Primary Care Pharmacy Technician

Location Croydon
Discipline: Healthcare
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Emma Ansett
Contact email:
Job ref: J5525
Startdate: 29/04/2024

We are delighted to announce that we have a fantastic opportunity for a Pharmacy Technician to join a Primary Care Network team in South London

Job Details

Working hours: 09:00 - 17:30

Contract Type: Permanent

Salary: £28,000 to £30,000 dependent on experience

Setting: Primary Care 

Location: South London

Job Description

Being part of the Pharmacy team consists of 7 members, 3 Pharmacists and 2 technicians. You will be the 3rd technician.

You will provide support to our multidisciplinary team including GPs, Clinical Pharmacists, Paramedics, other clinical staff and reception teams, coordinating discharge summaries and medication reviews, playing a central role in repeat prescribing processes, liaising with our patients, nursing homes, carers, hospital and community pharmacies, responding to medication queries and updating medical records. Data quality checks and audits on prescribing may also be included.

Job Summary:

  • Support the practice team with Chronic Disease management.
  • Support the review of care home procedures, making recommendations for potential improvements.
  • Observe the principles of clinical governance when developing policies, protocols, guidelines, SOPs and procedures.
  • Support practice prescribing budgets by on-going monitoring, audit and analysis of drug use and support practices in reviewing, developing and enhancing cost-effective prescribing. This includes staying aware of latest QIPP and other cost targets.
  • Help review medication with the pharmacists and make recommendations for prescribing changes to improve outcomes and ensure prescribing of the most cost-effective product.
  • Use knowledge of GP computer prescribing systems and community pharmacy dispensing systems to advise on solving problems related to prescribing/dispensing and other areas to develop the skills of practice and pharmacy staff.

Essential Candidate Criteria:

  • NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Pharmacy Service Skills (QCF) plus Level 3 QCF Diploma in Pharmaceutical Science or GPhC accredited

  • Right to work in the UK


  • 2 years post-qualification experience.
  • Experience of dealing with a range of clinical conditions
  • Primary Care experience

Blackstone Benefits 

✅Assigned specialised recruitment consultant

✅Access to exclusive and flexible UK locum and permanent jobs

✅Complete onboarding support

✅Informed tailored career advice

✅Personalised job alerts

✅Unlimited referral bonus

For further information on this role, don't hesitate to contact GEORGE at Blackstone Recruitment on the details provided or APPLY now