Technician Pharmacy

Swansea University

Salary: Grade 6 £28,131 – £31,502 per annum pro rata together with NEST pension benefits

Contract: Fixed Term until 25th September 2024

Hours: Part time 21 Hours a week (Pro rata for term time only, 36 weeks a year)

Location: The position will be primarily based at Singleton campus. Travel to other campuses may be required based on business and/or operational needs.

To deliver its sustainable top 30 ambition Swansea University needs a professional services workforce with the differentiated skills necessary to ensure that it can deliver excellence through efficient and effective systems and processes that harness innovations in technology.

The Faculty of Medicine, Health & Life Science draws together a wide range of healthcare disciplines, including Graduate Entry Medicine, Physician Associates, Nursing, Midwifery, Social Care, Social Policy and Psychology. We are the largest provider of health care education in Wales, providing an exciting and dynamic environment in which to study and further an academic or professional career. Our mission is to conduct high quality international research that meets the needs of the people of south-west Wales and beyond.

The Technical Team provides support for a wide range of services/facilities, which includes Desktop/Server & AV support, Simulation, Clinical Skills, Virtual Reality, Research, etc.  This is an exciting opportunity for a skilled individual to join a highly successful and motivated Technical Team that delivers exceptional support to its end users, which will involve working closely with technical team colleagues, professional services staff, academic staff and students. 

The Technician (Pharmacy) within the Faculty is responsible for supporting and maintaining the Faculties Teaching and/or Research facilities and associated processes; ensuring the faculty has a resilient, compliant and fit for purpose technical environment equipped to deliver the business needs efficiently and effectively.

The post holder as part of the Faculty’s Technical, Infrastructure and Environment team, and in collaboration with colleagues from other University Directorates and Professional Services Units, to implement the operational plans associated with their respective environment ensuring alignment and connection to other Faculties, Professional Service Units and overarching strategies and plans to enhance efficiencies and quality.

The Technician (Pharmacy) will work closely with Faculty’s staff members, and colleagues within other Professional Services Units/Faculties, to ensure the effective day to day running of their respective environment; inclusive of Faculty specific equipment, consumables and other systems required to deliver the Faculty’s teaching and research endeavours. This will be achieved by engaging with a network of individuals inclusive of the Faculty Technical team, other University staff and suppliers. Potential candidates should ideally have a laboratory based background in biochemistry, microbiology, or other relevant life science discipline.

Promoting the values and behaviours of the university, enhancing efficiency, effectiveness, quality, sustainability and inclusivity within the faculty, the post holder will put our students, staff, collaborators and community at the heart of the University, helping to deliver a culture and outcomes that we can all be proud of. 

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