Pharmacy Technician - Apprenticeship

Recruiter
Epsom and St Helier Un
Location
Epsom Hospital, Epsom
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
13 Jan 2021
Closes
15 Jan 2021
Ref
343-2858726-TEAM-NN-JM
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Permanent
"At Epsom and St Helier Hospitals, above all we value respect. We put respect at the heart of all we do, by living up to our shared behaviours of kindness, professionalism, positivity and teamwork. This enables us to provide great patient care and make ESTH a great place to work. When you sign up to work with us, you sign up to this and we welcome applicants who share our values."

Pre-registration Trainee Pharmacy Technician Integrated Apprenticeship

NHS AFC: Band 4 Annex 21

Salary: This will be a % of a Band 4 as it is a training position.

Year 1 - 70% of top of Band 4 (AFC)

Year 2 - 75% of top of Band 4 (AFC)

Fixed term 24 month contract.

Are you looking for a career in Pharmacy, with a nationally recognised qualification?

We are currently recruiting Pre-Registration Trainee Pharmacy Technician Apprentices to complete a GPhC accredited qualification and the Level 3 Pharmacy Technician (Integrated) Apprenticeship Standard.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, ambitious, and self-motivated individual keen to develop their skills to become a registered Pharmacy Technician.

The ideal candidate should have some pharmacy experience or customer care skills. You must demonstrate good communication, organizational skills and have great attention to details.

You will need to be committed to achieving this qualification, balancing work, home life and study.

As part of your training, you will have the exciting opportunity to work in an innovative integrated partnership and gain experience from working in Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust, Surrey Downs Health and Care Community Services, Local GP Practice and Surrey Downs CCG to support your learning with the accredited chosen training provider.

Successful completion of the qualification, apprenticeship and required work experience will make the post holder eligible for registration with the General Pharmaceutical Council as a Pharmacy Technician.

Interested candidates should have minimum academic requirements as follows:

Minimum of four GCSEs (at Grade A*-C/9-4) including Maths, English and at least one Science subject. A Level 2 qualification in Pharmacy is desirable but not essential. Evidence of your qualifications MUST be provided at interview.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NamePriti ShahJob titleLead PharmacyEmail address priti.shah5@nhs.net

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OUR MISSION: 'TO PUT THE PATIENT FIRST BY DELIVERING GREAT CARE TO EVERY PATIENT, EVERY DAY'

There's never been a better time to join the Epsom and St Helier team. Our hospitals are facing a bright and busy future, and our staff have a proven track record in providing high quality, compassionate care for our patients.

Boasting incredible staff benefits and dedicated training schemes, working for us will not only take your career forward, but could help to transform the lives of our patients and visitors.

We offer all employees some fantastic staff benefits, and are the only hospitals in Surrey to offer staff the London high cost area supplement. Our hospitals also benefit from great locations, so whether you're attracted to the bright lights of the city or the countryside of Epsom Downs, both are within easy reach.

FURTHER INFORMATION

**AS THIS POSITION MAY CLOSE EARLIER THAN THE STATED CLOSING DATE IF A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS ARE RECEIVED, YOU ARE ADVISED TO SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION AS SOON AS POSSIBLE**

**PLEASE NOTE THAT WE CONTACT ALL APPLICANTS BY EMAIL THROUGH HEALTH JOBS UK (TRAC). PLEASE CHECK YOUR EMAILS ON A REGULAR BASIS. **

If you do not hear from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been short-listed for interview on this occasion.

ESTH values diversity and is committed to the recruitment and retention of underrepresented minority groups. We particularly welcome applications from black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates, LGBTQ+ candidates and candidates with disabilities.

As a Disability Confident Employer we are working to create a workplace that enables all staff to reach their full potential. We are committed to this because we know that greater diversity and inclusion will lead to an even greater positive impact for the people we serve.

Internal applicants from underrepresented minority groups are encouraged to seek development support such as work shadowing and interview skills coaching. Please contact the recruitment team for more information.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

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