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Job ID
Posting Date
UK-ANGL-Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge
Healthcare services
Job type
Full time
£19,409 - £28,746 p.a. p
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Pharmacy Technician - Rotational

Job description

Our TrustCambridge University Hospitals CUH NHS Foundation Trust comprises Addenbrooke’s Hospital and the Rosie Hospital in Cambridge. The Trust provides accessible high-quality healthcare for the local people of Cambridge, together with specialist services, dealing with rare or complex conditions for a regional, national and international population. Addenbrooke’s provides emergency, surgical and medical care for local people and is the Major Trauma Centre MTC for the East of England. It is also a regional centre of excellence for specialist services such as transplantation, cancer, neurosciences, paediatrics and genetics. Based on the same site as Addenbrooke’s, the Rosie Hospital is a maternity and women’s hospital and the regional centre of excellence for maternity and newborn care. With over 8500 staff and over 1000 beds the priorities of the Trust focus on a quality service which is all about people
– patients, staff and partners. CUH’s values – Safe, Kind, Excellent – are at the heart of patient care, defining the way all staff work and behave. The Trust’s vision is to be the best academic healthcare organisation in the world, excelling in patient care, teaching and biomedical research. The Trust has just implemented a new electronic patient record which is the largest ever investment in improving healthcare quality and is transforming services, improving patient safety and clinical outcomes. We have an excellent opportunity for Pharmacy Technicians to join our rotational team. We are able to offer an extensive rotation which currently includes the In-Patient Dispensary, Ward based Medicines Management, Clinical Trial Dispensary and the Aseptic Unit including the Cytotoxic &TPN suites. We are hoping to extend the rotation further to include Medicines Information, Procurement and Pharmacy Stores.
This essential role provides the opportunity for committed Pharmacy Technicians to put their skills into practice, working with innovative technology &systems, whilst also continuing to build further skills for future career progression.As a training grade, we aim to provide opportunities via our Education and Training team to gain a national certification in Final Checking ACPT, Medicines Management MM and Medicine Reconciliation MR. We are looking for highly motivated registered Pharmacy Technicians with excellent organisational skills, able to work under pressure whilst ensuring accuracy in all aspects of technical pharmacy. NB. Pre-Registration Pharmacy Technicians qualifying within the next 3 months are eligible to apply.The closing date for this post will be the 19th December 2017.Interviews will held on the week commencing 8th January 2018.Benefits to you• Opportunities for continuous professional development• A wide
range of benefits including on-site leisure facilities, shopping concourse, day nurseries and access to a great transport system with easy access to airports and rail travel.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Lyn Cawdell, Chief Pharmacy Technician on 01223 217039 or

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