Pharmacy Technician - Rotational - Band 5

St Peter Port, Guernsey, Crown Dependencies
GY1 1AX
Pay
£ 30400 - 38950 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Newly qualified, Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
18 May 2020
Closes
22 Jun 2020

Job Description

We are seeking a dedicated and committed Band 5 Pharmacy Technician to join the busy Pharmacy service on the beautiful Island of Guernsey, in the Channel Islands .

You will rotate across the Pharmacy service covering dispensing (for in and out-patients), manufacturing, aseptic preparation, radio-pharmacy, Medicines Management and ward services to the hospital.

The key areas of focus are completing general dispensary duties for inpatients, outpatients and satellite units; participating in dispensing of cytotoxic and aseptic preparations, parenteral nutrition, radio pharmacy, and medicines management on the wards.

If you are currently working in Medicines management and would enjoy the variation a rotational role will bring then training will be provided in the areas of Aseptic Dispensing and Radiopharmacy.

If you are currently working in Aseptics and would like to branch out into Medicines Management, you will again be supported with the relevant training.

Please note; Guernsey has adopted the AfC banding system, but have applied their own salary scale.

The current Guernsey Band 5 salary is up to £37,676 plus an annual bonus of £1,286 and higher penalty rates; 36% evening/Saturday and 72% Sunday/BH.

Annual leave starts at 36 days up to 42 days with full credit for any NHS service for annual leave and sick leave.

The island of Guernsey is in the Channel Islands and has a population of 65,000. It has some of Britain's finest and best-kept beaches , an especially mild and sunny climate , and an offbeat, historic harbour town in St. Peter's Port, the island's capital.

This unique integrated health service delivers a diverse range of services including diagnosing and treating patients in the island's acute hospital complex, and supporting people with in the wider community.

Guernsey provides an excellent Pharmacy service, supported by modern equipment and reliant on Technicians recruited to a high standard.

Person requirements:

Pharmacy Technician with full registration with the GPhC.

At least one year's post-registration experience

Willing and able to support students and assist in the orientation of new qualified Pharmacy staff.

The benefits of working in Guernsey include:

- A higher-than-UK salary.

- A £11,144 bonus scheme; £1,286 at completion of 1 & 3 years service and £4,286 at 2 & 4 years (ongoing annual bonus thereafter)

- A flat rate 20% income tax.

- No Council tax or VAT

- A relocation payment of £5,000*

- Three months initial free accommodation*

- On-site Staff Accommodation or a generous allowance for private rental accommodation*

- A continental lifestyle, where the people are friendly, and crime is very low.

*Full T&C in relocation directive

For an insight into Jarrodean as a Consultancy and for a summary of all current roles visit jarrodean.com

If this role is not for you, please remember we offer a generous £500 Bonus for any successful friend or colleague referrals.

Ref: APHT124/GY

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