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Pharmacy Technician - HMP YOI Chelmsford

Job Description

Break into prison healthcare!

Care UK are holding a Recruitment Open Day at HMP YOI Chelmsford on Wednesday 1st June 2016.

If you are a Pharmacy Technician we want to hear from you!

You'll have the opportunity to meet our existing pharmacy team, have a tour of the healthcare facilities and get a feel of what a prison healthcare career might feel like!

Please contact us to book your space on the day!

HMP YOI Chelmsford is a category B male adult prison and young offenders institution.

About the role

As a Pharmacy Technician, you will assist with the provision and delivery of an integrated, safe, legal, high quality prison pharmaceutical service, taking into consideration, at all times, the need to maintain a high level of security.

You 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. As a Pharmacy Technician, you will be an integral member of the Pharmacy Team, which forms part of the wider cluster of Healthcare Services. Care UK policies and procedures and statutory frameworks governing patient care in a prison setting, will be used in order to deliver the highest standard of care to clients in line with National Guidelines.

About you

You'll 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. You may be required to take on a role of working across multiple Pharmacy Services if and when required.

You will hold NVQ Level 3, BTEC or equivalent qualifications and have a current registration with the General Pharmaceutical Council. You will also have relevant post-qualification experience working within a multi-disciplinary team.

Further Job Information

This is a full-time role, working 375 hours per week on a rolling 6 week rota.

The salary for this role is £22,000 - £25,000 - depending on experience.

Please note that offers of employment are subject to receipt of satisfactory references, a DBS check and prison vetting.

At Care UK, we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities.

Applicants must have the right to work in the EU.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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 (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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