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Band 5/6
Fixed term: 12 months ending in December 2021
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
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Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
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Tunbridge Wells Hospital
Tunbridge Wells
£31,365 - £37,890 pa pro rata
Salary period
30/09/2020 23:59

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Chief Pharmacy Technician - Pharmacy IT Systems

Band 5/6

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a hard-working, highly motivated Senior Technician to join the friendly and progressive pharmacy team at MTW.

This post would be suitable for an individual who is looking to develop their IT and system management skills. Your role will involve the provision of operational service support for a wide array of pharmacy systems, including the Pharmacy Stock Control System, the Prescription Tracking System and the two departmental dispensing robots. You will lead on the development and renewal of SOPs in relation to the use and management of the systems, providing daily checks to ensure systems are operating as expected. You will also be responsible for access management to create, amend and remove user profiles and to reset passwords etc. You will be expected to maintain drug files on the pharmacy stock control system ensuring compliance with all regulation and reporting requirements and system standards on the server, through the uploading of the MDDF database.

You will also have the opportunity to work within a friendly, motivated team of pharmacists, technicians, pharmacy assistants, MMPTs, pre-reg pharmacists and trainee technicians. You will engage stakeholders from suppliers and liaise with Trust IT to ensure the resolution of incidents and requests. You will also work closely with the Pharmacy Senior Management team to compile and create Crystal Reports and validate data where required

Please note that appointment to this post will be subject to a satisfactory Disclosure & Barring Service Check at enhanced level. (Enhanced level now includes regulated checks against vulnerable adults and children)

 We are passionate in supporting our staff to develop and have great opportunities for career progression. We take equality and diversity seriously and seek to empower all diverse groups within our trust. We seek to develop a culture where diversity in all its forms is celebrated. We are committed to ensuring that women are empowered to work at all levels of management and that working patterns are as flexible as possible giving all members of staff opportunity to flourish in using their skills for our patients. We work across our trust to enable those who consider themselves to have a disability both visible and invisible to have access to all they need to thrive in their work environment. We work with Stonewall to embed an inclusive and accepting culture for all lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender staff. We have 78 nationalities working in our trust and we are proud of this. We are active in embracing the ethnic and cultural diversity in our trust. We work to empower people with any protected characteristic to have opportunities to work in an environment that helps them to contribute to the best of their ability, recognising and valuing the unique contributions each of us brings for best quality care and service to our patients. We are committed to supporting the delivery of the Equality Act with zero tolerance for any discrimination, harassment or victimisation of applicants and staff with these protected characteristics

Closing Date: Wednesday 30th September 2020

Interviews: To be confirmed 

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Christopher Sands
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Chief Pharmacy Technician - Pharmacy IT Services & EPMA
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