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Job reference: 143433
Salary: Band 5 (£28,384 - £35,365)
Job closing date: 11/04/2023
Job Type: Other Therapeutic
Location: Forth Valley Royal Hospital
Employment type: Fixed-term or Secondment
Hours Per Week: 37.5
Job posted date: 28/03/2023
Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Forth Valley
Department: Pharmacy

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*Secondment opportunity / fixed-term for 15 months to cover secondment.

*Secondment Opportunity – Existing permanent employees must first discuss this opportunity with their substantive line manager and complete the secondment request form prior to interview. The secondment request form and the associated secondment policy can be found on the HR/Recruitment intranet pages and must be completed and signed by the substantive line manager.  The Candidate should then take it with them to interview as confirmation that an agreement has been granted.

Due to the secondment of a team member into another post, an exciting opportunity has arisen for the recruitment of an enthusiastic Pharmacy Technician to join our team of Clinical Pharmacy Technicians covering all inpatient admission areas within the acute setting.

Do you want to be part of one of the biggest and most established teams of Clinical Pharmacy Technicians in Scotland? Do you want to be at the forefront of developing the Clinical Pharmacy Service here at Forth Valley Royal and the Clinical Pharmacy Technician role in line with the National Strategy? If so, this is the job for you.

With a focus on patients newly admitted to hospital you will be involved in the transformation of hospital services, working to advance the roles and responsibilities of the Clinical Technician within the wider MDT including development of technician led areas.

Post holders should hold a relevant technical qualification recognised for registration by the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC). You should also hold a nationally recognised PDCT/ACT qualification. Previous experience of the Clinical Pharmacy Technician role is desirable but not essential as full training will be given.​​​​​​​

For an informal chat with regard to the above post, please contact Charlene Murphy, Lead Clinical Pharmacy Technician on 01324 566740 or email me:

The duties of this post require the successful candidate to be a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme.  More information on this scheme can be found at

Please note that the majority of correspondence is sent by e-mail, therefore please check your e-mail regularly (including junk folders) and also your Jobtrain account for updates.

NHS Forth Valley is positive about disabled people and is committed to offering an interview to disabled people who meet the minimum criteria for the job.  Please contact the Recruitment Office on 0330 041 4694 if there are any reasonable adjustments we can make to assist you with your application and/or interview.

NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.

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