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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 07/07/2020.

Pharmacy Technician

Job Reference: J180-A-20-383187

Central Advertising - General Practitioners
Eric Moore Partnership Medical Practice
Dependent on Experience

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Pharmacy Technician


A new and exciting opportunity has arisen for a Pharmacy Technician to join Central & West Warrington Primary Care Network (PCN)

Central & West Warrington PCN is a collaboration of 5 GP Practices (Causeway Medical Centre, Dallam Lane Medical Centre, Eric Moore Partnership Medical Practice, Folly Lane Medical Centre and Penketh Medical Centre) with a total registered population of © 45,000 patients, within Warrington, Cheshire.

The candidate would support the practice team to ensure the delivery of safe, effective and efficient systems for repeat prescribing, medicines optimisation, reducing medicines waste and maximising patient outcomes


About Us

As well as being part of a supportive and welcoming team, you will benefit from:

  • Salary commensurate with Qualifications and Experience ( © equivalent Band 5)

  • NHS Pension Scheme

  • 5 weeks Annual Leave

  • A friendly, forward-thinking and professional environment

  • A culture of continuous improvement and learning

  • Support with ongoing training and development

  • Regular clinical education sessions



Main duties for the Post

The position will be through employment with a lead Practice for the PCN, where you will be integrated within the multi-disciplinary primary care team to work across the 5 GP Practices that form the CWW PCN to deliver the healthcare services as part of the Network

To undertake medicines reconciliation in accordance with practice protocols and to update patients medical records / prescribing accordingly.

Support the Practice teams by helping with queries relating to prescription requests and looks for ways to improve the efficiency and safety of the prescription issuing process, ensuring queries are resolved and scripts issues in line with the timeframe in the practice procedure.

Review out-patient letters which include changes to drug treatment and make changes to patients repeat medication list as appropriate.

Working with the Prescribing Lead GPs, PCN Clinical Pharmacist and other members of the team to contribute to the review and development of repeat prescribing protocols / Standard Operating Procedures

To provide advice to GPs, staff and patients in changes to prescribing to support the improvement of prescribing safety, quality and cost effectiveness.

Respond to queries from GPs and other clinical staff and contact patients where necessary.


Application Information:

Informal Enquiries Welcome - please contact Julie McCann on 01925 303181

In these current circumstances, interviews may be held remotely on Microsoft TEAMS

Please note that applications received after the closing date will not normally be considered.

By applying for the post you consent to the employer holding any personal data you submit in your applications and its distribution for the purpose of recruitment.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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