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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 18/04/2021.

Rotational Pharmacy Technician

Job Reference: 165-20-12-081

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust
Pharmacy Department
£21,892 to £24,157 pa

Please Note - The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust is following the current Government guidelines regarding social distancing.

With this in mind, all interviews are now conducted by video link using Microsoft Teams. Full details of our process will be given to shortlisted candidates when invited to interview.

Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust


Rotational Pharmacy Technician

Agenda for Change Band 4

Full time, permanent, 37:30 hours per week

We are looking for an enthusiastic, ambitious and motivated qualified Pharmacy Technician who is keen to develop their skills further to join our busy pharmacy team at the Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust is an innovative, integrated healthcare organisation which continues to develop at pace. We serve a population of over 250,000 in the Rotherham area through impressive modern facilities at Rotherham Hospital, as well as community-based sites and directly in patients’ homes. We employ 4,300 colleagues providing excellent patient care and with an annual turnover of over £236 million.

We are recognised for the high quality of compassionate care we provide for our patients and their families.  Whilst there remain challenges ahead, we are well positioned through our programme of transformation and our work with partners to create safe, high quality and affordable integrated healthcare services, which are fit for the future needs of our population

 The post holder will rotate through various areas within the pharmacy department including Dispensary, Medicines Management, Aseptic and Medicines information. This post offers a variety of experience and training across each area. The post holder will also be required to undertake a nationally accreted final checking qualification.



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Please ensure your application includes referees who can verify your employment/education history over the last three years and include valid email addresses for them. TRFT will request electronic Factual Employment References from your previous employers.

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust is committed to diversity and inclusion and welcomes applications from everyone. The Trust seeks to establish a workforce as diverse as the population it serves. We will consider applications to work flexibly. If you are disabled and require reasonable adjustments to the application process, please contact the Recruitment Team to discuss.

The cost of undertaking a DBS disclosure will be met by the individual. The Trust will meet the initial costs of the disclosure, and you can choose to have this deducted from either your first month’s salary or in instalments over your first 3 months’ salary. The current price of a standard check is £23 and an enhanced check is £40.

The Trust offers free car parking at the Woodside Building (Woodside Building, Moorgate Road, Rotherham, S60 2TY) if your interview is at the Main Hospital Site, which is a five-minute walk from Woodside. If you require accessible parking or any other reasonable adjustment in order to attend your interview, please contact the Recruitment Team, who will be happy to help you.

You will be asked for proof of your qualifications at the conditional offer stage of your employment. If you are unable to provide evidence the offer may be withdrawn.

New starters to the NHS will start at the bottom of the advertised salary band.

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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.

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