Clinical Pharmacy Technician
The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
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We are delighted to offer this exciting Pharmacy Technician post in partnership with Newcastle Jesmond Lower Gosforth Primary Care Network. The post is supported and resourced by the Trust but based in Jesmond Lower Gosforth Primary Care Network.
The successful candidate will be joining an established, friendly team of Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians in a patient facing role, alongside a multi-disciplinary team. Our ideal applicant works well in a team and understands patient-centred care. This is an evolving role and we are looking for an innovative, motivated person to join the team.
We are proud of our culture of continuing professional development and clinical supervision. The successful candidate will enrol on the Primary Care Pharmacy Educational Pathway (PCPEP) and receive the support and resources needed for its completion.
- Interview Date: 15th February 2023
37 hours 30 minutes/week
- You will be redirected to Trac to apply for the vacancy. Please expand the job details section and read all of the information before applying for the vacancy.
Newcastle Hospitals encourages all staff and volunteers who are appointed to join the Trust to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
Main duties of the job
The post holder will work under supervision to ensure the effective and efficient use of medicines across Jesmond Lower Gosforth Primary Care Network (PCN), in line with the NHS England DES.
Key responsibilities in this varied role will include supporting Care Home residents within the PCN to lead improvements to maximise safer prescribing systems and processes to improve the quality of patient care. You will assist the PCN in achieving national requirements, undertaking a patient facing and patient supporting role. You will work closely will PCN colleagues and develop links with Community Pharmacy colleagues and hospital based teams.
Flexible working requests will be considered within the limits of the Education Pathway.
Please get in touch for an informal chat prior to application/interview.
Please note it is a requirement of The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust that all successful candidates who require a DBS for the post they have been offered pay for their DBS certificate.The method of payment is a salary deduction from your first month's pay.
Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the busiest, largest and most successful teaching NHS foundation trusts in the country, with over 18,000 staff and an annual income of £1 billion.
Rated 'Outstanding' by theCQC for the second consecutive time in 2019, we have a long history of providing high quality care, clinical excellence, and innovation in medical research regionally, nationally and internationally.
We're also proud to be the second largest provider of specialised services in the country. This means we support people with a range of rare and complex medical, surgical and neurological conditions, cancers and genetic orders.
Our staff oversee around 1.84 million patients 'contacts' each year, delivering high standards of healthcare.
We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and recognise the benefit in providing an inclusive environment. We value and respect the diversity of our employees and aim to recruit a workforce which reflects the communities we serve, and is equipped to deliver the best service to our patients. We welcome all applications irrespective of people's race, disability, gender, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity and in particular those from under- represented groups.
- To practice as an experienced pharmacy technician.
- To practice as a registered pharmacy technician.
- To provide a clinical service to identified patients
- In domiciliary general practice or Trust settings including reducing risk associated with the admission and discharge process.
As a flexible working friendly organisation, we want to be sure that you can work in a way that is best for us and for our patients, and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement. If it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.
Certificate of Sponsorship
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From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).