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Job ID
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Healthcare services
Job type
Full time
£15,878 (approx) pa pro rata
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University Hospital Southampton NHS FT

Pre registration trainee pharmacy technician | University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust

Job description

Earn while you learn and train for a professional qualification! An attractive training salary whilst working towards a professional qualification for a rewarding patient-centred career.
We have an open event for those interested in finding out more about the role of a pre registration trainee pharmacy technician (PRTPT) on 24th April 2018 drop in between 3pm and 7pm.  This will be held in the Heartbeat Lecture Theatre, HeartBeat Education Centre, F Level, North Wing, Southampton General Hospital. SO16 6YD.   Please contact us on if interested.
Two year fixed term training contract from 3rd September 2018 with a nationally recognised accredited training provider, to gain skills and knowledge and study for a City and Guilds level 3 diploma in pharmacy services and NVQ level 3 technical diploma in pharmacy. 
These are the qualifications essential for eligibility for registration and a career as a professional in the pharmacy as a registered pharmacy technician with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC).  There is a wide, varied and rewarding career potential on qualifying and registration.
As a major teaching Trust our pharmacy department has a wide variety of pharmacy technician posts and this is your opportunity to train and be supported to register as a Pharmacy Technician in those areas. Our pharmacy technician workforce is key to delivering excellent patient care and our experienced Pharmacy Training team has an impressive record of delivering in-house training to meet the range of experience required. Our training is externally audited and recognised as giving a high standard of support and provision.
Key aspects of the post include:

Working on rotation at various pharmacy sites within the Trust to gain a portfolio of experience, knowledge and competencies.
Must have 5 GCSE’s grades A to C or 4 to 9 or proven equivalent*, which must include English, Maths and Science.   * (Candidates must prove equivalence at application stage).
Must be able and willing to follow on-line academic and in house practical training course and commit up to 10 hours a week  of own time for private study.
Must be able to work consistently in a professional and responsible manner to high levels of accuracy and concentration, striving for excellence.
Must have a professional and responsible attitude and behaviour, good work ethic, and able to adapt to working in a variety of multidisciplinary teams. . 
The department currently works a variety of hours between 8.00am and 7pm to meet the needs of the patients and service for the provision of a 7 day Pharmacy Service. Hours are determined by the section you are training in and include evenings, weekends and bank holidays on a rota.

This advert closes on Sunday 29 Apr 2018

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