Pharmacy Technician

Care UK Primary
09 Apr 2017
09 May 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 both full time and part time role available.The salary is upto £22,000 per annum(pro rata for part time)dependent on the experience. The role requires to work across 7 days a week on rotational basis including weekends and Bank holidays.

We offer other benefits including 25 days annual leave plus 8 public bank holiday days, on-site gym facilities and on-site staff parking etc.

HM Prison Oakwood, is a large category C training/resettlement prison, located in the village of Featherstone, Wolverhampton, in Staffordshire, England.

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 Oakwood, 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:

We have both permanent full time(37.5 hours per week) and part time (30 hours per week) role, working across 7 days a week on rotational basis.

We welcome informal visits to the prison but these must be booked in advance.

If you'd like to have an informal chat prior to applying for the job, please contact Flavia on .

Please note that offers of employment are subject to Care UK Terms & Conditions and employment is subject to receipt of satisfactory references, enhanced DBS check and prison vetting.

The salary is between £19,000 - £22,000 per annum(pro rata for part time)dependent on the experience.

Care UK benefits include training & development opportunities, 2-5% company contributory pension scheme, 25 days annual leave(pro rata for part time) plus 8 public bank holidays, staff well-being, cycle to work scheme, on-site gym facilities and free onsite parking.

We are also proud to support our employees with continued professional development opportunities and further education subject to service needs...