Pharmacy Technician |£29000 - £35000 per annum
South East

I am currently recruiting for a permanent Pharmacy Technician to work at a prison based near Staines.

Working in a team delivering in-house pharmaceutical services, your duties will include:

– Assist with the implementation and development of pharmacy support to all treatment rooms/clinic areas where medication is administered from in the prison which includes where appropriate counselling of patients on the correct use of medication.

– Administer medicines to offenders against a valid prescription on the house blocks

– Ensure clinical notes are always maintained to the agreed standard and that clients are appropriately assessed, admitted, care planned and discharged.

– Where set up, assist in the delivery of specialist services to prisoners e.g., smoking cessation, weight management, In Possession risk assessment clinics, medicines reconciliation, discharge planning.

– Ensure that Controlled drugs are stored and recorded in line with necessary procedures immediately escalating any problems to the Pharmacist and Head of Healthcare as soon as they are detected.

– Assist in the delivery of a timely and efficient medicines management service with responsibility for ensuring safe and appropriate access to medicines

– Issuing of ‘In Possession’ medicines where appropriate to prisoners in order to provide information in relation to medicines management, side effects and general medical advice.

– Ensure that clinical areas/treatment rooms areas are suitably maintained and that any unnecessary stock is removed from rooms that do not need to be there.

-Identifying and investigation of patients who have shown poor compliance for their Non in possession medication (non-IP).

– Re-ordering stock items from AAH and other relevant pharmaceutical suppliers/wholesalers and carrying out CD Balance checks

– Re-ordering medication for patients that are non-IP and ensuring that a patient does not go without their medication

This is a full time role working a 5 days out of 7 shift pattern.

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