Pharmacy Technician Position at NHS Jobs- Apply before 09 February 2024

Website NHS Jobs

Job Title: Pharmacy Technician

Job Details

  • Posting Date: 19 January 2024
  • Salary: £26,000.00 to £30,000.00 per year
  • Hours: Full time
  • Closing Date: 09 February 2024
  • Location: Darlington, DL3 7PL
  • Company: NHS Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Job Reference: U0016-24-0002

Summary We are seeking a dedicated Pharmacy Technician to join our team at NHS Jobs in Darlington, DL3 7PL. As a Pharmacy Technician, you will play a crucial role in medicines reconciliation for patients recently discharged from hospitals. Your responsibilities will include ensuring accurate recording of new medicines on the GP clinical system, updating GP systems with secondary care-initiated medications, and fulfilling medication monitoring requirements.


  • Undertake medicines reconciliation for discharged patients.
  • Monitor creatinine clearance for DOACs and verify correct doses.
  • Collaborate with the PCN for Quality Improvement Projects in medicines management.
  • Address medication queries from GPs, clinicians, and practice staff.
  • Manage care home medication requests and advice.
  • Update dose instructions and ensure patient understanding of new medications.
  • Work independently and within a team, managing competing priorities.
  • Contribute to reduced GP workload and medication costs.
  • Enhance patient safety, medication optimization, and outcomes.


  • Pharmacy Technician NVQ Level 3 or equivalent.
  • Good general education.
  • Satisfactory Disclosure and Barring check.
  • Completion of CPPE pharmacy technician pathway or willingness to undertake suitable training.
  • Registration with the General Pharmaceutical Council.

Professional Development

  • Actively participate in personal and professional development.
  • Adhere to organizational policies, including confidentiality, safeguarding, information governance, and health and safety.


  • Respect patient privacy and adhere to confidentiality policies.
  • Ensure confidential information is shared only with authorized persons.

Equality and Diversity

  • Treat co-workers, patients, and visitors equally, irrespective of gender, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, or religion.

Health and Safety Responsibility

  • Comply with health and safety legislation and the Company Health & Safety Policy.
  • Attend mandatory training requirements.

Special Working Conditions

  • Need a suitable working space at home.
  • Attend the office for meetings and training.
  • Option to work from the office to reduce social and mental health issues.


  • Seek feedback, contribute to service improvement, and participate in business planning.
  • Undertake tasks consistent with the post’s level and scope, delivering work in a timely and effective manner.


  • This job description is a guide to the principal duties and responsibilities, subject to change with the development of services.

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