Clinical Pharmacy Technician
We have an exciting opportunity for a Pharmacy Technician to be part of the growing team of
pharmacy professionals supporting the Poole Central Primary Care Network (PCN). Poole Central
Primary Care Network is a group of 6 GP Practices in Poole, Dorset, covering a population of
approximately 64,000. The practices work cohesively to develop local based services to
support the needs of the population we serve.
The PCN recognises that pharmacy technicians will play an important role, complementing
our existing clinical pharmacist team, as well as working alongside community pharmacies,
GPs and other members of the PCN multi-disciplinary team.
This is an interesting and varied role, where the pharmacy technicians core responsibilities
will cover clinical, technical and administrative categories, to enable greater effective and
efficient use of medicine. You will be at the forefront of driving this valuable expansion and
collaboration of the primary care services across the six practices in the Network.
The role will include supporting the Practice workload with prescription requests and queries,
medicines optimisation and reconciliation tasks, under the supervision of the Clinical
Pharmacists. The Pharmacy Technician role will have a responsibility to support the Practice
Teams with Improving Patient Safety, Clinical Audit and Review and fulfilling reporting
requirements relating to clinical improvement plans (CCLIP) and quality outcomes framework
The role will also form a key role in the wider Network team working to achieve the PCN Direct
Enhanced Service (DES) requirements with a specific focus e.g. Structured Medicines Reviews
and Enhanced Health in Care Homes.
The successful candidate would have a strong ethos for team working and experience in
primary care or community pharmacy desirable. A commitment to enrol on CPPE PCPEP
essential if not previously completed and support will be given to complete the course.
Full time hours available/ part time will be considered.
Weekday working, generally 9-5pm, during surgery opening times.
Salary dependant on experience (AFC Band 5 equivalent)
For further information please contact Clare Mechen, PCN Clinical Manager
firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01202 673159
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Closing Date: Thursday 11th August 2022