Pharmacy Technician

Hiring By - Biostaffic


United Kingdom

Job Highlights

Not Disclosed

Entry level

Posted 4 months ago
Job details
Job Introduction
Join our friendly team as a Pharmacy Technician at CRG Medical Services based in HMP Prison, Chelmsford.
Playing an integral role within our prison service, which aims to ensure primary care is at the heart of our everyday role, you will assist in the delivery of a high quality pharmacy service to the prison population.
Main Responsibility
  • The post holder will work as an effective member of the Pharmacy team in providing healthcare services, including medication administration to the patients.
  • They will assist in the delivery of a high quality pharmacy service, providing medicines management services to assist in tackling identified inequalities within the prison.
  • The post holder will also provide pharmacy related information to patients, prison officers and other healthcare professionals, ensuring that the level of advice given is appropriate to need.
  • The role requires autonomous function and within the scope of competency, whilst being a support and resource to less experienced members of staff.
  • Assist with the implementation and development of pharmacy support to all the residential wings in the prison which includes, where appropriate, advising patients on the correct use of medication.
  • Maintain clear and comprehensive, signed and contemporaneous records both written and electronic.
  • Recognise signs and symptoms of drug and alcohol withdrawal and support patients with substance misuse problems, support patients who are distressed and could be at risk of harming themselves or others or could be at risk of suicide
  • Communicate effectively with other team members, prison staff and external agencies both verbally and written
  • Undertake all mandatory and additional training as identified
  • Use and encourage others to be familiar with the security systems within the prison
  • Undertake all duties as required of a Pharmaceutical Professional in HMP Chelmsford and to comply with the competencies, knowledge and skills framework of the Department of Health
The Ideal Candidate
Person Specification
  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills
  • Ability to build and develop relationships
  • Must be confident and capable of autonomous practice and able to work independently
Essential Experience / Qualifications
  • Qualified with an NVQ Level 3, BTEC or equivalent
  • Registered Pharmacist Technician with current General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) membership
  • All candidates are subject to prison vetting checks
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a multi professional team within a fast-paced environment
Desirable Experience
  • Experience in a Prison environment
  • Experience of working as part of a multi-disciplinary team
Package Description
As “Pharmacy Technician”, you’ll be part of our valued team: 
  • Competitive salary of £27,000.00 depending on experience with group pension
  • Membership of My Reward Hub, giving you access to discounts on everyday purchases like grocery shopping as well as cashback and voucher offers for treats for you and those special to you
  • Access to your wages as you earn them to help cover life’s emergencies and avoid overdraft fees or high interest rates
  • Online and face to face help with your mental and physical wellbeing – from healthy recipes and activity challenges through to post trauma support, legal, debt and life management help, as well career coaching and counselling
  • Access to eLearning, bespoke career pathways and opportunities for continuing professional development through our ‘Outstanding’ learning and development team, The Learning Enterprise
  • An open, just culture where you’re encouraged to have and implement ideas which can help us deliver our purpose: changing lives through transforming health and care – backed up by at least £100,000 of ringfenced innovation funding each year
About The Company
We change lives by transforming health and care.
Established in 2006 we are one of the UK's leading independent providers of community health and care services, working with health and care commissioners and communities to transform services with a focus on experience, efficiency and improved outcomes. We deliver and transform adult and children community health services, primary care services including urgent care, sexual health, dermatology and MSK services as well as adult social care and wellbeing services. Across England, we support communities of many millions and directly help more than half a million people each year - guided by our simple values: we care, we think, we do.
We're committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from a broad, diverse range of people who want to join our team. We’re a Disability Confident Committed company, so we work to provide facilities, work environment adjustments and technical solutions to be as inclusive of everyone.
While it doesn’t happen often, sometimes a role is very popular, and we’ll need to close it earlier than the date we’ve shown here. If you’re keen to join our team, we’d love to hear from you so please apply as soon as you can.
As you’d expect, safeguarding and protecting the children, young people and vulnerable adults that we work with is of the utmost importance so we have policies and procedures in place to promote safeguarding and safer working practices and everyone who joins the team is subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks.
Finally, we need to let you know that the company you’ll work for is part of HCRG Care Group Holdings Limited and by applying for this job we’ll need to process and hold information about you. If you would like to know a little more about how we use your information, please see our website's privacy policy.

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • United Kingdom


  • Entry level

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 15, 2024
Company Overview
HCRG Care Group
HCRG Care Group

Current Openings: 0

HCRG Care Group changes lives by transforming health and care. One of the UK’s largest providers of community health and care services, HCRG Care Group partners with the NHS and local authorities to transform and deliver intermediate care, primary care, pathway and diagnostic services such as dermatology, as well as public health services in communities including Devon, Bath and North East Somerset, Wiltshire, Surrey, Kent, Essex and Lancashire.
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