Pharmacy Technician Higher Level Technical Services
Velindre Cancer Centre
Cardiff, UK
2h ago
source : NHS

Are you a qualified technician who has experience in pharmacy technical services?

If the answer is YES, a new opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and dedicated Band 5 Technician to join our growing team in our section 10 Aseptic Pharmacy department at Velindre Cancer Centre, Cardiff.

Velindre Cancer Centre is a busy hospital which specialises in treating patients with solid tumour cancers across South East Wales.

As a Cancer Centre, our focus is always the patient and how we can improve their care.

The successful candidates should have extensive relevant experience, qualifications and be a registered Pharmacy Technician with the GPhC.

The role will comprise of technical duties in supplying SACT, including Clinical Trial treatments, supervisory duties within the aseptic department, assisting with the Pharmacy Quality system, assisting the management team with delivering training and management of band 3 and 4 staff.

You must have exceptional communication skills and be flexible to change. This position will include some weekend and bank holiday working.

Main duties of the job

Assisting the Senior Technician in the day to day running of the Aseptic Services Unit

To organise the safe and efficient production of aseptically prepared products. Supervising a team whilst ensuring GMP, COSHH and local and trust procedures are adhered to.

Co-ordinating the preparation of aseptically prepared medicines under Section 10 exemption of the Medicines Act 1968.

Co-ordinating staffing to ensure appropriate skill mix and technical staff allocation throughout Aseptic Services liaising with the Senior Technician to identify any issues.

Velindre Cancer Centre is situated in the northern suburbs of the vibrant city of Cardiff, within easy reach of the beautiful Brecon Beacons National Park.

The Centre provides a clinical oncology service to the population of South East Wales.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and / or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Closing date : 22nd September 2020

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