Pharmacy Technician
Kirklands - NHSL Headquarters

Job reference: 096564

Location: Kirklands - NHSL Headquarters

Job closing date: 05/07/2022

Job posted date: 17/05/2022

Salary: Band 5 (£26,104 - £32,915)

Employment type: Fixed-term or Secondment

Job Type: Other Therapeutic

Hours of work: 37.5

Department: Pharmacy

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Lanarkshire

Please note this is a fixed-term or would suit a secondment the post is until 31st March 2023.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a higher level pharmacy technician to join our pharmacy education and training team and support the provision of a high-quality pharmaceutical service within NHS Lanarkshire.

The post holder will be expected to have gained the SVQ Work-Based Assessor Qualification or be willing to work towards this.

They will be required to plan & undertake the SVQ Assessing of the Pre-Registration Pharmacy Technicians and Pharmacy Support Workers throughout NHS Lanarkshire.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, forward-thinking individual with excellent communication and time management skills to help us move forward with the education and training of pre-registration pharmacy technicians, pharmacy technicians and pharmacy support workers. The successful candidate would also be expected to have a drive for personal development, and demonstrate leadership and professionalism.

Candidates should demonstrate personal values aligned with those of our organisation:- NHS Lanarkshire Core Values.

The post holder will require a full UK driving licence and access to a car.

Informal enquiries regarding the post will be welcomed

If you have any queries regarding the application form or recruitment process, please contact

Please note: we anticipate a high level of interest in this position and may close the advert once a sufficient amount of applications are received.  Therefore, please make sure you complete and submit your application at an early stage.

‘In NHS Lanarkshire we are committed to recruiting a workforce that fully reflects the diverse make-up of our society. A place where every individual can thrive, develop and succeed based on skill, knowledge and talent, regardless of race, disability, gender, sexual orientation, care experienced* or any other dimension that can be used to differentiate people from one another.

*Care experienced applicants are people who live/have lived with foster parents/kinship carers or who live/have lived in a residential children’s setting/secure unit.’

Whilst this advertisement may be for a specific post(s) in a particular location, applicants who are shortlisted for an interview may be considered for similar vacancies in alternative locations.

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