pharmacy technician

pharmacy technician Gatwick, England

Practice Plus Group
Full Time Gatwick, England 32400 - 12.04 GBP ANNUAL Today
Job description

About The Role


Be the person who makes all the difference

Secure environments 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 pharmacy skills and learn something new every day in an environment that never stands still, then this could be the opportunity for you.

As a Pharmacy Technician in the Medicines Management team, you will assist with the provision and delivery of an integrated, safe, legal, high-quality pharmaceutical service, taking into consideration, at all times, the need to maintain a high level of security. You will work within the healthcare department and hold direct patient contact, which will be part be of a comprehensive healthcare package, based on the service’s needs.

Within this role, you will be an integral member of the Medicines Management team, which forms part of the wider cluster of Healthcare Services. Practice Plus Group policies and procedures and statutory frameworks governing patient care in an immigration removal setting, will be used in order to deliver the highest standard of care to clients in line with National Guidelines.

About You

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.

You’ll receive an annual salary up to £32,400 per annum - depending on experience. We offer a whole host of additional benefits such as: cycle to work scheme, free DBS check, free uniform, an extensive training and development structure for all employees along with an employee recognition scheme.

It doesn’t stop there… we also offer:

  • Company pension scheme
  • 25 days annual leave increasing with service up to 28 days per year, pluspublic bank holidays
  • An extensive range of wellbeing and lifestyle benefits
  • Discounts on shopping and leisure activities
  • Support to grow in your role and continue your professional development
  • Excellent long-term career prospects
  • 24/7 employee assistance helpline and financial assistance when you need it

About Us

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.

Gatwick Immigration Removal Centre is a detention centre based on the grounds of Gatwick Airport, Crawley, West Sussex. Gatwick IRC provides a 24/7 service and the working hours will vary to include day (07:00 -15:00), evening (14:00 - 22:00), and weekend shifts.

Practice Plus Group’s mission is Access 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!

pharmacy technician
Practice Plus Group
Reading, United Kingdom
Jim Easton
Unknown / Non-Applicable
1001 to 5000 Employees
Company - Private
Healthcare Services & Hospitals
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