Pharmacy Technician

NHS Western Isles

  • Contact: Angus McKellar
  • Reference: SW999/HSS/WI2159d/SH

Pharmacy Technician – Dispensary and Clinical Services Band 4 - £20,911 to £23,597 per annum Plus £1,015 Distant Islands Allowance per annum 37.5 Hours per Week Permanent post For more information on living and working in the Western Isles visit the website: We require an enthusiastic, self-motivated, qualified Pharmacy Technician to join the Pharmacy team at Western Isles Hospital. Based in Stornoway, you will have access to some of the UK's most beautiful scenery including spectacular sandy beaches (with some of the best surfing in the UK), excellent diving sites and some more rugged terrain for the adventurous types. We are also only a short journey from Glasgow, Inverness and Edinburgh by plane, with twice daily ferry sailings to the mainland. You will assist the Senior Pharmacy Technician, Dispensary and Clinical Services in the following areas: - dispensing, clinical ward duties and supervision and training of assistant technical staff in the dispensary. The post-holder will have the opportunity to be assist in service developments in other areas of Medicines Management. You will be registered as a Pharmacy Technician with the General Pharmaceutical Council and have excellent communication and organisational skills, be computer literate and have recent post-qualification experience. Knowledge of current developments in hospital pharmacy practice is desirable and a commitment to continuing professional development is essential. Applicants must be able to manage their own workload and work as part of a team. The ability to use your initiative and work pro-actively is also a desirable quality of the post. For further information on this post please contact Dawn Tiernan to discuss how this post may suit you at 01851 708141. This post is eligible for relocation expenses. All NHS Western Isles vacancies appear on the SHOW website: along with a job description and an application form. Gheibhear bileag-tagraidh agus dealbh-obrach bho Roinn Feachd-obrach, Ospadal nan Eilean Siar, Rathad MhicAmhlaigh, Steòrnabhagh, Eilean Leòdhais HS1 2AF. Fòn: 01851 762027. Return completed application form in Word Format to or mail to; Human Resources Department, Western Isles Hospital, Macaulay Road, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis HS1 2AF. Paper copies can be obtained by calling Tel: 01851 762027. Closing Date: 25th January 2019 Job reference: WI2159d

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