Pharmacy Assistant Position at Aneurin Bevan University Health Board- Apply now

Website Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

Job Details

Posting Date: 21 February 2024

Salary: £23,159.00 to £24,701.00 per year

Additional Salary Information: £23,159.00 – £24,701.00 a year

Hours: Full time

Closing Date: 17 March 2024

Location: Newport, NP20 2UB

Company: NHS Jobs

Job Type: Permanent

Job Reference: H9040-24-0363

Job Summary

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board, committed to safe, high-quality care, is hiring a Pharmacy Assistant to join its Technical Services Team. The Production Unit focuses on aseptic preparation, development, and supply of patient-centered medicines. The role includes preparing injectable systemic anti-cancer therapy and parenteral nutrition for neonatal and adult patients. The Transforming Access to Medicines (TRAMS) NHS Wales programme aims to establish a shared Pharmacy Technical Service, creating a Centralised Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Service across Wales.

The successful applicant will undergo NVQ Level 2 in Aseptic Preparation and a Pre and In-process accuracy checking course.

Main Duties

Enthusiastic and motivated Pharmacy Assistant for a controlled manufacturing environment.

Aseptically prepare various injectable medications, ensuring accuracy in ingredient measurement.

Work efficiently, following procedures, either independently or under supervision.

Maintain high standards of discipline and attention to detail due to the critical nature of the work.

Desirable: Ability to speak Welsh.

About Us

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is a multi-award-winning NHS organization dedicated to caring. With a workforce of over 16,000, it provides integrated acute, primary, and community care to a population of 650,000. The health board offers a benefits package, extensive training, flexible working, and a commitment to promoting a healthy work-life balance.

Our Clinical Futures strategy aims to enhance care closer to home and provide high-quality hospital care when needed. Join us on our journey to pioneer new ways of working and deliver a world-class healthcare service fit for the future.

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