Principal Medicines Management Pharmacy Technician

Job summary

Are you committed to delivering a high-quality service in a busy department that focuses on patient care and experience? If so, then this will be perfect for you. We are looking for a motivated individual who is enthusiastic and would love to join an ambitious Trust who puts the patient first. The medicines management team are responsible for providing a safe and efficient medicines management service where all patients are treated equally. This position is a part time, one year fixed term role and will give you an opportunity to gain managerial experience. The role does require a weekend working commitment of 1 in 5, participation in the bank holiday rota and a weekly late night dispensary duty. We are proud to give you more of an insight to working in our fantastic Trust and urge you to get in contact with Clare Becaus on phone number 023 92 28000 extension 6632 for an informal discussion or to find out more.  

Main duties of the job

The main duties of this role are to lead, manage, train and organise technical and support staff providing ward based services. You would also need to be able to prioritise and schedule the workload, contribute to the recruitment of staff, regular appraisals and one to one meetings with members of the medicines management team, implementation and reporting of audits, along with ward and dispensary cover to include completion of medicines reconciliation, dispensing and checking.  

About us

The Trust is committed to driving excellence in care for our patients and communities and was rated good by the Care Quality Commission report published 2020 and became a University Hospital. We are ranked as the third in the country for research; embedding education and training across the organisation and we continuously strive to achieve our core values which are at the heart of everything we do. The Trusts main hub is the Queen Alexandra Hospital, starting life as a military hospital over a century ago and now one of the largest hospitals on the south coast and you may have seen us on the TV series Nurses on the Ward. The Trust provides comprehensive secondary care and specialist services to a local population of 675,000 people across South East Hampshire. The Trust employs over 8,000 staff and are #ProudtobePHU; our patients come from all walks of life and so do we. We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because its the right thing to do, but because it makes our hospital stronger. If you share our values and our enthusiasm for providing outstanding care and support for patients, colleagues and our community you will find a home at PHU. In recruiting for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that you can bring in terms of your education, opinions, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, age, languages spoken, veterans status, colour, religion, disability, sexual orientation and beliefs.