This is a new Pharmacy
Technician role working across a group of GP Practices within the Kirkby area. Initially the position is for a fixed term until 31st March 2024, however there is a possibility of an extension after this point.The role is to support the Practice based Clinical Pharmacists to ensure the
delivery of safe, effective and efficient systems for repeat prescribing, medicines
optimisation, reducing medicines waste and maximising patient outcomes.
The post holder will work as
part of a multi-disciplinary team and support all Practice staff to develop and
improve processes. Innovative ideas are
welcomed, and excellent communication skills, enthusiasm and motivation are
essential skills for a successful candidate.
A key part of the role will be dealing with daily medication requests
and queries and communicating with patients and Community Pharmacies.
In addition, the
post holder will be responsible for encouraging the development of better
understanding of the principles of medicines optimisation throughout the
practice teams and promoting good practice in line with therapeutic
developments. This will involve
assisting the Practices in achieving national requirements, NICE implementation
and utilisation of medicines optimisation initiatives.
Working hours and
location/s to be agreed with the selected candidate. The post holder may also
be required to work and travel between practices in the Kirkby area.