Chief Pharmacy Technician- Medicines Management Interface

Job Description

Are you an experienced qualified Pharmacy Technician who is looking for a new challenge? 

The University Hospitals of Derby & Burton (UHDB) Pharmacy Clinical Effectiveness & Outsourcing Team are looking for an enthusiastic Pharmacy Technician to work collaboratively with the Derby & Derbyshire CCG Medicines Management Team as an Interface Technician.

Under direction of the UHDB Lead Commissioning Pharmacist and the Derby & Derbyshire CCG Head of Medicines Management, Clinical Policies & High Cost Interventions you will be involved with undertaking Medicines Management projects that optimise the safe and timely transfers of care to and from primary care and ensure the appropriate use of medicines in primary and secondary care.

The successful candidate will need to have exceptional communication skills, to be conscientious, reliable, well organised and able to prioritise their own workload effectively.  Experience working in both primary & secondary care settings may be beneficial but is not essential.  You should be able to bring new ideas and approach these with an open mind.  The post allows for self-development and encourages increased autonomy and responsibility. 

This role will require you to work across all sites within UHDB and also within Derby & Derbyshire CCG.

The candidate must be a professionally qualified Pharmacy Technician registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council. 

In return we will offer:

  • Development opportunities, including both professional and leadership development
  • Support through every step of the way from recruitment to when you join our team and beyond
  • Friendly, supportive and caring colleagues
  • A variety of other staff benefits including employee assistance programme, discounted gym membership, onsite fitness classes, car schemes

Key facts about our Trust:

  • Every day our hospitals see more than 4,000 outpatients
  • We see more Trauma & Orthopaedic outpatients than any other Trust – over 3,300 per week
  • An average 860 patients are seen in A&E every day – the 6th largest in the country
  • Our hospitals admit more than 220 emergency patients every day
  • We carry out more planned surgical operations than any other Trust in England with almost 50,000 operations taking place in our 52 operating theatres
  • We are one of only 5 Trusts nationally with more than 50 operating theatres
  • We carry out more than 300 elective procedures each working day
  • We employ 12,000 staff across our 5 hospital sites
  • We have a Director of Allied Health Professionals who is committed to provide leadership, progression and direction to AHPs

Closing date of applications - 3 March 2021

Interview date - 17 March 2021 and 18 March 2021 

Due to COVID-19 and the Governments guidance on social distancing your interview may be carried out via Microsoft Teams. If this is the case you will be notified in advance so that if you don’t have the app you can download it either on to your phone or computer/laptop. The download is free of charge. Where your interview is face to face, the Trust will ensure social distancing. You will be required to wear a mask on all UHDB premises; this includes Covid-19 secure areas. If you have Covid-19 related symptoms or you have been instructed to self-isolate by track and trace and have been invited for a face to face interview please request a Microsoft Teams interview. 

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