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Medicines Management Technician

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Main area
Pharmacy
Grade
5
Contract
Fixed term
Hours
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
185-A-18-61829
Site
Royal Devon & Exeter
Town
Exeter
Salary
£23,023 - £29,608 pa
Closing
22/10/2018 23:59

Medicines Management Technician Specialist Services  

2 YEAR FIXED TERM CONTRACT
ROYAL DEVON & EXETER HOSPITAL (WONFORD)
REF: 185-A-18-61829 CLOSING DATE: 22nd October 2018  

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, self-motivated and organised medicines management technician to join our team on a 2 year fixed term contract.   The successful candidate will provide a medicines management service across the acute trust including one stop dispensing, assessment of patient’s own drugs and medicines reconciliation and be part of the technician checking rota as appropriate.   Our medicines management technicians have developed the service across the trust and are valued members of the clinical pharmacy and wider ward teams.   This is an excellent opportunity to work with a wide range of patients and healthcare professionals whilst developing your skills and experience in Pharmacy. 

The Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust (RD&E) provides acute and community services across Exeter and East Devon serving a population of more than 450,000 people. In our latest CQC full inspection of our services the RD&E received an overall rating of good. We were rated as outstanding for our emergency and critical care services and for our caring trust wide.

The hospital is in the historical cathedral city of Exeter that has plenty of family amenities and beautiful surrounding countryside. Exeter has excellent transport links, being situated in the middle of the South West Region with easy access to the countryside and coast of Devon and Cornwall. It is 2 hours by train to London and our international airport serves flights to various European destinations, as well as daily flights to London and Manchester.

You must be a registered pharmacy technician and hold a nationally recognised Medicines Management/Medicines Optimisation qualification and ideally a technician checking accreditation.

Further details can be found in the job description.  

Hours: 37.5 hrs per week 2 year fixed term contract   Salary: Band 5 – £23,023 to £29,608 per annum  

This post has been identified as involving access to vulnerable adults and/or children and in line with Trust policy successful applicants will be required to undertake a Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure Check/Enhanced Disclosure Check.  

Please note that you will be notified via email regarding the result of your application. Interviews will take place on Wednesday 31st October 2018 Our vision is to provide safe, high quality seamless services delivered with courtesy and respect. To achieve our vision we expect all our staff to uphold our Trust values. Our Trust values are: Honesty, Openness & Integrity Fairness, Inclusion & Collaboration Respect & Dignity

***Preference will be given to staff with ‘Priority’ and 'At Risk' status including NHS At Risk staff throughout Devon.**

DUE TO THE ANTICIPATED HIGH NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POST WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CLOSE THE VACANCY BEFORE THE CLOSING DATE.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Lisa Tucker lisatucker@nhs.net 01392 411611 bleep 432

If you have problems applying, contact

Personnel Reception
Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Trust
Wonford
Barrack Road
Exeter
Devon
EX2 5DW
Telephone
01392 403936 or 403758

As users of the disability confident scheme, we operate a Guaranteed Interview Scheme for job applicants with disabilities. If you let us know, when you apply, that you would like to use this scheme, we will guarantee you an interview, if you meet all the essential criteria listed in the person specification section of the job description.

We will also make any reasonable adjustments you require to our selection process. Please let us know what you need


Our Trust is proudly committed to race equality.
To ensure our ethnic minority staff have an equal opportunity to succeed, we are offering career development support to any ethnic minority staff.

Interested?

Please email rde-tr.equality@nhs.net to find out more.