London – The Wellington Hospital
Location – The Wellington Hospital, London
Contract Type – Permanent, Full time, 37.5 hours
Salary – Competitive (equivalent to NHS AfC Band 6) + Benefits (pension, health cover, flexible benefits and excellent career development).
About the role
We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, motivated and ambitious Senior Pharmacy Technician to join our dynamic team. You will have good team leading skills, excellent communication and interpersonal skills. This post is based at the Wellington Hospital located in the vibrant St John’s Wood area of London.
In this role, you will be working alongside a small team of Senior Technicians to adapt and improve the existing processes within Patient Services. You will be one of three Senior Technicians who will lead and develop the team and service across dispensary, distribution and procurement.
You will manage a team of pharmacy assistants and pharmacy technicians working within the busy pharmacy dispensary providing dispensing services to inpatients, outpatients and day-case patients. Your role will be instrumental in the management of the timely supply of medicines to patients and hoping to facilitate a streamlined workflow ensuring key performance targets are met.
This is a fantastic opportunity for enthusiastic and driven Pharmacy Technician to join our progressive team and help transform our pharmacy services to outstanding. Those hoping to gain new experience in the private healthcare arena, looking for a change or seeking to progress to a more senior role are encouraged to apply, where you will be fully supported to help develop your professional and educational development goals. The successful candidate will need to be self-motivated, able to work independently within a multi-disciplinary team. A flexible and adaptable approach to work and a commitment to self-development are essential.
Skills and experience
- NVQ Level 3 or BTEC in Pharmaceutical Sciences or an equivalent pharmacy technician qualification
- Accredited Checker (ACPT)
- GPhC Registration
- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
- Strong initiative and commitment, with a ‘can do’ attitude to work
- Good organisation, leadership and problem-solving skills.
About The Facility
HCA UK are incredibly proud to be awarded ‘Private Hospital Group of the Year' 2020 at the Health Investor Awards.
The Wellington Hospital is the largest private hospital in the UK and has over four decades of expertise; providing the highest level of care for patients who are looking for the best treatment in key areas of healthcare, including: neurosurgery, spinal surgery, cardiac care, orthopaedics, acute neurological rehabilitation, gynaecology and cancer care.
In our 50-bed Acute Neurological Rehabilitation Unit we care for patients with a wide range of complex neurological conditions. And we're supported by the UK’s largest private intensive care unit. We also offer the latest cancer and robotic surgery treatments, including electro-chemotherapy, HIPEC and the da Vinci Robot. Having the largest neurosciences unit in London means we're able to carry out advanced spinal