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Band 5 Medicines Management Technician

Job Reference: 313-A-19-77200-NS

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
£24,214 / £26,220 / £27,260 / £28,358 / £30,112

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 1m people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

We have a permanent position available for a Band 5 Pharmacy Technician to join the Pharmacy team at Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust. We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated individual with an eye for detail to join a well-established 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.

Duties are varied but will include:

  • Dispensing inpatient, outpatient, clinical trial and controlled drug prescriptions according to standard operating procedures.
  • Using the Pharmacy computer system to produce dispensing labels and to make stock issues, receipt and transfers.
  • Participate in the medicines management service including patient’s own drug schemes, assessing the availability and suitability of medicines.
  • Accuracy checking prescriptions in a technician-led dispensary.
  • Actively supporting patient counselling and compliance.
  • Providing support to wards using the Trusts ePrescribing System.

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.

You are required to work your weekly contracted hours between Monday to Friday as per the needs of the service and adhoc weekends and bank holidays on a rotational basis.

This is a permanent post working 15 hours per week.

For further information please contact Isabelle Girard Bancroft, Medicines Management Team Leader, Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust, on 0116 295 8372.

We are committed to providing the best care that we can to our patients, and so some of our roles involve a Maths and English assessment. Where this is so, details will be shared with you as part of the recruitment process.

Details of our benefits, pledge and other important information about the application process, and working for us is contained in the documents linked to our advert.

For areas where our teams work to staffing rosters, rosters are set in advance at a team level and you will be joining an established roster. Your rostered shifts will be confirmed to you when arranging your start date. We will consider requests to vary working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

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

For all substantive roles the appointment of every new member of staff (excluding medical and dental staff) to a post is subject to a 6 month probationary period, details of which are in our Probation Policy.

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our service users. To this end 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, including members of our black and minority ethnic communities. All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of undertaking a DBS disclosure at the required level will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary following commencement.

Requests from applicants to work alternative hours to those advertised may be considered.

Applicants who are currently ‘at risk’ within the local NHS, and meeting essential criteria will be given preference for interview over any other candidates who may apply for this post.

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