Band 5 Pharmacy Technician - Permanent

Posted 31 January 2024
Salary £24000 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline Pharmacy technicianPharmacy Jobs
Contact NameCandidate Attraction

Job description

Maxxima have recently partnered with  one of the UK’s specialist provider of diagnostic and healthcare solutions. We are currently looking for an experienced Pharmacy Technician, who can provide overall support for the clinical leadership of the service. This post is based in Grantham, which is easily accessible via public transport.
About the role:
As a Pharmacy Technician, you will be working in a clinical and service development capacity to ensure the service to patients is planned, delivered and evaluated in line with evidence-based practice. Working closely with the multi-disciplinary team to help create and maintain a robust service.

What’s in it for you as a Pharmacy Technician:

  • NHS Pension: A generous and flexible pension scheme with contributions from us as your employer.
  • Annual Leave: Starting at 27 days a year, rising to 33 days after 10 years plus eight bank holidays (for staff covered by Agenda for Change)
  • Flexible working & career breaks: Helping you match work and home life ask about reduced hours, compressed hours, flexible working, term-time only working, job sharing and unpaid leave.
  • Bank working: The chance to work extra hours at enhanced rates and well pay you weekly ideal if your income needs a quick boost.
  • Relocation packages: If a relocation package is offered for the role, you could qualify for expenses of up to 25% of your starting salary.
  • Family & Childcare including on-site nurseries at Lincoln County Hospital and Pilgrim Hospital Boston, maternity, paternity, adoption & shared parental leave following a set period of employment.
  • Health & Wellbeing including mindfulness, counselling, mental health first aid, health check MOTs, physiotherapy, eye tests.
  • Learning & Development including Lincolnshire Talent Academy, leadership training, medical education, clinical education, Lincolnshire clinical research and GP speciality training programme.
  • Discounts & Salary Sacrifice including Cycle2Work, car lease scheme, home electronics and wider wallet.
  • Rewards & Recognition including staff awards, long service awards, retirement awards, examples of excellence and staff lottery.
Your main responsibilities as a Pharmacy Technician:
  • Dispense from prescriptions previously vetted by a Pharmacist to ensure the items are supplied accurately according to the prescriber's and/or pharmacist's instructions, and according to Trust Policies
  • Stock items repackaged and relabelled, before distribution to the wards
    • Dispensing from validated standard worksheets for extemporaneous and aseptic dispensing, before final release by a Pharmacist
      • Pre-filled chemotherapy syringes against a vetted prescription
        • Ingredients assembled for chemotherapy dispensing against a vetted worksheet
        • Manufacture, dispense and give advice on pharmaceutical products
            • Work efficiently and safely both on wards and in the department, under the supervision of a Pharmacist, adhering to all laid down policies and procedures
            What we are looking for in a Pharmacy Technician:
            • GPHC registered
            • Experience in a hospital Pharmacy
            • Competence in dispensing of Cytotoxics, TPN,
            • Experience in the following : CIVA, CD’s and prescriptions for inpatients, outpatients, TTO’s and stock supplies
            Why work with Maxxima?
            • Knowledgeable, dedicated and vastly experienced Permanent Team with longstanding professional relationships with multiple clients
            • Access to exclusive vacancies through our numerous Master Vendor trusts across the country
            • Vacancies outside of NHS Rate caps with our private sector agreements
            • Access to International roles outside of England and the United Kingdom
            Please note: We are unable to support or accept applications from candidates who are residents within the Red or Amber list of the Code of practice for the international recruitment of health and social care personnel in England, based on the World Health Organisation (WHO) Workforce Support and Safeguard List.
            Next steps:
            If you are interested to hear more, either hit the APPLY NOW button or reach out to Lucy on 0117 471 5956 or