Part time Pharmacy Technician - Uttoxeter

Care UK
02 Dec 2017
10 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Part Time
Looking for an exciting job opportunity within prison healthcare? If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding Pharmacy Technician role and want to develop your Pharmacy skills in an environment where no two days are the same then this could be the new job for you! We have 2 x permanent part time role working 26.5 hrs per week: Thursday, Friday 7:00-18:30 and alternative Saturday 8:30-18:00 HMP Dovegate Prison is a Category B men's private prison, located near Uttoxeter in Staffordshire, England. To ensure the continued quality of care at HMP Dovegate, we’re looking for a Pharmacy Technician to come and join our team. About the Job: As a Pharmacy Technician, you will assist with the provision and delivery of an integrated, safe, legal, high quality prison pharmaceutical service within the Care UK cluster of prisons based on National (Divisional) policies supported with local standard operating protocols, taking into consideration, at all times, the need to maintain a high level of security. The post holder will be required to support the delivery of Pharmacy Services which will be part be of a comprehensive healthcare package, based on the prison service’s needs. The Pharmacy Technician will be an integral member of the Pharmacy Team, who forms part of the wider cluster of Healthcare Services. You can expect to be involved in everything from medicine management, dispense medications, screening drug charts, patient counselling etc. The post holder may be required to accept certain activities in relation to the day to day operational management of their unit and as such must ensure that they are trained and competent to take on these additional responsibilities. The Pharmacy Technician may be required to take on a role of working across multiple Pharmacy Services if and when required. The Job Requirements: The successful candidate will hold NVQ Level 3, BTEC or equivalent qualifications and have a current registration with the General Pharmaceutical Council. They will also have relevant post-qualification experience working within a multi-disciplinary team. About Care UK: Care UK is the Health in Justice market leader, providing healthcare services to offenders across the country. Having been awarded the contract to deliver NHS services at HMP Dovegate, we are very excited about the opportunities to develop our Wellbeing Approach – an integrated, comprehensive approach in recognition of the fact prisoners are a socially-excluded group with healthcare needs which are complex and often associated with poor outcomes. The circumstances that bring people to prison are also complex and varied, our wellbeing approach adopts the premise no single factor can be taken in isolation of other motivational issues which might impact a person’s care. For more information on our Health in Justice service follow the link below: Further job information: Pre visit of site prior to interview is welcomed , this needs to be booked in advance. To arrange meeting please contact Khurshid Hussain on Please note that offers of employment are subject to receipt of satisfactory references, enhanced DBS check and prison vetting. At Care UK, we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities.