Pharmacy Technician

Job ID: 837332
Location: Weston on the Green
Category: Health
Salary: 19,409 to 22,683 per annum negotiable
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Job Reference: 267-CSPT479

Employer:Oxford Health NHS Foundation TrustDepartment:Pharmacy OperationsLocation:Weston on the GreenSalary:19,409 to 22,683 per annum

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust has been rated as Good by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

We are a responsive and innovative Foundation Trust that places our values of Caring, Safe and Excellent at the heart of everything we do. We take great pride in our staff and believe that investing in you is key to us achieving our vision of outstanding care delivered by outstanding people.
We work with a wide range of partner organisations to deliver care and support to people in their own homes and from a number of hospitals and community bases. We focus on delivering care as close to home as possible.

The Oxford Health Pharmacy & Medicines Management Service employs approximately 60 staff, predominantly Clinical Pharmacists and Technicians, supported by Senior Pharmacy Assistants and Administrative staff. The department provides pharmacy services to mental health, community hospitals and other community based services.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Registered Pharmacy Technician to join our dispensary team based at Weston-on-the-Green.

The role would involve updating patient medication records and dispensing medication for the various Oxford Health community and mental health units.

The role would also involve ward based work, medicines reconciliation, checking patients own medicines, initiating medicine supplies and assisting with patient discharges.

There will also be an involvement in dispensary stock management and supplying to the various wards / departments, procurement invoicing and environmental monitoring.
This post is open to applications from all qualified pharmacy technicians registered with the GPhC.

For more information or to arrange an informal visit please contact Gemma Laurie on 01865 903843.
Benefits of working for Oxford Health NHS Trust include:
Excellent opportunities for career progression
* 27 days annual leave, plus bank holidays, with an increase to 33 days with continuous service
* NHS Discount across a wide range of shops, restaurants and retailers
* Staff accommodation
* Childcare Vouchers
* Competitive pension scheme
* Lease car scheme
* Cycle to work scheme

New starters have a 6 month probationary period. This, together with the induction process aims to create a positive supportive working environment allowing new employees to learn key elements of their role over a reasonable timescale.
Candidates not currently employed by the Trust who attend an interview for non-qualified Band 1-5 posts are required to undertake numeracy and literacy assessments.
Appointment to this post is subject to the trust receiving satisfactory references covering 3-5 years of employment or study. Please ask your referees to respond promptly to reference requests.
Employees are expected to undertake mandatory and statutory training related to their role.
We positively encourage applications from all areas of the community, regardless of gender, race, faith, disability, age or sexual orientation and we encourage applications from users of mental health services. This is part of our commitment to equality and reflecting the diversity of our population.
* Oxford Health is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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Job Type:PermanentWorking pattern:Full-time, 37.5 Hours per WeekPay Scheme:Agenda for changePay Band:4Staff Group:Additional Clinical ServicesSpecialty/Function:Corporate Services

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Apply for this jobClosing Date:01/10/2017Contact Name:Gemma LaurieTelephone:01865 903843

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