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Burton upon Trent

Compounding Unit Operator

At Healthcare at Home we are expanding our Pharmacy operation with the addition of a Compounding Unit. As a key part of this function the Compounding Unit Operator will work as part of a team to prepare, assemble and manufacture medical products for use by our valued patients. 

Healthcare at Home … a little about us...


Our vision is simple, we help our patients have their best day, every day.

Working alongside healthcare providers and Pharmaceutical companies, we ensure first class clinical care in the home to our patients and provide greater insights and efficiencies to our customers.

Delivering through a patient centric approach, coupled with the introduction of user friendly technology, we provide clear visibility of the patient’s adherence and persistence, resulting in improved outcomes. All this contributes to supporting our customers to identify interventions which enables patients to rediscover ‘their normal’ and have their best day every day.


Key Responsibilities:


Customer Services

  • Maintain patient and customer confidentiality in all work areas.
  • Handle basic customer queries (face to face and via telephone) in a polite and professional manner referring where appropriate to relevant members of the production or wider pharmacy team.
  • Communicate with customers on behalf of department supervisors and managers.


Product Manufacture

  • Work in a controlled clean room environment and wear clean room clothing in accordance with local department procedures.
  • Assemble and document starting materials as specified on batch manufacturing and batch packing records.
  • Check assembled starting materials in accordance with the requirements as specified on batch manufacturing records and batch packing records.
  • Disinfect the surfaces of starting materials prior to transfer into clean room areas as required
  • Manufacture medicinal products as required
  • Visually inspect finished products
  • Label and pack finished products ready for final checks and batch release.
  • Pack released products ready to be dispatched.
  • Dispatch released product to customers.
  • Safely dispose of waste materials in line with Trust and department procedures.
  • Transport and deliver released products to wards and departments as required or appropriate.
  • Reconcile, pack and send clean room clothing for laundering.

Stock Maintenance

  • Under the direction of department supervisors and managers ensure adequate stock is available and ordered to ensure the smooth running of the department.
  • Order and receive stock via the pharmacy computer system.
  • To receive stock and put away orders.
  • Identify, investigate and reconcile any stock discrepancies in a timely manner.
  • Ensure stock is rotated and used in accordance with its expiry

Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)

  • Apply and uphold the principles of Good Manufacturing Practice at all times.
  • To ensure that all department and Trust procedures are adhered to
  • Ensure that all documentation and records associated with production activities are clear and legible.
  • Ensure that all procedures are read and understood before undertaking the activity and also any updated procedures are read when issued.
  • To participate and assist in the training of production staff according to the in house training program

Environmental Control

  • Maintain the working environment in a clean and tidy state. This includes production and supporting areas.
  • Ensure environmental conditions are monitored by labelling and setting out settle plates as required in accordance with agreed departmental schedules and assisting in other monitoring and validation activities as appropriate.


  • Ensure all entries on all GMP documents are clearly written and recorded at the time the activity is performed.
  • Appropriately store and file batch manufacturing and batch packing records in line with department procedures

Other duties

  • Under the direction of department supervisors and managers prioritise workload to ensure customer and patient needs and expectations are met.
  • Ensure work areas are kept clean and tidy.
  • Work to and meet deadlines.
  • Participate in formal and informal systems that monitor the performance, assess the competence and identify the potential areas for development of Pharmacy Production services.
  • Participate in the provision of rostered shift working including mornings, evenings, weekend and bank holiday working in accordance with departmental rotas, in order to fulfil contractual obligations and service commitments.
  • Participate as an appraisee in the departmental individual professional development review and KSF competency processes, supporting and working towards identified objectives and training requirements in order to maintain and continuously develop performance
  • Undertake annual mandatory training e.g. manual handling, fire, security, basic life support etc.
  • Undertake any other duties that may reasonably be required as agreed with senior staff.


  • Salary £21,000.00
  • 25 days annual leave + stat
  • Market leading pension 
  • Flexible online benefits portal with numerous discounts and vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme

Healthcare at Home are an equal opportunities employer



Should you have any questions in relation to roles or careers at Healthcare at Home, please contact us. Any one of the recruitment team will be happy to help.

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