Senior Aseptic Services Technician - Band 5
Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust
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There has never been a more exciting and innovative time to work in our Aseptics team. We are a dynamic and fast paced team who are truly dedicated to creating products that help treat patients with cancer. Aseptics are a team within our Pharmacy department who are responsible for supporting the Trust with making medicines such as Chemotherapy and Radiopharmaceuticals, made in a highly sterile environment, which we give to our patients. You would be at the forefront of a service which supports our patients when they are at their most vulnerable - helping to save lives by making treatments.
This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and committed person to start their career in the Aseptics team. We are known for growing our own, and you can be a part of this. We offer extensive career pathway development, allowing our staff to work their way from assistant level to senior manager/lead technician roles, supporting them to do so through funded training. If you have the desire to work hard and progress, we can make it happen.
We need people with the right aptitude and we can teach you the rest. Applicants should thrive in a fast paced environment, display the Trust values, be highly motivated, flexible and have a positive attitude; with an enthusiasm to develop their skills and support an ever evolving team. You should be able to work as part of a team but also be able to demonstrate initiative and work in a professional and timely manner with acute attention to detail.
Main duties of the job
We are looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated pharmacy technician to join our growing team of Assistants, Operators and Technicians. The post holder will be involved in a broad range of activities in the Aseptic Services Unit (ASU) of the Pharmacy, which will be the primary base. Duties will include being responsible for the day to day organisation of the ASU, aseptic dispensing of pharmaceutical products such a radiopharmaceuticals, chemotherapy and monoclonal antibodies, performing pre and in process checks at various stages during the preparation process and assisting in the training of staff working in the Aseptic Services Unit.
You should be able to work as part of a team but also be able to demonstrate initiative and work in a professional and timely manner, with acute attention to detail.
The successful candidate will hold NVQ3/BTEC in Pharmacy Services or equivalent nationally recognised qualification, be registered as a pharmacy technician with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) and have experience of working in an aseptic services unit.
For further information or to arrange an informal visit, please contact Samantha Ottaway on 01225 824644 or alternatively email firstname.lastname@example.org.
At the RUH we're proud to put people at the heart of what we do, working together as one team to make a difference for our patients, each other, and our community. No matter what your role is, we value everyone's contribution in supporting the exceptional, person-centred care we pride ourselves on.
We are committed to creating a compassionate and inclusive environment. This can be seen in our growing community of staff networks - celebrating successes and creating opportunities to listen and learn. We value our differences, champion kindness and civility, and truly believe that diversity makes us stronger.
A culture of learning, developing and innovating is the thread that runs throughout our whole organisation. We want to support you to thrive, taking your career to its full potential.
We value staff wellbeing, with a well-established programme of support. We believe in a holistic approach spanning all aspects of living a healthy life, including physical, emotional, spiritual and financial wellbeing. We've even got a pool!
We are committed to supporting you and hope you want to join our team. In the meantime, find out more about living and working the beautiful historic city of Bath, learn about our extensive package of staff benefits, and read about how we're providing healthcare fit for the future with the landmark Dyson Cancer Centre and our passion for research.
Please find attached to the vacancy a detailed person specification and job description for further information about this role.
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