Specialism
Pharmacy
Advertising Salary
£19.10 per hour
Vacancy Type
Bank
Schedule Type
Variable Hours

About The Role

Bank yourself a new or additional position!
Are you looking for some additional working hours or to gain experience working in a custodial setting?

We are currently looking for a Bank Pharmacy Technician within HMP Channings Wood, a category C male prison that holds 650+ prisoners. HMP Channings Wood has residential units and a full healthcare unit.

Working as a Bank Pharmacy Technician offers you flexibility and workplace variety. You would also be assisting the wider permanent team, covering for planned and unplanned absences.

The role involves working closely with a multi-disciplinary team to deliver high-quality pharmacy service to the prison population.

You can expect to provide medicines management services to assist and support the primary care team to deliver effective clinical intervention. In addition, you will provide pharmacy related information to patients, prison officers, and other healthcare professionals ensuring the appropriate level of advice is given.

The role requires the ability to administer medication and manage processes to support patients in managing their own in-possession medications effectively.

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 Channings Wood is a category C adult male prison situated near the market town of Newton Abbot located in the beautiful village of Denbury. It's within 3 miles of the Newton Abbot train station.

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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