Vacancy Detail

Band 5 Pharmacy Technician

Keenan Recruitment are delighted to be recruiting on behalf of the Belfast Trust for a Band 5 Pharmacy Technician to be based in Plenum Building, RVH site.  This post is initially for a period of 6 months, with an hourly rate of £13.12 p/h     

Essential Criteria

  • If qualified after June 2009: BTEC and NVQ Level 3 in Pharmacy Services or equivalent knowledge and competency based qualifications in pharmacy (see below equivalent qualifications) plus a minimum of 18 months relevant work-based experience in the UK under the supervision, direction of a pharmacist for not less than 14 hours per week, OR Technicians holding a BTEC qualification (or equivalent knowledge based qualification) and willing to undertake NVQ level 3 in Pharmacy services plus a minimum of 18 months relevant work-based experience in the UK under the supervision, direction of a pharmacist for not less than 14 hours per week.

  • If qualified before June 2009: BTEC level 3 National certificate in Pharmacy Services or equivalent knowledge based qualification in pharmacy (see below equivalent qualifications) plus a minimum of 18 months relevant work-based experience in the UK under the supervision, direction of a pharmacist for not less than 14 hours per week

  • Hold Accredited Checking Pharmacy Technician (ACPT) certificate or be prepared to undertake other accredited certificate relevant to production or aseptic services.

  • Three years as a qualified pharmacy technician including one year as a pharmacy technician in hospital pharmacy.

  • Be willing to undertake formal training in Good Manufacturing Practice commensurate with the responsibilities of the post.

OR

  • Have a degree in a life science discipline including pharmaceutical science,  microbiology, chemistry, and biology
  • Have at least 3 years’ experience in good distribution practice, medicines manufacturing, aseptic services or medicines procurement.
  • Be willing to undertake formal training in Good Manufacturing Practice commensurate with the responsibilities of the post.

 

Why choose Keenan Recruitment as part of your journey:

  • We are a contracted, top tier supplier of Allied Health Professional staff to the NHS and other public bodies, meaning we receive 100s of jobs for you to pick from throughout Northern Ireland. 
  • A free & confidential financial wellbeing package is offered via an external professional body to all temporary workers, to aid you with your mortgage application, debt and budgeting planning and for pension advice etc. 
  • You will have a dedicated specialist Consultant. Did you know that we have over 30 years experience suppling Allied Health Professional staff to the public service? 
  • Free fit to work certificate (required for NHS work). We will guide you through the process of ensuring you are fully compliant, so you and your Clients are protected. 
  • Career progression opportunities. You can pick and choose the teams that you would like experience in and newly qualified Allied Health Professionals can progress your career through Keenan.
  • Free CV writing service and interview prep offered for when you apply for permanent positions. We fully support you working through Agency as a stepping stone into permanent work. 
  • Testimonials: Please refer to the testimonial section on our website www.keenanrecruitment.co.uk  to read how happy our candidates are working through Keenan. 

For more information on this exciting opportunity or hear of other vacancies  please contact Jen Crossan on T: 02890447144 or email jen.crossan@keenanrecruitment.co.uk for a confidential chat. 

 

Keenan Recruitment is an equal opportunity employer, acting as an Employment Business on behalf of our Clients for temporary work and an Employment Agency for providing permanent employment with our Clients.

Keenan Recruitment is proudly a Corporate Member of REC - 10638 (Recruitment and Employment Confederation) adhering to all current employment legislation.


Location: Belfast | Salary: 13.12 per hour | Job type: Contract | Posted: 05/08/2022