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Medicine Optimisation Technician posted by Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust

Full Time
£0 - £30,112 / year
NHS Band 6

Job Description

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Please read the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Applicant Information Pack document in the 'Further Links' section before applying for this position. This pack will provide you with all the details you need on how to make your application and what happens next. You can also view our Total Reward Package Information for details on our colleague benefits.

The Pharmacy at the Royal Cornwall Hospital is delighted to be able to offer new positions in our Medicines Optimisation pharmacy team. You

will spend most of your time on wards and in the emergency department to deliver best care to patients through appropriate medicines optimisation. We are looking for enthusiastic, self-motivated pharmacy technicians with the potential and desire to develop through an exciting and varied career path in hospital pharmacy. Our pharmacy medicines optimisation teams provide near patient services such as medicines reconciliation, drug history taking and discharge facilitation. We are passionate about developing the role of the technician in all areas of pharmacy and seek to grow our fantastic team of experienced technicians. We are a dynamic department and have invested in new technologies such as electronic prescribing, robotics and PharmOutcomes transfer of information and care into the community and as such have been awarded Scan4Safety funding.

We would welcome applicants from hospital and community pharmacy, banding will be dependent on qualifications and prior experience (Band 4 to 5).

Band 4 – whilst undertaking induction training and completing accreditations, expected to be a period of 6-12 months depending on the candidate.

Band 5 – when both accreditations are complete.

Other relevant experience will be taken into consideration.

Come and join us, Cornwall is an amazing place to live, offering an excellent quality of life and a truly stunning environment to live in.

We actively support the development and training of all our staff, to achieve and succeed. Watch our pharmacy recruitment video

This is a fulltime post working 37.5 hours per week, job share will be considered.

We have both permanent and fixed term positions available.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Georgie Hillier, Lead Technician Medicines Optimisation, Pharmacy Department, Royal Cornwall Hospital [Click here to apply].

Please note: Information submitted in your application via NHS Jobs will be transferred to Trac, our third party recruitment system. This will be for the management of the recruitment process including retaining any related documents. Your data remains confidential and will not be shared with any other parties. By submitting an application, you authorise Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Electronic Staff Record Inter Authority Transfer process should you be appointed to the post.

If your application is successful, your details will be retained for as long as you remain our employee (and for a suitable time as required following your date of leaving). If your application is unsuccessful, your job application and related documents will be retained confidentially for a period of 13 months and then destroyed. If you have any questions relating to how we handle your personal data please contact the Trust’s Data Protection Officer by email ( Email address removed ).

We are committed to ensuring all of our colleagues are developed, engaged and supported to work in different ways. Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. Non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The Home Office requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post.

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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