Education and training
Education and training is a key priority of the pharmacy department with over 20 trainees rotating through various areas within pharmacy and the Trust. The education and training team is committed to delivering high quality education and training and strives to offer innovative ways to produce highly skilled pharmacy staff who provide excellent healthcare and health improvements for our patients.
We currently take part in the steering groups for the 5 year MPharm as well as acting as a pilot site for Integrated Training for Pre-Registration Pharmacy Technicians. We also offer the Level 2 Pharmacy Services Assistant Apprenticeship for those looking to pursue a career in pharmacy.
Pre-registration pharmacists (PRP)
We currently offer 7 full-time TP positions, with a further 2 TP positions split with Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust.
For more information on the TP Program please click here
TP recruitment is a national process via the Oriel system: https://www.oriel.nhs.uk
Pre-registration trainee pharmacy technicians (PTPT)
We currently offer 8 full-time PTPT positions who will work towards obtaining the BTEC Level 3 Diploma in the Principles and Practice for Pharmacy Technicians qualification and will rotate through various services within the North Mid pharmacy department as well as cross sector into community pharmacy and care homes within the local area.
We are proud to be a part of the Health Education England (HEE) National PTPT Integrated Training pilot having secured one of the 48 funded places nationally. This will enable us to develop PTPTs with a broader skillset, allowing them to better support service delivery to patients and the public across all healthcare systems and sectors.
Applications for 2022 are now open.
Pharmacy summer students
We currently select 2, third-year pharmacy students for a voluntary a 4-week placement over the summer period. This placement gives the selected candidate experience of hospital pharmacy and secondary care.
Applications for summer 2022 are now closed.
We offer the Level 2 Pharmacy Services Assistant Apprenticeship to those looking to pursue a career in pharmacy. Our apprenticeship programme is aimed to improve staff recruitment, training and retention and have enabled many of our local community to receive training and development opportunities.
Please check https://www.healthjobsuk.com/ for current pharmacy apprenticeship vacancies. For more information on other apprenticeships within the Trust check our website.