support information around mental health. 

Feel Proud 

We are looking for a Pharmacy Technician to join our multidisciplinary team at HMP Norwich who is currently registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council and has experience within a hospital, primary care or community background. 

As the Pharmacy Technician you will work on a wing/ward environment where you will be responsible for the administration of medication to patients and the associated medication management activities, including audits and stock checks under the direction of the Clinical Lead and the Pharmacist Manager.

You will be expected to work autonomously within guidelines, standard operating procedures and Medicine Policy and:

  •     Work as an active member of the Pharmaceutical team to assist in ensuring the delivery of a legal, safe, high quality specialist prison pharmaceutical service which reflects National and local policy and priorities, taking into account the high level of security that must be maintained at all times
  •       Undertake provision of a medicines administration service to the patients
  •       Provide, in conjunction with the appropriate Clinical practitioners, a wing technician medicine management service on allocated wings
  •       Support implementation of medicine management strategy and associated services and projects across the prison
  •       Assist in the delivery of cost-effective prescribing, the medicines optimisation strategy and management of medication budgets
  •       Promote safe pharmacy practice within the prison including providing advice and training to patients and staff

Feel the Difference 

If you’d like to discuss the role further, or request the full job description, please contact Bartosz Tomaszewicz the hiring manager via email: 

We partner with the NHS to make a real difference to people in Norwich and we’re building a working environment where colleagues too can really feel the difference. It’s the kind of place where nothing’s too much trouble. Where you’ll feel empowered, listened to, valued and where we’ll support you to bring your best self to work every single day and to deliver high quality care. And that’s just the beginning. Since 2006, we’ve delivered services to millions of people by developing our own unique approach where our patients are at the centre of everything we do. 

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