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Medicines Management Technician - Cancer Services

Job Reference: 415-AS19-056ND

Northern Devon Healthcare Trust
£23,023 - £29,608 per annum pro rata

An exciting opportunity has arisen for two Accredited Medicines Management Technicians to ensure the provision of an effective, integrated medicines management service to Seamoor Unit.

The successful candidates will lead in the provision and further development of efficient and cost effective systems for medicines management in Cancer Services, and support the implementation and maintenance of effective systems to ensure that billing of chemotherapy drugs is both accurate and complete.

The overall role and responsibilities of this post with be undertaken by two pharmacy technicians, working on the principles of a ‘job share’ arrangement. The successful candidates will be required to work at times within the Aseptic Suite within the Pharmacy department undertaking aseptic work.

The successful candidates should be a registered Pharmacy Technician with the General Pharmaceutical Council and possess an Accredited Medicines Management Pharmacy Technician qualification or the commitment to obtain this qualification.

The successful candidate should be able to work efficiently within a team as well as managing their own workload. Good interpersonal skills, communication skills and the ability to be empathetic and handle difficult or emotional situations is essential. Experience of working within cancer services and as an Accredited checking Technician is desirable, as well as trained in aseptic work.

Closing date: 11/03/2019

Our values guide everything we do. At all times, we aim to:

  • Demonstrate compassion
  • Strive for excellence
  • Respect diversity
  • Act with integrity
  • Listen and support others

Our teams of care professionals work with patients and their families to support peoples’ independence, health and wellbeing. We provide support to avoid hospital admissions, and if an admission is necessary, we try to make each patient’s stay in hospital as short and effective as possible before working with them on a safe discharge home.

In our most recent staff survey, our staff voted us in the top 10% of NHS provider organisations to work for and we also came out as the top provider in the South West for our overall results. Our patients (through the Friends and Family Test) regularly report an average of over 95% satisfaction with our services.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information and to self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship, please visit the UK Border Agency website. Note: we will be unable to obtain Tier 2 sponsorship for Bank positions.

Please note that we may close this vacancy early if we receive a high volume of applicants.

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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