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Procurement/Patient Services Pharmacy Technician (Accredited Checking Technician (ACPT) & Medicines Management)

Band 5

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Band 5
Permanent: Permanant
37.5 hours per week (Full Time 37.5 hours per week)
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Royal Gwent Hospital
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum
Salary period
15/04/2021 23:59

If you are successful at interview for this post you will receive your conditional offer of appointment and information pack via email.


We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post. If you are short listed for this post, you will be contacted via your email account you used to apply for this post, therefore please check your account regularly.


Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English


Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.


Aneurin Bevan University Health Board support flexible working.

Please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any time should it be filled via the internal redeployment process


Aneurin Bevan University Health Board (ABUHB) Pharmacy is delighted to offer an exciting opportunity to apply for a Band 5, Pharmacy Technician Procurement/Patient Services Technician.

 We are looking for a conscientious and adaptable candidate with excellent interpersonal and communication skills to join our friendly Pharmacy team at Royal Gwent Hospital (RGH). You must be enthusiastic and motivated, with an ability to multitask and work in a high-paced environment. Experience of working with procurement systems, as well as an awareness of pharmacy automation and clinical services would also be beneficial.

 Candidates should have previous experience of providing a medicines management service to a clinical area and hold an accredited checking technician qualification (or working towards these necessary skills). The role will be varied, covering procurement, acute wards and dispensary sessions at RGH.

You must have a dispensing qualification – BTEC, NVQ Level 3 in Pharmaceutical Sciences (or equivalent) and you must be a registered technician with a GPhC Membership Number to apply for this post.

You will work closely with, and be supported by, the Senior Pharmacy Technicians, to continue your development in pharmacy practice.

ABUHB is an integrated organisation providing acute, community and mental health services. Our ambitious and challenging agenda aims for excellence in all that we do. Life-long learning and post-graduate education is encouraged and will be actively supported. RGH is an 450-bed hospital situated in Newport, just 11 miles from Cardiff and close to the Brecon Beacons and South Wales coastline.

We are willing to consider flexible working solutions and would encourage an informal visit.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Closing date: 15th April 2021

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Welsh language skills are desirable

Documents to download

Apply online now

Further details / informal visits contact

John Glover, Senior Technician, Procurement
01633 238068