COVID-19

Pharmacy Technician

Full Time

We Are With You

Pharmacy Technician Bournemouth

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Our team in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole are recruiting for an experienced Pharmacy Technician, to join them in providing high quality professional medicines management advice and support to our services. If you’re a motivated and caring individual, who can demonstrate our core values of being professional, determined and compassionate in your approach to work, we’d love to hear from you. 

This role is full time for 37.5 hours per week.

The postholder will be working within the well-established and award-winning Medicines Management Team, supporting the organisation to ensure compliance with legislative and regulatory requirements. As part of this role, you will deliver safe, efficient, and cost-effective medicines management systems and processes, ensuring that controlled drugs and stationery are handled and stored securely. It will be vital for you to develop strong and positive relationships with key stakeholders for the continuity of service, including organisations such as Local Pharmaceutical Committees, Community Pharmacies and Local Intelligence Networks. You will be joining an increasing workforce of pharmacy professionals across our organisation, with opportunities to attend our regular network meetings and external conferences.

What We Offer 

  • Competitive salary
  • 28 days annual leave, plus bank holidays 
  • 2 days paid volunteer leave per year
  • Auto-enrollment into We Are With You’s pension scheme
  • Access to our Rewards Voucher Scheme – giving you great savings on big high-street and online brands
  • Flexible working opportunities and access to a range of services and resources to support you with your wellbeing

About the job

You will be a compassionate and motivated Pharmacy Technician, registered with the GPhC and holding the NVQ Level 3 Pharmacy Services BTEC Pharmacy Technician or equivalent. Ideally, you will have a minimum of two years’ post qualification experience, although we are open to conversations with all suitably qualified candidates, as full training will be given. Working knowledge of substance misuse would be advantageous.

This is a busy team, with multiple priorities ongoing, so it’s important that you are highly organised and able to manage your time effectively. You will have strong problem solving skills and the ability to respond to sudden unexpected demands. Above all, we are looking for someone who is passionate about what we do, with a positive and engaging approach to our service users and colleagues. A full job description is available on request.

 

 

Essential Skills

To successfully carry out this role you will need:

  • to be a registered Pharmacy Technician with GPhC
  • an NVQ Level 2 Pharmacy Services BTEC Pharmacy Technician (or equivalent)
  • evidence of your continuous professional development
  • at least 2 years post-qualification experience of working in a pharmacy enviroment
  • experience of providing medicine related advice to service users/carers
  • experience of working in a multi-disciplinary team
  • knowledge of controlled drugs regulations
  • to be able to work effectively in a team
  • be organised, able to priorise well and deal with unexpected demands on your time
  • to be comfortable using IT and gathering, monitoring and analysing data
  • good oral and written communication skills
  • be able to work alone but also recognise when to refer in line with your personal/professional limitations
  • able to travel to different locations as and when required

Desired Skills

While these are not essential, candidates who have some or all of the following in addition to the essential criteria will be at an advantage:

  • be an accredited medicines management technician
  • be an accredited checking technician
  • training, teaching or presentation skills
  • assessment skills including an understanding of risk assessments
  • experience of audit
  • experience of change management in medicines management
  • knowledge of dealing with personal safety situations
  • criminal justice or mental health experience
  • a successful track record of monitoring costs and expenditure
  • knowledge of policy development
  • medicine information experience
  • formulary management experience

About Company

Everyone should feel comfortable getting the support they need for issues with drugs, alcohol or mental health.

At We Are With You we work with people on their own goals, whether that’s staying safe and healthy, making small changes or stopping an unwanted habit altogether. We give people support in a way that’s right for them either face to face in their local service, community or online.

We provide a free and confidential service without judgement to more than 100,000 people a year. 

We use our expertise to improve the help available and raise awareness around drugs, alcohol and mental health so that more people can get support.

 

We Are With You.

Essential Requirements

To successfully carry out this role you will need:

  • to be a registered Pharmacy Technician with GPhC
  • an NVQ Level 2 Pharmacy Services BTEC Pharmacy Technician (or equivalent)
  • evidence of your continuous professional development
  • at least 2 years post-qualification experience of working in a pharmacy enviroment
  • experience of providing medicine related advice to service users/carers
  • experience of working in a multi-disciplinary team
  • knowledge of controlled drugs regulations
  • to be able to work effectively in a team
  • be organised, able to priorise well and deal with unexpected demands on your time
  • to be comfortable using IT and gathering, monitoring and analysing data
  • good oral and written communication skills
  • be able to work alone but also recognise when to refer in line with your personal/professional limitations
  • able to travel to different locations as and when required

COVID-19 Pharmacy Technician Bournemouth

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