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Senior Pharmacy Technician- Clinical Trials posted by NHS

Full Time
Denmark Hill, London
£26,291 - £34,154 / year

Job Description

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals with a turnover of nearly £1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 11,500 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London.

The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) site in Camberwell and the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in Bromley.

Senior Pharmacy Technician - Clinical Trials

Band 5 Senior Technician – Clinical Trials [37.5 hours]

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Technician with an interest in Clinical Trials to join our experienced team. You will work closely with the Clinical Trials Team Leader to deliver, develop and evaluate pharmacy services to patients entered into clinical trials here at King's. The post holder will primarily be responsible for ensuring that the maintenance elements [set-up, procedure writing, training, accountability and close down] of clinical trials are compliant with all relevant legislative requirements. They will also assist with the dispensing and checking of clinical trial prescriptions for patients who are recruited to trials at Kings. They will work closely with other trials staff regarding all aspects of clinical trial sponsor and host responsibilities where required.

Pharmacy contributes to the set up and running of nearly 300 clinical trials, across numerous clinical specialities, so if you are interested in developing your career in Clinical Trials, this is the place to be! You will work closely with all members of the pharmacy team, as well as members of the research teams including doctors, nurses and trial coordinators. You will need to have strong communication skills and an organised and methodical approach to working. You will need to enjoy solving problems with a team approach and suggest and implement improvements to the service. As part of the role you will be expected to maintain allocated dispensary commitments.

Closing date: 03/03/2017

Interview date: 06/03/2017


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At King’s, we fully support the right of all staff to equal opportunities and are committed to the development of a diverse workforce.

Applications are welcome from anyone who meets the specific criteria of the post regardless of age, gender, disability, religion/ belief or sexual orientation.

Benefits available to all employees include: Workplace Nurseries, an excellent Pension Scheme and access to the Learning Zone.

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Due to the high volume of applications for some posts, this advert might close before the displayed closing date if we have received a sufficient number of applications. If you wish to apply for this role, it is recommended that you apply promptly.

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