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Pharmacy Technician

Salary: £20,300.00 to £28,750.00 per annum Position: Part Time Location: Bournemouth
Posted: 27-06-22 Job Type: Permanent

Job Description:

Are you looking for a rewarding career opportunity as a Pharmacy Technician? 

If using your pharmaceutical skills and knowledge to support our service users and develop our frontline teams sounds good to you, then we hope you'll read on to learn more about this opportunity.

About the job

We have an exciting opportunity to work in our services in Bournemouth, Christchurch, and Poole, and are looking for a Pharmacy Technician to join our busy and dynamic team.

You'll be joining a dedicated, compassionate team of people whose purpose is to keep our service users safe while they work with us to get back to where they want to be.  

Medication can be a really important part of that journey and your skills and expertise will be vital to ensure we provide the correct medicine and that it is used safely and in the most effective manner.

Managing our use, control, and storage of medicines and their associated stationary is an essential part of the role. You'll be asked for your input into how we develop these services and educate our frontline teams to maintain high quality service provision and build an ever better offering for the future.

We welcome applications for this Pharmacy Technician role, with experience in the following areas: Pharmacy, Pharmacy Technician, Clinical, development delivery, healthcare professional, medicine management, GPhC, NVQ Level 2 Pharmacy Services, BTEC Pharmacy Technician, IT, Communication Skills.

Essential Skills:

To successfully carry out this Pharmacy Technician role you will need:

  • to be a registered Pharmacy Technician with GPhC
  • an NVQ Level 2 Pharmacy Services, BTEC Pharmacy Technician, or equivalent
  • evidence of your continuous professional development
  • at least 2 years post-qualification experience of working in a pharmacy environment
  • experience of providing medicine related advice to service users/carers
  • experience of working in a multi-disciplinary team
  • knowledge of controlled drugs regulations
  • to be able to work effectively in a team
  • be organised, able to priorise well and deal with unexpected demands on your time
  • to be comfortable using IT and gathering, monitoring and analysing data
  • good oral and written communication skills
  • be able to work alone but also recognise when to refer, in line with your personal/professional limitations
  • able to travel to different locations as and when required

Desired Skills

While these are not essential, candidates who have some or all of the following in addition to the essential criteria will be at an advantage:

  • be an accredited medicines management technician
  • be an accredited checking technician
  • training, teaching, or presentation skills
  • assessment skills including an understanding of risk assessments
  • experience of audit
  • experience of change management in medicines management
  • knowledge of dealing with personal safety situations
  • criminal justice or mental health experience
  • a successful track record of monitoring costs and expenditure
  • knowledge of policy development
  • medicine information experience
  • formulary management experience

About Company:

Everyone should feel comfortable getting the support they need for issues with drugs, alcohol or mental health.

At We Are With You we work with people on their own goals, whether that’s staying safe and healthy, making small changes or stopping an unwanted habit altogether. We give people support in a way that’s right for them either face to face in their local service, community or online.

We provide a free and confidential service without judgement to more than 100,000 people a year. 

We use our expertise to improve the help available and raise awareness around drugs, alcohol and mental health so that more people can get support.

We Are With You.