Pharmacy Technician

Aneurin Bevan Universi
Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport
Competitive salary
08 Jun 2021
11 Jun 2021
Role Type
Start Date
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Aneurin Bevan University Health Board support flexible working.

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Aneurin Bevan University Health Board provides healthcare to the South East of Wales and is committed to safe, high quality care and deliver as much of this at home, or as close to home, as possible.

Within Pharmacy, Aseptic Services are responsible for the development, preparation and supply of unique patient centered medicines, including the preparation of injectable systemic anti-cancer therapy (SACT), parenteral (intravenous) nutrition for neonatal and adult patients plus IV antibiotic therapy. With the advances in medicines that deliver improved outcomes for patients, demand for these critical services have been growing.

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, pro-active and motivated Pharmacy Technician to join our friendly Technical Services Team. The post involves accuracy checking and aseptically preparing a variety of different types of IV medications for patients in a controlled manufacturing environment. A high level of accuracy is required as the post involves measuring ingredients for the manufacture of patient doses. You will need to be able to work efficiently and follow procedures at all times; working proactively on your own or under supervision. Due to the critical nature of our work, you will have to meet the highest standards of discipline, personal hygiene and attention to detail.

This post is likely be included in the Transforming Access to Medicines Service project, this will create a shared Centralised Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Service, to be delivered through 3 regional medicines hubs across Wales. We hope to be in a position to begin formal consultation on the proposed organisational change by early 2022, in line with the All Wales Organisational Change Policy. We would like to emphasise there will be no job losses due to this, further information can be provided by the recruiting manager.

Would you like to be part of a team that has a real supportive and inclusive ethos and sense of community?

The successful applicant must either be registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) or have completed or be in the process of completion of the Level 3 Science Manufacturing Technician apprenticeship scheme.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Closing date: 10th June 2021

For further details / informal visits contact:

Louise Lewis - Senior Pharmacy Technician (email

Rhys Hamer - Principal Pharmacist Production (email

01633 234240

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