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Radiopharmacy Technician

Band 4

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Radiopharmacy Production Technician
Band 4
37.5 hours per week (Full Time 37.5 hours per week)
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University Hospital of Wales
£21,892 - £24,157 per annum
Salary period
04/03/2021 23:59



Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (the UHB) is a Smoke Free Health Board. Smoking is banned across all of the UHB sites. Staff are therefore not able to smoke in the hospital grounds or on any other UHB premises.


The UHB reserves the right to close this vacancy after 24 hours if a large number of suitable applications are received. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post.


Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.


We are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We welcome applications from everyone and actively seek a diverse range of applicants. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential no matter their disability, sex, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief, pregnancy and maternity or marriage and civil partnership status.


Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English


The Medical Physics Department at University Hospital of Wales is looking for a Radiopharmacy Production Technician.

The Radiopharmacy is located at the University Hospital Wales Heath site and supplies seven NHS Trusts with Radiopharmaceuticals. Around 13,000 ready to use radiopharmaceutical injections are supplied on an annual basis.

A new radiopharmacy facility is on the horizon so the successful candidate would be joining at an exciting time as we look to develop a new facility to enable us to expand the services including research and therapies.  

The successful candidate will work within a team of dedicated Radiopharmacy professionals who deliver an excellent service to our patients and external customers. The team ensure that quality standards are met by following Good Manufacturing Practise and effective utilisation of our Quality Management Systems.  

The Radiopharmacy Technician role is a critical role helping to prepare safe and effective radiopharmaceuticals to all our customers and patients. We welcome applications from candidates keen to develop their skills and help deliver a key service to our patients and customers.

An informal visit or telephone conversation is highly recommended to further discuss this exciting opportunity as we look to grow our team and service.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Closing Date:  4th March 2021

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Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Welsh language skills are desirable

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Further details / informal visits contact

Marc Sutton, Head of Radiopharmacy on telephone number 02920 742009 or via e-mail  

Kristian Edginton Production Manager on telephone number 02920 744556  or via e-mail