Pharmacy Technician - HMP Hewell
Redditch, Hereford & Worcs
Are you looking for a job where no 2 days are the same? Have you ever thought about working in a prison pharmacy? Care UK manage the healthcare services at HMP Hewell; we are the Health in Justice market leader, providing healthcare services to offenders across the country. Our model of care is our Wellbeing Approach – an integrated, comprehensive approach in recognition of the fact prisoners are a socially-excluded group with healthcare needs which are complex and often associated with poor outcomes. It adopts the premise no single health/wellbeing factor can be taken in isolation of other motivational issues which might impact a person’s care. To ensure the continued quality of care, we’re looking for Pharmacy Technicians to come and join our team and work in the healthcare department. Want to know more about HMP Hewell? This prison covers 2 sites – a closed category B male remand and a category D male open prison, with an operational capacity of 1,104. In the main closed site, there are six main house block residential units. There is a twenty bed inpatient unit covered 24hrs a day, with 24 hour nursing cover. The prison is operated by Her Majesty’s Prison Service. What will you be doing? As a Pharmacy Technician, 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 Pharmacy Team, which forms part of the wider cluster of Healthcare Services. Care UK 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. You'll be required to accept certain activities in relation to the day to day operational management of their unit and as such must ensure that they are trained and competent to take on these additional responsibilities. Job responsibilities You will hold NVQ Level 3, BTEC or equivalent requirements and must have a current registration with the General Pharmaceutical Council. You will also have relevant post-registration background working within a multi-disciplinary team. Salary and Benefits The salary for this role is up to £26,000 per annum – dependent on background (pro-rata for part time) Care UK benefits include training & development opportunities, company contributory pension scheme, 25 days annual leave (pro-rata for part time) plus eight public bank holidays, staff well-being, cycle to work scheme and free onsite parking. We are also proud to support our employees with continued professional development opportunities and further education. More info This is a full time role, working 37.5 hours per week across seven days on a rotational basis including weekends and public holidays, no nights. Part time roles will also be considered. Please note that offers of employment are subject to Care UK Terms and Conditions and receipt of satisfactory references, enhanced DBS check and prison vetting (arranged locally by the prison). At Care UK we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities.
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