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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 08/07/2022.

Pharmacy Technician

Job Reference: J223-A-22-3570

The London Clinic
£31,943 - £41,502

Pharmacy technician - Rotational


We have an exciting opportunity for aPharmacy Technicianto join our Pharmacy team based at The London Clinic in Central London, W1G 6BW, with a competitive salary range on offer.


The Pharmacy department at The London Clinic comprises of number of areas which work together to provide effective patient services and best possible outcomes for our patients.


The London Clinic’s Pharmacy Department are a close-knit team with around 45 staff members. The Pharmacy department comprises of 9 core services:On Call,Dispensary Services,Distribution and Top Up Service,Procurement,Clinical Ward Pharmacy Services,Provision of Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN),Aseptic/Technical Services,Clinical Governanceand Education and Training.


We have extensive oncology services, including a purpose built chemotherapy aseptic compounding suite. As well as an automated medication dispensing system which supports decentralised medicine management in numerous wards.


Job Profile


As aRotationalPharmacy Technicianyou willparticipate in a safe, efficient and accurate, technician led pharmacy operational service across all sites at The London Clinic.This is a rotational post through Dispensary, Distribution/Procurement and Ward services.


The post holder will ensure that the services are delivered in a safe, effective, economic and timely manner and will be responsible for ensuring that all documentation and procedures are carried out in accordance with current legislation and guidelines.


This role is a progression role from band 4 to band 5. On successful completion of Accuracy Checking Pharmacy Technician Training, Medicine Management qualification and first Annual Review/Appraisal with the line manager the individual will be promoted to Band 5.



Job Type:This is a full-time, permanent position working 37.5 hours per week.

Shifts: Monday to Sunday 8.30am to 7.30pm as rostered

Salary:£31,943 - £41,502 per annum, inclusive dependant on skills and experience



Benefits package:

  • Contributory pension scheme (total annual contribution up to 20%).
  • Private Medical Healthcare.
  • 33 day’s annual leave (Inclusive of bank holidays).
  • Season ticket travel loan, family friendly benefits, and a wide range of discounts with a variety of retailers/services, plus much more.
  • We also offer excellent career development; with clear career pathways and access to further education.


Key Duties

  • Participate in the provision of a safe, efficient and accurate dispensing service to all pharmacy users, including the dispensing of controlled drugs.
  • To support and direct work flow of all dispensary staff, ensuring SOPs are followed and standards are maintained.
  • To manage day to day ordering of medicinal products.
  • To raise consumable and Total parenteral nutrition (TPN) orders to suppliers and central stores in the absence of Pharmacy administrative assistant
  • To support the Senior Pharmacy Technician (Medicines Management) and ward pharmacists in managing an efficient, accurate and flexible near patient service to the hospital wards.



Skills &Experience

  • NVQ Pharmacy Services Level 3/ with accredited underpinning knowledge (BTEC Level 3 Diploma in the Principles and the Practice of Pharmacy Technicians) or Equivalent.
  • Registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council as a Pharmacy Technician.
  • Evidence of CPD (continuing professional development)
  • Experience of working in an acute hospital setting.



We are an organisation that has charitable status and this helps us to drive forward our mission of reinvesting our income to deliver better patient outcomes.


The London Clinic is proud of its diverse workforce and is committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We absolutely welcome applicants from underrepresented groups; if you think you have the skills and experience for the job, please apply - we would love to hear from you regardless of your background.

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