Pharmacy ACT

Posted 02 February 2024
Job type Permanent
Contact NameShola Sonagara

Job description

I have an exciting opportunity available for the role of a Pharmacy Accuracy Checking Technician based in Northampton! You'll play a crucial role in ensuring the precision and safety of medication dispensing.

Working hours - Monday and Friday between 2-10pm

Salary - £35,000-£36,000 plus shift allowance

The role will offer you:

  • The chance to work with a global leader in the Pharmaceutical Industry
  • To work in an environment that values the importance of work-life balance
  • The chance to develop your abilities in an inclusive and diverse workforce

You will be responsible for:

  • Completing the final checks of all Renal and HPN orders that contain POM & P medicines and ancillary items before their transition from the pharmacy to patients.
  • Maintaining the relevant pharmacy dispensing records, documenting any daily errors or near-misses, following SOPs and ensuring a clear audit trail.
  • Alerting the Lead Pharmacist to any issues relating to the quality and risk of products.
  • Ensuring all patient details are correct for home orders and patient labels are applied in accordance with the relevant labelling requirements.

You will bring the following:

  • UK recognised pharmaceutical qualification at Level 3 (e.g., BTEC, NVQ or equivalent)
  • UK recognised or GPhC accredited Pharmacy Accuracy Checking qualification (subject to internal approval by the Superintendent Pharmacist).
  • Currently registered as a Pharmacy Technician with the GPhC and completion of CPDs.
  • Good proficiency of using Microsoft Office (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Strong communication, organisational and problem-solving skills

If this role is for you or someone that you know, then please get in touch by emailing me on or applying through this ad.

I look forward to hearing from you!