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Rotational Pharmacy Technician

Job Reference: 358-2556627-CSI-A

University Hospitals of Leicester
Cross site, Leicester
£21,892 - £24,157 £21,892 to £24,157 per annum

Rotational Band 4 Pharmacy Technicians

Are you a registered Pharmacy Technician looking for a new challenge? Or maybe you are a Pre registration Pharmacy Technician due to qualify in the next few months who wants to embark on a career in hospital pharmacy
Do you want to develop yourself and our service to meet the needs of patients using your skills to improve patient care in one of the largest teaching hospitals in the country?
If so, we’d love to hear from you!

We are keen to receive applications from candidates working in any sector who hold a recognized Accredited Pharmacy Technician qualification.
We welcome applications from Pre-Registration Technicians who are due to qualify in the near future

We are looking for progressive and proactive technicians with strong problem solving skills. Applicants must be self-motivated and organised. You will be able to work effectively alone and as part of a team, and will contribute to the process of service development and innovation by your own initiative and enthusiasm.

Prior hospital experience is desirable but not essential. Successful candidates would be given full training and development in order to fulfill specialist duties for this post.

We are looking for enthusiastic technicians, who are organised, work well under pressure and are able to communicate effectively with the multidisciplinary team. The role will include;

• Dispensing within the main dispensaries at Leicester Royal Infirmary, Glenfield Hospital and Leicester General Hospital
• Aseptic manufacturing
• Ward based activities
• Dispensing for discharge from the satellite pharmacies
• Counseling patients

The pharmacy service at University Hospitals of Leicester (UHL) is a key part of the clinical multi-disciplinary teams and aims to provide a high level of clinical expertise to patients.

UHL is one of the largest and busiest trusts in the country and provides care to over one million people in Leicestershire and Rutland. Leicester is a vibrant city with excellent transport links.


Previous applicants need not apply

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameElaine ClarkeJob titlePrincipal TechnicianAdditional contact information

Elaine Clarke

0116 2587754

Michelle Armstrong
0116 2586405

Vacancies will close early if a sufficient number of applications are received.

Applications are transferred to TRAC, by completing an application you authorise the transfer of your data. Emails regarding applications will be sent via TRAC.

UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria will be interviewed if indicated you wish to be considered under the Disability Confident Scheme. If you require any reasonable adjustments please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible. Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order)1975 a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

COVID 19 Risk Assessment

Due to Covid 19 we have introduced a staff risk assessment into our pre-employment process.

This is intended to ensure you are able to safely perform your duties in any of our work areas, and if you have been identified as being vulnerable to coronavirus. Our main aim is to reduce risk and to ensure the safety of all new starters as well as current staff, patients and visitors.

If it is identified that you are within a vulnerable category, we will endeavour to make reasonable adjustments to accommodate this.

Tier 2 Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-EEA candidates may not be appointed if a suitable EU/EEA candidate is successful. As it is unlikely the Trust would be able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements.

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 applying from overseas.

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