Pre-registration Trainee Pharmacy Technician

South Petherton
Competitive salary
17 Nov 2020
27 Nov 2020
Role Type
Start Date
Symphony Healthcare Services Ltd. is a growing primary care organisation based in Somerset which aims to improve and develop the best patient-centred care and services in the country, and we are embracing change within general practice by implementing new and innovative models of care. If you are passionate about delivering outstanding healthcare and share our values, join us to support the achievement of our goals.

We have a new and exciting opportunity to train as a pharmacy technician funded by Health Education England. Pharmacy technicians undertake a wide range of duties including dispensing and accuracy checking of prescribed items, medicines reconciliation, aseptic preparation, providing information to patients and other healthcare professionals, procurement and issue of medicines.

This is an innovative two-year apprenticeship, working on a rotational basis in GP Practices, Community Pharmacy and Hospital pharmacy. There are two full-time positions available employed by Symphony Healthcare Services.

Each post-holder will work with three of the partnership organisations ......Symphony Healthcare Services, Yeovil District Hospital, Taunton Central Primary Care Network, CLICK Primary Care Network, Day Lewis Pharmacy, Superdrug Pharmacy, Somerset NHS Foundation Trust - Mental Health and Community Health Services, and Musgrove Park Hospital.

Entry requirements for this post are a minimum of 4 GCSE's at grade C or equivalent to include English, Maths and 2 science subjects. You will be required to bring evidence of academic qualifications to interview.

Training will be carried out remotely through Bradford College distance learning on a day release basis. You will study for a level 3 diploma in principles and practice for pharmacy technicians.

This is a full time post and may include some weekend working.

Salary - £ 16,909 increasing to £18,117 in the 2 nd year (Annex U band 4)

For further information please contact Helen Belben, SHS lead medicines management technician on 07749 254496 or

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