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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 27/02/2020.

Lead Pharmacy Technician - IT Services

Job Reference: 165-20-01-061

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust
Pharmacy Department
£30,401 to £37,267 pa

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust

Lead Pharmacy Technician - Electronic Prescribing and Medicines Administration (EPMA)

Pharmacy Department

Salary Scale: AFC Band 6

Full time: 37.5 hours per week

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust is a combined acute and community Trust serving a population of over 260,000 with over 4,500 staff and income in excess of £250 million. Our vision is to be an outstanding Trust, delivering excellent care at home, in our community and in hospital. We will achieve this by working with patients, the public and partners to make a positive difference to the health and well-being of the people of Rotherham. We are working successfully with partners across South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw as part of the Integrated Care System where we are leading and collaborating in several key work streams and service areas.

We set high standards for the services we deliver. We aim to be an outstanding Trust and we are enthusiastic about delivering excellent Health Care for our patients. We have high expectations of ourselves and others.

Our staff embrace the importance of giving the highest possible quality of care for our patients and we also care for each other as colleagues, for the community, our resources, our environment and our future.

We value the importance of working together with patients, carers and families to ensure that we provide safe and high quality patient centred care. We are committed to working with partners and stakeholders across Rotherham, South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw to develop sustainable services for the population we serve.

Following the award of additional funding to improve and further develop the EPMA Pharmacy service, we are seeking two enthusiastic and highly motivated individuals to be part of our EPMA team who will share our vision to deliver a high quality, service-user focused approach to meet the needs of our patients.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of our EPMA journey ensuring patients get the medicines they need at the time they are needed in these newly created positions.

Applicants are encouraged to visit the department prior to interview.

For informal enquiries please contact:

Kieren Bradshaw: or 01709 428099

Carole Taylor: or 01709 428153

This job may close early if a large number of applications are received. You are advised to submit your application quickly to avoid missing your chance to apply. Should you be successful in your application we will contact you via NHS Jobs and this will appear on your homepage under 'Interviews'.

In applying for this post, you give the Trust permission to use your data for recruitment purposes.

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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