Pharmacy Technician Position at NHS Jobs

Website NHS Jobs

Job Title: Pharmacy Technician

Company: NHS Jobs

Location: Manchester, M32 0PA

Job Type: Permanent

Job Reference: A4025-24-0000

Posting Date: 16 January 2024

Closing Date: 28 February 2024

Salary: Negotiable

Hours: Full Time


Join our team at NHS Jobs in Manchester as a Pharmacy Technician. In this permanent, full-time position, you’ll play a vital role in ensuring effective medicines use through patient-facing and supporting responsibilities. Your tasks will include issuing repeat prescriptions, carrying out medicines optimization, supporting medication reviews, and reconciling medications. You will collaborate with patients, ensuring their understanding and effective use of medicines.

Key Responsibilities:

Conduct patient-facing roles to facilitate shared decision-making conversations.

Issue repeat prescriptions and perform medicines optimization tasks, such as checking inhaler technique.

Support medication reviews and medicines reconciliation for new patients.

Collaborate with local community pharmacists and specialists for patient care.

Provide lifestyle advice, service information, and assistance in addressing health inequalities.

Take a central role in implementing national prescribing policies and guidance.

Support initiatives for antimicrobial stewardship to reduce inappropriate antibiotic prescribing.

Contribute to the delivery of medicines optimization and management incentive schemes.

Participate in patient safety audits.

Qualifications and Skills:

Accredited Pharmacy Technician qualification.

Strong consultation skills.

Knowledge of national prescribing policies.

Familiarity with antimicrobial stewardship practices.

Excellent organizational and communication skills.

If you are passionate about enhancing patient care through effective medicines management and thrive in a dynamic healthcare environment, we encourage you to apply. Make a difference in the community and contribute to the success of NHS Jobs.

To Apply:

Please submit your application by [28 February 2024]. Include your CV and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and qualifications. Use the job reference [A4025-24-0000] in your application.

NHS Jobs is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals.

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