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Medicines Management Technician

Job Reference: 824-CORP-2184-B

Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
L5 Medicines Management, London
£29,057 to £36,134 pa inc

Central London Community Healthcare (CLCH) is one of the largest community healthcare organisations in London and Hertfordshire, providing our services to diverse communities/boroughs in 11 London Boroughs - Barnet, Brent, Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham, Harrow, Hounslow, Kensington and Chelsea, Merton, Richmond, Wandsworth, Westminster - and Hertfordshire.

We are rated Good by the Care Quality Commission and are ranked among top NHS employers. Community healthcare is our focus and our passion. We champion the role of community health professionals to make sure our patients get great care closer to home.

Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust (CLCH) works across London and Hertfordshire, and is rated good by the Care Quality Commission. Community healthcare is our focus and our passion. We champion the role of community health professionals to make sure our patients get great care closer to home.

We are committed to continuous learning and helping our staff develop their skills and careers. We are proud to be ranked in the top employer lists from the HSJ/Nursing Times and Stonewall. Our staff say we are the best amongst community trusts for staff motivation, satisfaction with quality of care given, and quality of non-mandatory training (NHS Annual Staff Survey 2015).

Join us and enjoy being part of great NHS community healthcare.

Band 5 Medicines Management Technician.

The Medicines Management Team at CLCH are looking for a dynamic and innovative Medicines Management Technician to join the team in the field of Community Health Services

Key components of the post will include:

-Undertaking technical duties at bedded services including Edgware Community Hospital and Finchley Memorial Hospital and other rehab bedded sites, supporting the unit pharmacist e.g. drug history taking, checking of PODs, ordering of medicines.

- Conducting audits on the safe and secure handling of medicines and maintenance of the cold chain at almost 200 community clinics e.g. District Nursing, Sexual Health, Musculo-skeletal (MSK), Podiatry, School Nursing, Walk-In Centers (WIC), in line with CQC requirements

- Liaising with external suppliers of medicines to ensure robust Medicines Management systems are in place around the safe and secure handling of medicines

-Working with the Senior MM technician on prescribing data analysis for services that prescribe e.g. Walk-In Centers and Non-Medical prescribers in the Trust

This is an excellent opportunity to work with a wide range of healthcare professionals in the community. If you are looking for a new challenge outside of the hospital/CCG or Community Pharmacy setting in which to develop your skills and knowledge then this could be a great opportunity for you.

To join us, you should be able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal, communication and time-management skills, plenty of initiative and have an interest in both patient-focused and operational aspects of medicines management. The Trust covers a large geography and you will be required to travel between sites and be flexible as the organization continues to grow. Access to a car would be useful for travelling in outer London and outside of London.

Interviews will be taking place between 29th April to 1st May 2019.

Just as we care about our patients’ wellbeing, we care about yours!

We can offer you:

  • A comprehensive induction into the community service followed by a local induction to introduce you to the role
  • Single occupancy accommodation in Central London – (we can help you find accommodation in London, support you with your deposit)
  • A fast-track 18 month rotational programme to move to progress your career here *T&C’s apply
  • Support with gaining your driving license *T&C’s apply
  • Car lease scheme *T&C’s apply
  • Flexible working options
  • Annual travel card loan
  • Training, support and development in your career

At CLCH we appreciate and are proud of the diversity in the communities we serve and the workforce we employ. Applications are open and welcome to anyone, regardless of your age, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, and disability. We are proud to say that we follow the workforce race equality standard and 28% of our senior staff (8A and above) are from a BME background. CLCH also has active BME and LGBT networks.

Please be aware that all communications about this vacancy will be received to you via email and text message. Always check your inbox and junk mail folders and provide a UK mobile number if available.

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.

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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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