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Lead Specialist Medicine Pharmacy Technician

London, Greater London, England
Full time
Job level
Admin - Sales - Clerical
15 Aug 2019
14 Sep 2019

Job Description

With a turnover of £1.4 billion and a workforce of around 16,000, Barts Health is the largest NHS trust in the country, and one of Britain’s leading healthcare providers. The Trust’s five hospitals – St Bartholomew’s Hospital in the City, including the Barts Heart Centre, The Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel, Newham University Hospital in Plaistow, Whipps Cross University Hospital in Leytonstone and Mile End – deliver high quality compassionate care to the 2.5 million people of East London and beyond.

Recent improvements has led to a stronger focus on providing Safe and Compassionate care to our patients and this has increased opportunities available to learn, develop and expand your career. We believe that providing excellent education, training and development for our staff is essential. We offer a wide range of benefits for example access to childcare vouchers, home-electronic scheme giving you discounted prices for home –electronics, salary sacrifice for cars, season ticket loans and access to staff discount for local restaurants and gyms

So while we are improving, you can too - within a professionally challenging yet exciting environment.

Lead Specialist Medicine Pharmacy Technician

Full time (37.5 hours a week including late rota and weekend commitments)

Band 6 - Permanent - Full Time

We’re looking for an experienced Pharmacy Technician to lead on supply of medicines in specialist medicine. We want to use the clinical and technical skills of Pharmacy Technicians to support the Advanced Specialist Pharmacist working in Rheumatology & Dermatology to stream line our monitoring of patients, review of prescriptions and supply of medicines. This is a new role for us at Bart’s Health and we envisage that the presence Pharmacy Technicians working in outpatients will grow as the value of having Pharmacy Technicians becomes apparent.

We are looking for a clinically minded Pharmacy Technician who enjoys direct patient care as well as looking for potential areas for improvement and development within our services. This role will involve a lot of self-directed work to improve patient safety in relation to medicines and develop practice to release the pharmacist to focus on more clinical activities.

The Pharmacy Department at Barts Health covers a population of 2.5 million. We provide medicines optimisation services from our four hospital sites across the City of London and East London. You will also be expected to contribute to the research agenda working with staff across the Pharmacy departments and student placements.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Interested applicants should contact Usha Hawker, Lead Specialist Medicine Pharmacist Apply or Carl Holvey Clinical Pharmacy Services Lead Apply, Apply.

We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential.

As an Equal Opportunities Employer we actively support applications from individuals’ who apply under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme and will process your application as appropriate.

We reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once a sufficient number of applications has been received and we regret that we are unable to provide notification if your application is unsuccessful.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from

By applying for this post you are agreeing to Barts Heath NHS Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

Barts Health is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and to child protection. The Trust aims to ensure as far as is possible that anyone, paid or unpaid, who seeks to work in our organisation and who gains access to children, is safe to do so. As such, you may be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Check as part of the recruitment process if appointed to a post with direct access to children or vulnerable adults.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check
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 (for

Ref: 931217RLH

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