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Oncology Lead Pharmacy Technician

Sterling Cross
Guildford, England
Closing date
16 Apr 2024

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Pharmacy sector
Job Type
Pharmacy technician
A leading hospital for elective health services is now looking for an experienced Pharmacy Technician specialising in oncology to join them within their first-class cancer care unit.

Fully “Good”-rated by the CQC, the hospital offers independent medical and surgical care across diverse clinical specialties to patients from Surrey, Hampshire, West Sussex and beyond.

Their state-of-the-art oncology unit has seen intensive investment and offers an ultra-modern environment for comprehensive cancer treatment. The MDT provides SACT, radiotherapy and associated services (both curative and palliative) across 9 rooms and 6 pods for a wide range of presentations, including breast, lung and GI cancers, lymphomas, myeloma, and tumours of the head and neck. The team are proud to have achieved BUPA Breast Care, Bowel Care, and Living Well with Cancer accreditations and a 5-star Macmillan Quality Environment Mark.

As Oncology Lead Pharmacy Technician, you will oversee the delivery of SACT within the unit. You will carry out clinical checking and preliminary counselling services for SACT medications, manage stocks, provide advisory and medicines management services, and overall ensure that the use of medicines is optimally safe and effective.

As the department continues to grow, you will be able to take advantage of substantial opportunities for further career progression within the specialism and in management.

This is a permanent, full-time (37.5h) position for an Oncology Lead Pharmacy Technician.

Person specification:

(Essential) Level 3 qualification in a Pharmacy subject (Essential) GPhC registration as a Pharmacy Technician (Essential) At least 4 years’ experience within oncology pharmacy (Desirable) Accuracy Checking qualification

Benefits/enhancements include:

Private pension scheme Private healthcare scheme, covering pre-existing conditions Sector-leading, fully-funded CPD opportunities (incl. industry-recognised qualifications and leadership development) Friends & Family hospital discounts 25 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays, increasing to 30 days with length of service (pro rata for part-time) Enhanced benefits for new parents Non-contributory life assurance Access to substantial retail and leisure discounts, including the Blue Light Card Employee Assistance Programme for wellbeing support Employee referral and recognition schemes And more

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