Salary: £23,709 - £25,982 per annum
Employer: NHS Lothian
Closing date: Friday 9 June
This is an exciting and unique opportunity to join our Pharmacy Services on a 2 year programme, which will result in you being eligible to apply to the General Pharmaceutical Council to become a registered Pharmacy Technician. There are various positions available across Community Pharmacy, Hospital Pharmacy and Primary Care, and your role may vary depending on where you work. You will work towards a Diploma in Pharmacy Services at SCQF Level 8.
NHS Lothian is responsible for meeting the health needs of circa 800,000 people living in and around Edinburgh and the Lothians. We employ approximately 27,000 staff and provide a comprehensive range of primary, community and acute care services for the populations of Edinburgh, Midlothian, East Lothian and West Lothian. Across all areas of care, we seek to provide specialist and general services fairly and efficiently and to the highest standards. NHS Lothian offers excellent career prospects and a wide range of job opportunities for potential employees. NHS Lothian is proud to offer all staff members opportunities for training and development as well as excellent staff benefits.
As a Pharmacy Technician, you’ll prepare and dispense medicines safely and carry out accuracy checking to guarantee they are safe to take. You’ll also speak with patients and manage their supply of medicines, while keeping a record of their medicine history. There are various positions available across Community Pharmacy, Hospital Pharmacy and Primary Care.
What might a day in this role look like?
As part of the Pharmacy Services team, depending on where you are working, your main tasks will include:
What will I learn?
What qualifications/skills are required?
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