190960 Lead Cluster Pharmacy Technician

NHS Dumfries & Galloway

190960 Lead Cluster Pharmacy Technician

Band 5 (£30,229 - £37,664)

NHS Dumfries & Galloway, Creebridge, Dumfries and Galloway

  • Part time
  • Permanent

Posted 6 days ago, 9 Jul | Get your application in now to be included in the first week's applications.

Closing date: Closing date not specified

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Full Job Description

We have a fantastic opportunity to join the Pharmacy Team in Wigtownshire as a Lead Pharmacy Technician. 
1 x 18.5 post in Wigtownshire pharmacy team.

Working as part of the Community Health & Social Care (CH&SC) Pharmacy team, you will work across the two Pharmacy Hubs in Wigtownshire and GP practices as part of our exciting General Practice Clinical Pharmacy service.

Our pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and pharmacy support workers take a leading role in medicines management and medication review as part of the multidisciplinary GP and CH&SC teams.

This post is crucial in delivering the pharmacy service with a focus on medication reviews offered to the people of D&G, supporting people to live longer and happier lives by helping them to make best use of their medicines.  There will be a requirement for the successful candidate to become a work based assessor for the region to help up skill our prescribing support workers and support the training of the pre registration trainee pharmacy technicians. 

The education, training and development of our staff is of paramount importance to us, with our own education and training team, you will be provided with opportunities to continually develop as a professional.

Are you an experienced Pharmacy Technician looking for the next step in your career, the opportunity to lead on clinical service priorities and support the development of our Pharmacy Technicians, Prescribing Support Workers and Trainee Technicians then we want to hear from you!

If you would like to discuss this role further please contact Paula Voce, Regional Lead Technician, paula.voce@nhs.scot  or  Leanne Drummond, Lead Cluster Pharmacist,  Leanne.drummond@nhs.scot


To find out more about working with NHS Dumfries and Galloway and for an insight into our friendly, beautiful corner of Scotland please visit our Work With Us web pages https://www.nhsdg.co.uk/workwithus/

NHS Scotland is reducing their full-time working week from 37.5 to 37 hours per week for NHS Agenda for Change workers in Scotland from 1 April 2024 but with no change in pay. This reduction will also be applied pro rata for part time staff. This advert and any subsequent offer/contract of employment therefore reflects the new working hours. However, as not all service areas will be able to adopt the 37 hour working week immediately from 1 April 2024, you may be required to work up to an additional 30 minutes per week for a temporary period, for which you would be paid, until the service you are working in changes rosters or working patterns to accommodate the new reduced working week.

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NHS Dumfries and Galloway is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce, and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Dumfries and Galloway welcomes applicants from all sections of the community. 

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