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Band 5 - Senior Pharmacy Technician (ePMA)

Job Reference: 313-A-22-120852-RO1

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland
£25,655 - £31,534 pa

Can you demonstrate our values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Compassion? Do you share in our ambition to create high quality, compassionate care and wellbeing for all?

Then take a step towards LPT...

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) provides a range of community health, mental health and learning disability services for people of all ages. Delivered through over 100 settings from inpatient wards to out in the community, our 6,500 staff serves over 1 million people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Do you have the Passion, Drive and Ability to deliver high quality compassionate care?

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for Two Senior Pharmacy Technicians (37.5hrs - 24-month fixed term/secondment contract) to join the Pharmacy EPMA and Procurement Team at Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT), supporting the trust in deploying outpatient prescribing via our EPR. This will include training and ongoing support so we can provide the best possible care throughout the patient's journey.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated individual with an eye for detail to join a well-established EPMA and Pharmacy team. The Hospital Pharmacy is a busy and friendly department providing an essential service to wards and patients in a Mental Health, Learning Disabilities and Community Health setting.

We provide an innovative clinical pharmacy service, combining technology and clinical pharmacy expertise. The Trust has a fully integrated electronic prescribing and medicines administration system which includes automated CD dispensing and digital CD registers.

Experience essential to this role:

  • Excellent oral, written, interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to engage with NHS staff at all levels.
  • Ability to prioritise and work on several issues concurrently
  • Good general knowledge of electronic systems
  • Sound clinical knowledge: clinical knowledge relating to medication use in secondary care would be particularly useful
  • An analytical approach to problem solving by applying clinical expertise alongside shared decision making

The successful candidate should have good computer skills, demonstrate they can work accurately, have excellent communication skills and be proactive. They need to be able to work as part of a team, work in an organised manner, and have a willingness to learn.

We would welcome applicants from hospital and community pharmacy that have a desire to expand their knowledge and gain expertise in EPMA.

Hours of work will be Monday to Friday 8.30am – 4.30pm / 9.30am – 5.30pm, ad hoc dispensary weekends on rotational basis.

Recruiting Manager: Ben Saunders (EPMA and Procurement Lead)
Tel: 0116 295 8081


Details of our benefits, leadership behaviours and other important information are contained in the documents linked to our advert.

For rostered areas, these are set in advance at a team level and you will join an established roster. Your rostered shifts will be confirmed to you when arranging your start date.

We will consider requests to work alternative hours or vary working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

To make the most of your application, we may consider appointable applicants for similar vacancies in different locations where this is appropriate and meets our mutual requirements.

For all substantive roles new staff (excluding medical staff) are appointed subject to a 6 month probationary period (see Probation Policy).

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our community. We actively implement equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and seek people who share our commitment. We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups.

All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of any DBS disclosure required will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary once started.

Applicants ‘at risk’ within the local NHS who meet essential criteria will have preference for interview.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) 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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