London Bridge Hospital – London
Role: Specialist Pharmacy Technician
Town / Site: London Bridge Hospital
Full time / Part time: 37.5 hours per week
Shift times: 9-5.30pm plus EDC (Includes lates and Weekends)
Salary: Competitive Depending on Experience
We’re looking for a Specialist Pharmacy Technician to join our Pharmacy Team at the London Bridge Hospital, currently rated "Outstanding” by the CQC.
London Bridge Hospital is one of the UK’s largest private healthcare hospitals specialising in complex and acute care. Spread over three main buildings and five outpatient centres, it is home to a number of specialist units and teams across a wide range of disciplines including orthopaedic, spinal, digestive diseases, liver, hepatobiliary, renal, cardiothoracic, critical care, cancer and transplant services.
As a key member of the Pharmacy Team, you will assist in the provision of a comprehensive pharmacy service which consistently meet the needs of all service users within the London Bridge Hospital Campus.
The Specialist Pharmacy Technician, working closely with the Senior Pharmacy technician, has day-to-day responsibility for ensuring smooth running of one of our three dispensaries. This includes overseeing stock management processes (including Omnicell), timely provision of medication to both inpatients, outpatients and clinical areas within the hospital campus including SACT/unlicensed medicines as well as accuracy checking of medicines including controlled drugs.
You will have previous experience in a busy dispensary, leaving you well placed to support junior members of the technical team and deputise for the Senior Pharmacy technician in their absence.
At HCA UK we care about what you care about. We care that you want to deliver the very best care. We care that you want a career you can be proud of. We care that you want working conditions that support your health and wellbeing. Let us care for you and your career, the same way you do for others.
What you’ll bring:
Registered a Pharmacy Technician with General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC)
NVQ level 3 in Pharmaceutical sciences or equivalent
Accredited Checking Pharmacy Technician (ACPT) qualification or already undertaking ACPT qualification.
Why HCA UK?
Originally founded over 50 years ago by Dr Thomas Frist, HCA has gone on to become one of the world’s leading healthcare providers. In the UK, we’re one of the largest providers of privately funded healthcare and have invested over £500 million in the latest treatments, technology, techniques, medication and facilities. Being part of a large multisite, established healthcare group we can offer you unrivalled opportunities for career progression through internal and external courses, as well as working conditions that prioritise both your mental and physical wellbeing.
We believe that by caring for our employees, we empower them to provide exceptional care for our patients. That’s why we offer a host of flexible benefits that reflect the invaluable contribution they make every day. As a Specialist Pharmacy Technician you’ll be eligible for:
- 25 days holiday each year (plus bank holidays) increasing with service, with option to buy or sell leave to suit you
- Private Healthcare Insurance for treatment at our leading hospitals
- Private pension contribution which increases with length of service
- Season Ticket Loan and Cycle to Work scheme
- Group Life Assurance from day one
- Critical illness cover
- Enhanced Maternity and Paternity pay
- Corporate staff discount for all facilities including Maternity packages at The Portland
- Comprehensive range of flexible health, protection and lifestyle benefits to suit you
- Discounts with over 800 major retailers
Diversity and Inclusion
Patients first. Colleagues always. That’s the guiding philosophy behind our approach to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging. We believe healthcare is built on a foundation of inclusion, compassion and respect for our patients and for each other. By working together with our colleagues we’re creating a truly inclusive environment, where individual differences are celebrated and everyone can achieve their potential.
We believe everyone should feel comfortable to bring their full self to work and be afforded the same opportunities. That’s why we’re happy to discuss flexible working arrangements to suit your needs as well as offer reasonable adjustments throughout our recruitment process, and in the workplace, to anyone that needs them.