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Pharmacy Technician

Sensible Staffing
Closing date
28 Jun 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
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I am currently recruiting for a permanent Pharmacy Technician to work at a prison based near Staines.

Working in a team delivering in-house pharmaceutical services, your duties will include:

- Assist with the implementation and development of pharmacy support to all treatment rooms/clinic areas where medication is administered from in the prison which includes where appropriate counselling of patients on the correct use of medication.

- Administer medicines to offenders against a valid prescription on the house blocks

- Ensure clinical notes are always maintained to the agreed standard and that clients are appropriately assessed, admitted, care planned and discharged.

- Where set up, assist in the delivery of specialist services to prisoners e.g., smoking cessation, weight management, In Possession risk assessment clinics, medicines reconciliation, discharge planning.

- Ensure that Controlled drugs are stored and recorded in line with necessary procedures immediately escalating any problems to the Pharmacist and Head of Healthcare as soon as they are detected.

- Assist in the delivery of a timely and efficient medicines management service with responsibility for ensuring safe and appropriate access to medicines

- Issuing of 'In Possession' medicines where appropriate to prisoners in order to provide information in relation to medicines management, side effects and general medical advice.

- Ensure that clinical areas/treatment rooms areas are suitably maintained and that any unnecessary stock is removed from rooms that do not need to be there.

-Identifying and investigation of patients who have shown poor compliance for their Non in possession medication (non-IP).

- Re-ordering stock items from AAH and other relevant pharmaceutical suppliers/wholesalers and carrying out CD Balance checks

- Re-ordering medication for patients that are non-IP and ensuring that a patient does not go without their medication

This is a full time role working a 5 days out of 7 shift pattern. The salary on offer is £25,547 - £31,547 depending on experience with an additional £3454 London Weighting, paid over 12 months. You will also have access to the companies Discounts site promoting discounted mobile phone tariffs, savings across restaurant chains and days out, where you and your family can save money on everything from your weekly food shop to the latest cinema blockbuster and much more.

If you are interested, please apply or email a copy of your CV directly to (url removed)
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