Pharmacy Technician

Location East Sussex
Discipline: Healthcare
Job type: NHS Locum
Salary: £18 to £25 per hour
Contact name: Emma Ansett
Contact email:
Job ref: J5836
Startdate: 22/07/2024

Job Details:

Banding: 4/5/6

Hourly Rate: £18 to £25 (dependent on banding)

Working hours: Monday to Friday 37.5 hours a week (will consider part time / minimum of 3 days a week)

Payment Method: Direct Engagement 

Contract Type: Locum

Contract Length: 3 months minimum

Job Summary:

  • Working as member of the Dispensary pharmacy team providing a safe and effective service to a variety of patients within the hospital and outside units. Striving with the multidisciplinary team to resolve queries as they arise.
  • For the Band 6 position: Accuracy checking to support the dispensary workflow with a weekly rota checking slot.
  • Taking an up-to-date accurate medication history for all patients and working with the multidisciplinary team.
  • To dispense in-patient and out-patient prescriptions and discharge summaries in accordance with departmental guidelines.
  • To assist with the daily stock checks and specified items.
  • To ensure goods are stored under the appropriate conditions and stocks are rotated.
  • To evaluate returned pharmaceuticals from wards and departments for suitability to re-issue in line with departmental guidelines.
  • To ensure that adequate levels of consumable items used in the course of dispensing are available and to top-up these items as necessary.

Essential Candidate Criteria:

  • BTEC/NVQ 3 in Pharmaceutical Service
  • Registered as a practicing pharmacy technician with the General Pharmaceutical Council
  • For Band 6 position, must be an Accredited Checking Pharmacy Technician.
  • Dispensary experience essential.

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