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Pharmacy Technician

Practice Plus Group
Hemel Hempstead, England
Closing date
10 Apr 2024

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Pharmacy sector
Job Type
Pharmacy technician
About The Role ADD TO LIFE. EVERY LIFE Where making a difference changes lives Prisons are one of the most challenging, yet rewarding places for healthcare professionals to work - if you’re looking for a role where you can develop your existing skills and learn something new every day in an environment that never stands still, then this is it! As a Pharmacy Technician at HMP The Mount, you will assist in the delivery of a high quality pharmacy service to the prison population. You can expect to provide medicines management services to assist in tackling identified, inequalities within the prison population contributing to diagnosis of care and treatment needs. This includes providing pharmacy related information to patients, prison officers and other healthcare professionals ensuring that the level of advice given is appropriate to overcome barriers to understanding, conveying complex and sensitive information in an easily understandable form.

What you'll be doing You will hold NVQ Level 3, BTEC, or equivalent qualifications and have current registration with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPHC) to be considered for this role. You will also have relevant post-qualification experience working within a pharmacy environment and multi-disciplinary team. You’ll be able to demonstrate assessment skills, including the undertaking of risk assessments and have sound patient counselling skills, treating patients with respect and dignity at all times, adopting a culturally sensitive approach. A driving licence is essential for this role. You’ll receive an annual salary up to £41,265 per annum - depending on experience. We offer a whole host of additional benefits such as: cycle to work scheme, an extensive training and development structure for all employees along with an employee recognition scheme.

It doesn’t stop there... we also offer a company pension scheme which we as Practice Plus Group also pay into, 25 days annual leave increasing with service up to 28 days per year, plus 8 public bank holidays (pro-rata for part-time), NHS blue light card, discounted Costco memberships, access to Boundless memberships for attractions and parks, shopping discounts, free eye tests for computer screen users, an 24/7 employee assistance helpline and financial assistance when you need it.

What we’ll look for in you Practice Plus Group is a specialist provider of NHS services into prison healthcare across over 45 different prisons, young offenders and immigration removal centres. We believe in putting the patient first, regardless of the environment or their history. The prison population is one of the most vulnerable and challenged patient groups in society and the delivery of their health care is conducted within often difficult and demanding environments. The Mount prison originally opened in 1987 as a young offender’s institution. It was designed as

a Category C training prison built on the site of a former RAF station on the outskirts of Bovingdon village, Hertfordshire.

Practice Plus Group’s mission isAccess to Excellence.

Our core values are; •we treat patients and each other as we would like to be treated •we act with integrity •we embrace diversity •we strive to do things better together Patients can only access excellence if we commit to living our values in everything we do when we’re at work. If you share these values and have transferable skills we want to meet you!

At Practice Plus Group we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities and we are committed to this in both the running of our prison healthcare service and how we recruit our staff. We actively encourage applications from everyone with the essential requirements of the job, regardless of any protected characteristics

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