Pharmacy Technician Required – NHS Jobs

Website NHS Jobs

Job Title: Pharmacy Technician

Posting Date: 27 December 2023

Salary: £27,000.00 to £29,000.00 per year

Additional Salary Information: £27,000.00 – £29,000.00 a year

Hours: Full-time

Closing Date: 17 January 2024

Location: Wirral, CH49 0AB

Company: NHS Jobs

Job Type: Permanent

Job Reference: A3984-23-0003

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Summary: Join our team at NHS Jobs as a Pharmacy Technician, contributing to the well-being of patients through effective medicines use and shared decision-making conversations. This permanent, full-time position is based in Wirral, CH49 0AB.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Undertake patient-facing and patient-supporting roles to ensure effective medicines use, engaging in shared decision-making conversations with patients.
  • Conduct medicines optimization tasks, including checking inhaler technique, supporting medication reviews, and medicines reconciliation.
  • Utilize consultation skills to work in partnership with patients, ensuring effective use of medicines as required by the PCN.
  • Support medication reviews and medicines reconciliation for new care home patients, synchronizing medicines for patient transfers between care settings, and collaborating with local community pharmacies.
  • Assist the Clinical Pharmacist in Structured Medication Reviews (SMR), organizing necessary monitoring tests prior to SMR.
  • Provide expertise to address public health and social care needs, offering lifestyle advice, service information, and assistance in tackling local health inequalities.
  • Manage shared care protocols and liaise with Clinical Pharmacists for more complex patients.
  • Support the PCN in delivering on QOF, IIF, and other locally commissioned enhanced services.


  • Qualified Pharmacy Technician with relevant certifications and registration.
  • Proven experience in patient-facing roles and medicines optimization tasks.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with patients, healthcare professionals, and community pharmacies.
  • Familiarity with medication reviews and reconciliation processes.
  • Knowledge of public health and social care needs.

How to Apply: To apply for this rewarding role, please submit your application through the NHS Jobs website using the job reference A3984-23-0003. The closing date for applications is 17 January 2024.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further evaluation.

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