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Pharmacy Technician Bank

Band 5

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Pharmacy Technician
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Bank
Hours
Bank Ad Hoc
Job ref
392-Bank-32-G
Site
Bank Staff (360) L5
Town
Stanmore
Salary
£16.33 per hr all inc
Closing
28/10/2019 23:59

The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust (RNOH) is the largest orthopaedic hospital in the UK, and is regarded as a leader in the field of orthopaedics both in the UK and world-wide.

The RNOH provides a comprehensive range of neuro-musculoskeletal health care, ranging from the most acute spinal injury or complex bone tumour to orthopaedic medicine and specialist rehabilitation for chronic back pain sufferers. This broad range of services is unique within the NHS.

As a national centre of excellence, the RNOH treats patients from across the country, many of whom have been referred by other hospital consultants for second opinions or for treatment of complex or rare conditions. 

Patients benefit from a team of highly specialised consultants, many of whom are nationally and internationally recognised for their expertise and experience. Consultants are supported in their work by nurses, therapists and other specialist clinical staff who are trained and are experts in their particular fields of orthopaedic care. 

The RNOH plays a major role in teaching, 20% of all UK orthopaedic surgeons receive training here. Our teaching and clinical effectiveness are enhanced by our work in research and development and our academic links with University College, London. Research departments at Stanmore include the Institute of Orthopaedics, the Centre for Disability Research and Innovation, the Institute of Human Performance and the Centre for Biomedical Engineering.

The RNOH works closely with other hospitals and trusts, with whom we have joint appointments to ensure maximum availability of specialist skills for patients. Our patients benefit from access to Aspire Leisure Centre which is located on site and hosts first-class facilities for able-bodied and disabled people.

 


ROYAL NATIONAL ORTHOPAEDIC HOSPITAL NHS TRUST

Temporary Staffing Department

Band 5 Pharmacy Technician 35 hours per week

Salary range - £16.33 per hour all inclusive

The RNOH is a national centre of excellence with an international reputation for diagnosis, assessment and treatment of neuro-musculoskeletal conditions. A unique hospital site, situated in acres of greenery, RNOH staff are able to experience the feeling of being surrounded by space and nature whilst being within close proximity to the hustle and bustle of London life.

 A challenging and rewarding opportunity has arisen to join the pharmacy team at the RNOH. We are seeking to appoint a forward thinking and highly motivated pharmacy technician. The post holder will join a team of pharmacists, technicians and pharmacy assistants’ in delivering high quality, safe and effective pharmacy services to patients and service users. The RNOH pharmacy department is a friendly, close-knit team where everyone is willing to offer a helping hand. There is huge scope for the successful applicant to develop on both a personal and professional level through exposure to all departmental activities.

 Conditions treated at the hospital range from the most acute spinal cord injury, bone tumour and complex joint reconstruction to orthopaedic and specialist rehabilitation. It offers an integrated range of clinical, teaching and research services unique within the UK and in partnership with University College London.

The Pharmacy Department has a strong focus on medicines optimisation and innovative pharmaceutical practice. This offers exciting opportunities for professional development at the leading edge for both Pharmacists and Technicians.

Research and ongoing education is highly encouraged within the department. We actively promote publication of research and involvement at external conferences; this includes regular submissions of posters and presentations. Our department profile includes a UKCPA award-winning poster, and presentations at the UKCPA and Oxford Bone Infection Conferences.

The post holder will provide dispensary-based patient services to inpatients and outpatients, support the clinical medicines-optimisation pharmacy team in ensuring patients’ medicines are supplied in a timely manner for discharges and admissions, assess patients’ own medicines for use in hospital and advice patients on the use of their medicines. Experience of working in an NHS hospital pharmacy is essential. The post holder must hold Level 3 BTEC and NVQ in Pharmacy Services Certificate or equivalent and must be registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council.

It is expected that applicants must have evidence of knowledge and skills and of any training undertaken in their role as a pharmacy technician. The post holder will possess good communication skills, interpersonal skills, be able to work independently as well as in a team and work in a busy environment. IT skills are essential to this role.

The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust (RNOH) is the largest orthopaedic hospital in the UK, and is regarded as a leader in the field of orthopaedics both in the UK and world-wide.

The RNOH provides a comprehensive range of neuro-musculoskeletal health care, ranging from the most acute spinal injury or complex bone tumour to orthopaedic medicine and specialist rehabilitation for chronic back pain sufferers. This broad range of services is unique within the NHS.

As a national centre of excellence, the RNOH treats patients from across the country, many of whom have been referred by other hospital consultants for second opinions or for treatment of complex or rare conditions.

Patients benefit from a team of highly specialised consultants, many of whom are nationally and internationally recognised for their expertise and experience. Consultants are supported in their work by nurses, therapists and other specialist clinical staff who are trained and are experts in their particular fields of orthopaedic care.

The RNOH plays a major role in teaching, 20% of all UK orthopaedic surgeons receive training here. Our teaching and clinical effectiveness are enhanced by our work in research and development and our academic links with University College, London. Research departments at Stanmore include the Institute of Orthopaedics, the Centre for Disability Research and Innovation, the Institute of Human Performance and the Centre for Biomedical Engineering

The RNOH works closely with other hospitals and trusts, with whom we have joint appointments to ensure maximum availability of specialist skills for patients. Our patients benefit from access to Aspire Leisure Centre which is located on site and hosts first-class facilities for able-bodied and disabled people.


Vacancy

For further information, please contact Vishakha Patani - Chief Pharmacy Technician on 020 8909 5832.


We are committed to equal opportunities in employment and offer a range of flexible working practices. Part-time and job share applications will be considered.

By applying for this post you are agreeing to RNOH transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) system and other secure, internal NHS workforce systems in order to support and manage your recruitment and employment within the organisation.

All new appointments (excluding all Medical & Dental doctors) are subject to 6 months’ probation period.

RNOH is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow safe recruitment practices to protect children and vulnerable adults.

RNOH uses identification scanning technology to confirm the authenticity of key documents such as Passports, Driving Licences etc. It is a condition of appointment that all prospective employees of RNOH have their original documents verified using this technology.

We reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once a sufficient number of quality applications have been received.

The RNOH operates a Smoke-Free Policy. Smoking is not permitted on any of the Trust’s premises (including the grounds that those premises are sited on) or in any Trust owned vehicle. Applicants should be aware that it might not be possible to smoke throughout working hours.

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Vacancy

For further information, please contact Sejal Rajani Medicines Management Technician Pharmacy on 02089095832, sejal.rajani@nhs.net