Location
West Yorkshire HMP Wealstun
Specialism
Pharmacy
Advertising Salary
Up to £42,000 per annum depending on experience
Vacancy Type
Permanent
Schedule Type
Full Time

About The Role

I help make a difference

Are you an experienced Pharmacy Technician?

Do you have the passion to make a difference to patients?

We have an exciting opportunity to join our multidisciplinary team at HMPWealstun.

HMP Wealstun is a Category C men's prison, located near the village of Thorp Arch in West Yorkshire. Which is based 30 minute from Leeds, and 5 minutes from the A1 just off Boston Spa. Working shift patterns cover a variety of hours between 7.30am – 5.30pm. The site currently has departments for Mental Health, Substance misuse, Primary care and admin.

With an unrelenting focus on quality and an innovative approach to patient centred care, our dedicated team of healthcare professionals will always put the patient first, no matter what.

We are seeking a Lead Pharmacy Technician with excellent attention to detail to work within our healthcare team.

Based in HMP Wealstun, you will have the opportunity to make a difference to the health, well-being and rehabilitation of offenders within the establishment. You will lead a team of support staff and work closely with a range of clinicians and non-clinicians from Primary Care, Mental Health and other health partners in ensuring effective delivery of pharmacy services.

Registration with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) Is essential, along with the ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
You will have experience  of leading and managing a team and a strong focus on continuous improvement for processes and procedures.

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 will have experience in leading and managing a team and a strong focus on continuous improvement for processes and procedures. You’ll have a flexible approach to working within a team that encourages new ideas. 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!

This is a full time role working 37.5 hours per week. The salary for this vacancy is up to £42,000 per annum depending on experience.

About Us

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 well-being, and helping to reduce re-offending 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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