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Pre-registration Trainee Pharmacy Technician (PTPT)

NHS AfC: Band 4 (Annex 21)

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NHS AfC: Band 4 (Annex 21)

Fixed Term - 2 years


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North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust, Sterling Way


£20,355 Year 1 - £21,542 Year 2 PA Inclusive

13/11/2019 23:59

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North Middlesex University Hospital is one of London's busiest acute hospitals, serving more than 350,000 people living in Enfield and Haringey and the surrounding areas, including Barnet and Waltham Forest.

Every day, on average, we see 500 patients in A&E; 15 babies are born in our maternity unit; about 450 inpatients are cared for on our wards; about 50 patients have major or minor surgery in one of our 10 operating theatres; and about 800 people attend our outpatients clinics.

We provide a full range of adult, elderly and children's services across medical and surgical disciplines. Our specialist services include stroke, HIV/AIDS, cardiology (including heart failure care), haematology, diabetes, sleep studies, fertility and orthopaedics. Our sickle cell and thalassaemia department is nationally recognised as a leading centre for these diseases.

At North Middlesex University Hospital, you'll find a team that truly believes in living our values in everything we do. We are caring, we are fair and we are open.

The Pharmacy team at the North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust have an exciting opportunity to train to become a Pharmacy Technician. You will be joining a friendly and supportive team in a forward thinking department; committed to delivering high quality patient care.

Successful candidates will attend College on a day release basis to undertake a Level 3 Diploma in the Principles and Practice for Pharmacy Technicians. This qualification will enable you to register as a Pharmacy Technician with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) at the end of your training placement.

You will rotate through each area of pharmacy, including in-patient services, procurement, stores and the wards (medicines management). Full training will be given in each rotation and you will be supported by a Practice Supervisor and an Educational Supervisor over the 2 year PERIOD

You must have a minimum of 4 GCSE's (grade C or above) including Maths, English and Chemistry and already possess a Level 2 in Pharmacy Services (or equivalent) and working at Band 3 level. You must also be highly organised and motivated, possess good communication skills and capable of meeting multiple deadlines.

The Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We provide a smoke free work environment. Due to the nature of this post, a Disclosure & Barring Service search will be conducted on the successful applicant.


Please note that all documentation supplied to the Trust during pre-employment screening will be verified for authenticity in accordance with NHS Employers and NHS Counter Fraud Authority guidance.

We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications, so we advise you to submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment. Only those candidates who clearly demonstrate how they meet the person specification on their application will be shortlisted for this job. All applicants will be contacted via their NHS Jobs e-mail account to advise if the have been shortlisted for interview. Interview arrangements will be emailed to applicants NHS Jobs e-mail address and all applicants are advised to check their e-mail accounts regularly.

Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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