Medicines Administration Pharmacy Technician

Hiring By - Biostaffic


United Kingdom

Job Highlights

Not Disclosed

Entry level

Posted 4 months ago
Job details
BDCFT Acute Inpatient Services have funded some new roles for pharmacy technicians to work on our inpatient wards. Successful candidates will administer medicines to our patients at medication rounds, support admission and discharge medicines reconciliation, provide a full medicines management and optimisation service to the wards and play an important role in the physical healthcare of our inpatients.
The postholder will work closely with pharmacy staff including pharmacists, other pharmacy technicians and assistants.
Full training and support to administer medicines will be provided.
Closing date: 12th March 2024
Shortlisting 13th March 2024
Interviews TBC
To provide medicines management technical pharmacy services in order to improve the quality of patient care within Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust.
Duties Are Varied But Will Include
  • To undertake medication administration rounds
  • To screen patients on admission to the Trust, contacting GPs and / or other healthcare providers to ascertain the patient’s medication history and advising Trust staff of identified discrepancies.
  • To provide smoking cessation advice to inpatients
  • To identify potential pharmaceutical issues that may arise during discharge planning and work with multi-disciplinary teams to resolve.
  • Dispensing and issuing prescriptions, including accuracy checking
  • Providing advice to patients and carers
  • Supplying stock items to dispensaries and wards
  • Assessing patient’s own medicines for use during the inpatient stay
  • Helping to ensure that all activities within the area of work comply with departmental procedures.
Everything we do is underpinned by our core values: -
We Care - We act with respect and empathy, and always value difference
We Listen - We understand people’s views and respond to their individual needs
We Deliver - We develop and provide excellent services and support our partners
We will consider a variety of flexible working arrangements to enable staff to balance their work and home lives and support staff by offering a fantastic range of benefits including :
Increase mileage rates for > 3500
A wide range of health and wellbeing support packages
A range of internal and external development and learning opportunities
Plus many more.
We are also proud to pledge our support to the Armed Forces and hold a Bronze Award in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme.
BDCFT is dedicated to environmental and social sustainability by delivering on the commitments within our Green Plan. All staff are actively encouraged and supported to participate in training and to identify and implement sustainable quality improvement across all service areas and activities.
For further details / informal visits contact: Name: Inderdeep Bal Job title: Education and Training Lead Technician Email address: Telephone number: 01274 363230

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • United Kingdom


  • Entry level

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 13, 2024
Company Overview
Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust
Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust

Current Openings: 0

We care for people of all ages who have community health and mental health and social care needs. We also provide specialist support for people with learning disabilities.
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