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Pharmacy Technician

HCRG Care Group
Chelmsford, England
Closing date
14 Jun 2024

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Join our friendly team as a Pharmacy Technician at CRG Medical Services based in HMP Prison, Chelmsford.

Playing an integral role within our prison service, which aims to ensure primary care is at the heart of our everyday role, you will assist in the delivery of a high quality pharmacy service to the prison population.

* The post holder will work as an effective member of the Pharmacy team in providing healthcare services, including medication administration to the patients.

* They will assist in the delivery of a high quality pharmacy service, providing medicines management services to assist in tackling identified inequalities within the prison.

* The post holder will also provide pharmacy related information to patients, prison officers and other healthcare professionals, ensuring that the level of advice given is appropriate to need.

* The role requires autonomous function and within the scope of competency, whilst being a support and resource to less experienced members of staff.

* Assist with the implementation and development of pharmacy support to all the residential wings in the prison which includes, where appropriate, advising patients on the correct use of medication.

* Maintain clear and comprehensive, signed and contemporaneous records both written and electronic.

* Recognise signs and symptoms of drug and alcohol withdrawal and support patients with substance misuse problems, support patients who are distressed and could be at risk of harming themselves or others or could be at risk of suicide

* Communicate effectively with other team members, prison staff and external agencies both verbally and written

* Undertake all mandatory and additional training as identified

* Use and encourage others to be familiar with the security systems within the prison

* Undertake all duties as required of a Pharmaceutical Professional in HMP Chelmsford and to comply with the competencies, knowledge and skills framework of the Department of Health

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