Band 6 Pharmacy Technician

Location North London
Discipline: Healthcare
Job type: NHS Locum
Salary: £24 to £26 per hour
Contact name: Emma Ansett
Contact email:
Job ref: J5673
Startdate: 03/06/2024

Job Details:

Banding: 6

Hourly Rate: £24 to £26 per hour

Working hours: Monday to Friday 37.5 hours

Payment Method: Direct Engagement

Contract Type: Locum

Contract Length: 3 months minimum

Job Summary:

  • To provide pharmaceutical services which includes, the issuing, dispensing and final checking of prescriptions for Barnet, Enfield & Haringey service users.
  • To provide pharmaceutical advice to patients and/or carers.
  • Responsible for day to day supervision of junior staff when requested by the dispensary manager.
  • To hold and maintain technician accuracy checking qualification.
  • Required to work independently without direct supervision from senior colleagues.
  • To be a MMT
  • To hold the Accredited Checking Pharmacy Scheme (ACPT) qualification and keep up to date with current training developments and maintaining the accreditation through re-validation at the required time if required
  • Communicate with service users and other healthcare professionals, including counseling patients and carers on the use of their medication as required.
  • Use ePMA
  • Accurately transcribe prescription information onto the pharmacy stock control system then dispense the item following standard operating procedures
  • Deputises for the Dispensary Manager where relevant.
  • Assists the Dispensary Manager with induction, training and development of staff working within the section/department.
  • Supports the Dispensary Manager in ensuring that Trust Policies and Procedures are adhered to.

Essential Candidate Criteria:

  • BTEC/NVQ 3 in Pharmaceutical Service
  • Registered as a practicing pharmacy technician with the General Pharmaceutical Council
  • Accredited Checking Pharmacy Technician 
  • Significant post qualification hospital pharmacy experience
  • Controlled drug legislation
  • Education and training of pharmacy staff
  • Experience with pharmacy labelling and stock control systems
  • Supervision of new of junior staff

Blackstone Benefits: 

✅Assigned specialised recruitment consultant

✅Access to exclusive and flexible UK locum and permanent jobs

✅Complete onboarding support

✅Framework Rates

✅Informed tailored career advice

✅Personalised job alerts

✅Unlimited referral bonus

✅Prompt payroll

For further information on this role, please contact Emma Ansett at Blackstone Recruitment on the details provided or APPLY now