Location
HMP Newhall
Specialism
Pharmacy
Advertising Salary
£20.22 per hour
Vacancy Type
Casual/Bank
Schedule Type
Part Time

About The Role

As a Pharmacy Technician in the Medicines Management team, you will assist with the provision and delivery of an integrated, safe, legal, high-quality prison pharmaceutical service, taking into consideration, at all times, the need to maintain a high level of security.

You will be required to work within the healthcare department and hold direct patient contact, which will be part be of a comprehensive healthcare package, based on the prison service’s needs.

Within this role, you will be an integral member of the Medicines Management team, which forms part of the wider cluster of Healthcare Services. Practice Plus Group policies and procedures and statutory frameworks governing patient care in a prison setting, will be used in order to deliver the highest standard of care to clients in line with National Guidelines.
 

This is a bank role with a salary of £20.22 per hour.

About You

You will hold NVQ Level 3, BTEC, or equivalent qualifications and have current registration with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPHC) to be considered for this role. You will also have relevant post-qualification experience working within a pharmacy environment and multi-disciplinary team.

You’ll be able to demonstrate assessment skills, including the undertaking of risk assessments and have sound patient counselling skills, treating patients with respect and dignity at all times, adopting a culturally sensitive approach.

If you are self-motivated and able to work autonomously as well as showing plenty of initiative when it comes to handling a wide range of situations, then this could be the right role for you!

About Us

HMP New Hall is a Closed Category prison for female adults located in Flockton, West Yorkshire. The site consist of departments offering healthcare support across primary care, mental health, substance misuse, pharmacy, psychology & psychiatry, opticians, podiatry, physiotherapy, dental services and a management and admin function. Within your role you will be joining a large pharmacy team which is motivated to achieving the very best in health in justice. The team are integrated and work closely as an MDT to achieve the best outcomes for their patient group. HMP New Hall pride themselves in supporting the workforce to develop their skillset. Staff members receive regular supervision and an annual appraisal to explore their existing skillset and look at how the site can support them further within their role to develop. The site is accessible via a bus route from surrounding towns and has secure free staff parking available 24 hours a day. We operate 7 days a week and offer a felexible rolling rota for our pharmacy technicians, the weekend commitment is one weekend in four weeks.  We’re the UK’s leading independent provider of healthcare services in prisons and youth offender establishments. We believe in putting the patient first, regardless of the environment or their history. That’s why we’re proud to deliver quality healthcare in some of the most challenging environments; care that is equal to what you receive in the community. We’re passionate about making a difference in the lives of prisoners by improving their health, securing their wellbeing, and helping to reduce reoffending behaviour. We deliver round-the-clock healthcare to more than 40,000 patients at over 45 prisons of all categories. Prisons are a community like any other and we offer all of the health services any community needs in one place and with a single team. These range from reception health checks on arrival and regular GP services, to help with substance misuse, mental health, chronic or long-term conditions, podiatry, physiotherapy, and optometry.

If you would like to discuss the role further please contact Lead Clinical Pharmacist Laura Willey Laura.Willey@practiceplusgroup.com or Pharmacy Manager Nicola Dobson nichola.dobson@practiceplusgroup.com

We’re the UK’s leading independent provider of healthcare services in prisons and youth offender establishments.

We believe in putting the patient first, regardless of the environment or their history. That’s why we’re proud to deliver quality healthcare in some of the most challenging environments; care that is equal to what you receive in the community. We’re passionate about making a difference in the lives of prisoners by improving their health, securing their wellbeing, and helping to reduce reoffending behaviour.

We deliver round-the-clock healthcare to more than 40,000 patients at over 45 prisons of all categories. Prisons are a community like any other and we offer all of the health services any community needs in one place and with a single team. These range from reception health checks on arrival and regular GP services, to help with substance misuse, mental health, chronic or long-term conditions, podiatry, physiotherapy, and optometry.

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