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Medicine Management Pharmacy Technician

Medicine Management Pharmacy Technician

Posted 2 August by NHS Lanarkshire Featured Ended
To support the primary care prescribing team in promoting safe, effective and economic use of medicines by:

Working with practices and locality prescribing advisers to identify specific prescribing initiatives to be undertaken that are in line with primary care prescribing action plans.

Promoting an understanding of the appropriate use of medicines and associated resources.

Working autonomously under the direction of the locality prescribing adviser to carry out audits, analyse data, prepare reports and implement change in prescribing practice.


Pharmacy technician, NVQ3 or BTEC in pharmaceutical sciences or equivalent

Minimum 3 years post qualification experience in hospital, community pharmacy or primary care

Pharmacy technician registration with the GPhC in 2011.

Experience and knowledge of medicines management

Ability to work with limited supervision

Awareness of legislation and good practice related to prescribing, storage and handling of medicines

Clinical understanding of medicines use

Evidence of good analytical skills

Good written and verbal communication skills

Good inter-personal and negotiation skills

Computer literate with proficient IT skills

Experience of audit work

Basic knowledge of the role of Boards and CHPs, in the provision of healthcare

Comprehensive knowledge of the rules governing patient confidentiality when dealing with patient and practice information.

Ability to work independently or as part of a team

Able to demonstrate competence of previous and current pharmacy practice skills, knowledge and continuing professional development.

Reference: 35782618

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