Pharmacy Technician Aseptic Team Leader

Band 5

Main area
Pharmacy Aseptic Services
Band 5
Fixed Term 12 month (Maternity Cover)
37.5 hours per week
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Trafford General Hospital
£22,128 - £28,476 per annum
22/08/2017 23:59

This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic Pharmacy technician to develop your career in Aseptics in the unit currently based at Trafford General Hospital for 12 months. You must be a good team player, who is flexible, self-motivated and able to demonstrate excellent organisational and communication skills. You must be able to work accurately and quickly under pressure, have a good eye for detail and be able to prioritize the workload to meet deadlines.

Working closely with the Specialist Pharmacy Technician Aseptics and Nursing staff you will lead a team of technicians and assistants to co-ordinate the preparation of Chemotherapy and CIVA. You will ensure an efficient and effective service is provided to patients and will be responsible for the training and development of technical staff. You will also assist the Specialist Technician in developing the Aseptic Service.

A working knowledge of Aseptic Services, including experience of NVQ3 / BTEC in Pharmacy Services or an equivalent nationally recognized qualification with post qualification experience in hospital pharmacy as an aseptically trained technician is essential. Previous evidence of supervising staff and workload is also required.

You must be registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council and ideally have a post qualification experience in aseptic services.

As a valued member of the team you will be supported to develop your knowledge of aseptic services and managerial skills to help you progress your career.

This role is full time (37.5 hours per week) hours of work are Monday to Friday 9 am to 5:15 pm except Tuesdays which are 8:30 am to 4:45 pm, plus 1 in 5 Saturday mornings and bank holidays as required. This role is based at Trafford General however there may be some cross site working with Central Manchester.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such 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 to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Deborah Johnson who works Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday tel 746 2521, , alternatively ask for Tobe Kene,

If you have problems applying, contact

Human Resources Recruitment Department
Central Manchester NHS Foundation Trust
Trust Headquarters
Cobbett House
M13 9WL
0161 276 4744