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Pharmacy Technician

Job Description

Are you an experienced Pharmacy Technician seeking a new challenge? Are you looking to join a friendly and dynamic team within the NHS?

Service Care Solutions are recruiting for a Band 5 Pharmacy Technician to support Surrey & Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. This is a LOCUM opportunity for the duration of 8 months with the likelihood of extension. This is a part-time pattern working 3 Days, Monday - Wednesday.

Job Purpose: Band 5 Pharmacy Technician

Pay Rate: £20.00 LTD p/h + £250 WELCOME BONUS

Location: Guildford, Surrey

Working Hours: Monday to Wednesday, 09:00 - 17:00

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with other medicines management technicians and team managers to provide adequate cover for activities across dispensary and clinical services, prioritising and directing as required to ensure that optimum service delivery is maintained.
  • Order medicines for stock and individual patients at ward-level in preparation for discharge using the appropriate IT systems.
  • Participate in medicines management schemes on the wards including Patients Own Drugs, Self-administration, medicines reconciliation and non-stock top ups.
  • Maintain a good stock control on the wards.
  • Undertake patient counselling about their medicines and provide individualised information and advice about medicines to patients, carers, and other health professionals e.g., medical and nursing staff.
  • Involve in discharge planning for service users ensuring a seamless medicines pathway into primary care.
  • Participate in Trust wide medicines management initiatives.
  • Participate in medicines management audit projects.
  • Support the education and training for student pharmacy technicians and trainee pharmacists.


  • Registered with the GPhC
  • Previous experience working in a Hospital
  • Previous training and experience in Accuracy Checking (ACT)
  • JAC Systems Desirable
  • Essential that a candidate can commit to a Wednesday


  • Four weekly payroll runs
  • £250 training allowance
  • Excellent pay rates
  • Exceptional referral bonuses
  • Specialists mental health consultants offering single point of contact
  • Frequent notifications for upcoming opportunities via text and email
  • Ltd & PAYE payment options available
  • Nationwide provider of mental health staff to over 40 different NHS trusts offering mental health services and over 200 local authorities.
  • FREE DBS disclosures provided via fast track online services
  • FREE Occupational Health Check and Immunisations

Are you happy with your current agency? At SCS, we believe in rewarding your loyalty and hard-work!

  • £150 Agency Switch Bonus - If you're unhappy with your current agency or simply fancy a change, Service Care Solutions will give you £150 for bringing your current contract to us.

  • £250 Welcome Bonus - We are offering a Welcome Bonus of £250, paid after completion of 150 hours in your new placement.

  • £250 Referral Bonus - Simply refer your friend. If they get the role, we'll give you £250. That's £1000 if you refer 4 friends - easy money whilst helping out your friends and family!