Pharmacy Technician (Level 1/Student Technician)
This position is offered at Band 4 Annex U. The salary scale for the post is £20,302 per annum rising in annual increments to £22,910 per annum. As a trainee your pay is determined as a percentage of pay for qualified staff, in accordance with Annex U of the Agenda for Change terms and conditions. As you are more than 2 years from completion of training you will receive 70% of the Band 4 maximum in year one which equates to £16,037 per annum and in year 2 you will receive 75% which equates to £17,182 per annum. On completion of your training you will be placed on either the first pay point of the appropriate pay band or the next pay point above your training salary. For more information please refer to the Agenda for Change Terms and Conditions of service handbook.
To provide pharmaceutical technical services within all sections of the pharmacy department to patients attending or admitted to the hospital.
To ensure the accurate, efficient and timely supply of discharge / outpatient prescriptions, pharmaceutical stock and non-stock supplies to wards and departments.
The post holder should have a National Certificate in Pharmaceutical Sciences or equivalent ,SVQ Level III. Registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council.
Continuing Professional Development as detailed by the General Pharmaceutical Council (mandatory requirement)
Experience in dispensing discharge / OPD / in-patient prescriptions. Experience in providing a ward/department stock top-up with an nderstanding of hospital pharmacy services and the ability to be trained to carry out aseptic and cytotoxic drug reconstitution / manipulations.
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