Pharmacy Technician Position-NHS Jobs

Website NHS Jobs

Job Title: Pharmacy Technician

Posting Date: 13 December 2023

Salary: £35,100.00 per year

Additional Salary Information: £35,100.00 a year

Hours: Full time

Closing Date: 27 December 2023

Location: Southend-on-sea, SS39DL

Company: NHS Jobs

Job Type: Permanent

Job Reference: A5506-23-0040

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We are seeking a dedicated Pharmacy Technician to join our team at NHS Jobs in Southend-on-sea. As a key member, you will contribute to the management and development of prescribing systems, ensuring safe, effective, and quality prescribing within our network. Collaborating with the PCN Clinical Pharmacist, you will lead individual prescribing projects, audits, and serve as the primary contact for complex prescribing queries.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Support the management and development of prescribing systems.
  • Work closely with the PCN Clinical Pharmacist on prescribing projects.
  • Develop strong relationships with local community pharmacies.
  • Act as a lead contact for complex prescribing queries.
  • Assist in training new Pharmacy Technicians.
  • Support member surgeries with CQC measures and PCN-driven targets.
  • Assist the Operations Manager with clinical administration.

For more detailed information, please refer to the attached job description.

Person Specification:


  • Extensive experience in relevant clinical practice.
  • Previous Pharmacy Technician experience.
  • Portfolio evidence of Continuous Professional Development.
  • Delegation and supervision experience.
  • Effective teamwork within a multidisciplinary setting.
  • Prioritization and effective time management.
  • Experience in managing change and conflict situations.


  • Essential: NVQ Level 3 / BTECH in pharmacy services or equivalent.
  • Essential: Accredited Checking Technician Qualification.


  • Experience in Audit.
  • Additional Accredited Checking Technician Qualification.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check:

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975. A submission for Disclosure will be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Note: This job description is not exhaustive but outlines the main areas of responsibility. The role is expected to evolve to meet the changing needs of the service.

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To apply for this position, please submit your application before the closing date of 27 December 2023. For detailed instructions on the application process, please visit NHS Jobs.

NHS Jobs is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds.