Lechlade Medical Centre

Oak Street, Lechlade, GL7 3RY

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Telephone: 01367 252264

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Vacancy – Pharmacy Technician

Posted on November 22nd, 2021

Pharmacy Technician

• Upper Thames Medical Group
• Location – Cirencester/Lechlade, Gloucestershire
• Salary (plus inclusion in NHS Pension Scheme) £22 – £27K, depending on relevant experience
• Hours – ideally full time but fewer hours considered (minimum 22.5 hours)
• Job share/some home working considered
Job Overview
We are looking for an enthusiastic, patient-focused, and motivated individual to join our existing pharmacist team to provide quality patient-care. We need a person with energy and interest to develop this role through collaborative working.
This is a new and developing role taking advantage of the NHS Network Additional Roles Reimbursement Scheme. We welcome interest from both experienced applicants and newly qualified individuals.
The successful candidate will be working at both of our Practices, with projects ranging from dealing with prescription requests, cost-saving switches to facilitating medication reviews and systems and process improvements. You will be contributing to the overall medicines optimisation programme, acting on best practice from local and national guidelines.
About us
We are made up of two surgeries, the Park Surgery in Cirencester and the Lechlade Medical Centre, and we have a combined patient list of 12,500. We are a team of 5 partners, 6 salaried GPs, Practice Manager and 2 Deputy Practice Managers, an ANP, nurses, HCAs, pharmacists and an excellent administrative team.
We pride ourselves in providing excellent patient centred care, continuous service improvement and a team-based approach. Care, compassion, team working and humour are very important to us. We received a “Good” in the CQC inspection in 2019 and we are a training practice.
Cirencester and Lechlade are steeped in history and are based in an area of outstanding natural beauty. We have good transport links and are near to the M4, M5 and A420 for travel from Oxford, Swindon, Birmingham or Bristol and the local train stations are based at Kemble and Oxford. There are outstanding schools within the area and a wide variety of housing options available.
Benefits:
Opportunity for professional development, provision of protected learning time for all staff, supportive friendly team and multidisciplinary team meetings.

Qualifications
You must be a Pharmacy Technician registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC).
A full driving license is required as travel will be required to the surgeries and care homes
Interested?
For further information and/or to arrange an informal visit, please contact Asmita Khapung (asmita.khapung@nhs.net). Please apply by email or post with CV and covering letter to the Practice Manager, Fiona David: Fiona.david@nhs. 01367 252264 (Lechlade) or 01285 654 733 (Park Surgery).
To view a recent promotional video from Glos CCG – please view https://www.youtube.com/watch?app=desktop&v=TrQY9Hg8B

Closing date: 20th December 2021
Interview date: In the New Year at Lechlade Medical Centre

Opening Times

  • Monday
    08:30 until 18:30
  • Tuesday
    08:30 until 18:30
  • Wednesday
    08:30 until 18:30
  • Thursday
    08:30 until 18:30
  • Friday
    08:30 until 18:30
  • Saturday
    CLOSED
  • Sunday
    CLOSED