Pharmacy Technician

Pharmacy Technicians Pharmacy technicians help pharmacists dispense prescription medication to customers or health professionals.

Pharmacy Technician Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Pharmacy Technician to join our team.


  • Medicines optimisation for all patients in their care;
  • Cross trained in appropriate study operations tasks Responsible for monitoring visits;
  • Maintain contact with any other organization that operates a supply function to pharmacy;
  • Assist with training of entry Pharmacy Technician;
  • Assessing Patients Own Drugs;
  • Medication History taking;
  • Ensuring a rapid turnaround of discharge medicines;
  • Maintain an appropriate level of cleanliness and organization to the pharmacy;
  • Contributes to SOP development regarding Pharmacy Operations;
  • Ordering of any medicines required for their patients;
  • To undergo training for other specialised duties for example POD/SAMPOD, CD work etc. (this list is not exhaustive);
  • To (if requested) supervise work of Student Pharmacy Technician(s) and Pharmacy Support Workers;
  • To participate in continuing education;
  • To assist in stock checks in the dispensary and stores;
  • To participate in in-service training.


  • NVQ level qualification;
  • GPHC registration;
  • Previous experience in UK hospital pharmacy;
  • Min 3+ Years NHS experience;
  • GpHC registered;
  • Current Hospital experience;
  • High developed communication, interpersonal negotiating and influencing skills;
  • The ability to use your initiative and work independently;
  • Proven time management skills, including the ability to prioritise and respond to requests in a timely manner;
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and influencing skills;
  • Strong analytical skills;
  • Good written skills, with the ability to produce reports, presentations and proposals;
  • Applies sound professional judgement to legal and ethical issues.