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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 25/09/2019.

Paediatric Medicines Management & Checking Pharmacy Technician

Job Reference: 387-DT-1999-HP-(JD)

University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust
Bristol Royal Hospital for Children, Bristol
£24,214 - £30,112 pa pro rata

There really has never been a more exciting time to join us; University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust and Weston Area Health NHS Trust have merged together to be come one organisation. Our newly merged Trust has a combined workforce of over 13,000 staff, aiming to deliver exceptional local services for local people and specialist services across the South West and beyond. Together, we form one of the largest NHS trusts in the country.

Are you an Accredited Checking Pharmacy Technician (ACT) or Medicines management technician (MMT) looking for greater specialty or to further develop your career? Are you looking to be part of a Women’s and Children’s Pharmacy team committed to providing the highest quality of care to its patients? Would you like to work within pediatrics but feel a little nervous about moving from adult areas? Would you like to train to be involved in medicines management but don’t currently have the opportunity to do this in your current position? Are you MMT trained but not yet ACT trained? Then please read on…

Due to one of our band 5 technicians moving on we are looking for a part time (4 day a week) accredited checking technician and /or medicines management technician to join the dynamic Women’s and Children’s Hospital Pharmacy Team. The team consists of 17 Permanent Pharmacists, one rotational Pharmacist, three band 5 technicians and four Senior Assistant Technical Officers spread across 2 hospitals and dispensaries.

The successful candidates will help to provide dispensing and checking services for Pediatric and adult medicines in the Childrens hospital dispensary or St Michael's Women's hospital dispensary, Assist in providing medicines reconciliation to our patients. Our dispensaries are lovely bright purpose built rooms, and sit in buildings which are constantly being improved and developed providing a great environment in which to work.

Staff are required to work Saturdays, Sundays and bank holidays as part of a weekend and bank holiday rostering system.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Abigail Mee – Pharmacy manager women’s and children’s service/ Paediatric Chief Pharmacist. 01173427039

Jane Hutchinson– Specialist Paediatric Pharmacist for Cardiology and surgery. 01173427041


University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust is CQC rated Outstanding. As one of the largest acute Trusts in the country and the major teaching and research centre for the South West, we have over 13,000 staff, over 100 different clinical services. Working in ten hospitals across Bristol and Weston, we offer a wide range of careers and jobs. Together we support the delivery of excellent care to the people of Bristol, Weston and beyond.

Our hospitals are based across Bristol and Weston-super-Mare, meaning you can enjoy the very best of both worlds; city living within a stone’s throw of the countryside or beside the seaside, with easy access to all that the South West has to offer.

UH Bristol and Weston is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust is an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we’re meeting our pledge.

To comply with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 all applicants must be able to speak fluent English to an appropriate standard which will be assessed at Interview.


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