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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 02/09/2020.

Pharmacy Technician

Job Reference: 387-DT-3048-LS

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust
Parenteral Services Unit; Bristol Haematology and Oncology Centre, Bristol
£21,892 - £24,157 pa pro rata

There really has never been a more exciting time to join us; University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust and Weston Area Health NHS Trust have merged together to be come one organisation. Our newly merged Trust has a combined workforce of over 13,000 staff, aiming to deliver exceptional local services for local people and specialist services across the South West and beyond. Together, we form one of the largest NHS trusts in the country.

The Parenteral Services Unit (PSU) of the Bristol Haematology and Oncology Centre are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated Band 4/5 pharmacy technician into a fixed term post, who wishes to develop their technical expertise while working in our busy aseptic unit. The unit provides cytotoxic chemotherapy treatments and Parenteral Nutrition to the BHOC, St. Michael's Hospital and the Bristol Royal Children’s Hospital.

You will be joining our dynamic team of pharmacists, technicians and assistants at an exciting and challenging time in developing a first class aseptic service.

Good communication & interpersonal skills are essential and you must be motivated, flexible, adaptable and able to work well in a team. Aseptic preparation experience is not essential as full training will be given and the successful candidate will train towards gaining the South West pre and in-process Checking Accreditation.

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust is a lively and thriving group of hospitals in the heart of Bristol. The Pharmacy Parenteral Services Unit (PSU) is a specialist aseptic preparation unit based in the Bristol Haematology and Oncology Centre (BHOC). Bristol is a vibrant and culturally diverse city, and the unit is only walking distance from Bristol city centre, the main shopping area of Broadmead, Clifton, and the harbourside - all of which have a variety of shops, restaurants, cafes and bars. The hospital is also close to a number of transport routes.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameEmma ConnettJob titleSenior Pharmacy TechnicianEmail addressemma.connett@uhbw.nhs.ukTelephone number0117 342 4466


University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust is CQC rated Outstanding. As one of the largest acute Trusts in the country and the major teaching and research centre for the South West, we have over 13,000 staff, over 100 different clinical services. Working in ten hospitals across Bristol and Weston, we offer a wide range of careers and jobs. Together we support the delivery of excellent care to the people of Bristol, Weston and beyond.

Our hospitals are based across Bristol and Weston-super-Mare, meaning you can enjoy the very best of both worlds; city living within a stone’s throw of the countryside or beside the seaside, with easy access to all that the South West has to offer.

UH Bristol and Weston is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust is an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we’re meeting our pledge.

To comply with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 all applicants must be able to speak fluent English to an appropriate standard which will be assessed at Interview.


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