Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Band 5 Pharmacy Technician

Are you an experienced Pharmacy Technician seeking a new challenge? Are you looking to join a friendly and dynamic team?

Service Care Solutions are recruiting for a Band 5 Pharmacy Technician to support Central and North West London NHS. This is a LOCUM opportunity for the duration of 3 months with the likelihood of extension.

This is a full-time job role supporting HMP Bedford.

Job Purpose: Band 5 Pharmacy Technician

Pay Rate: £20.00 LTD p/h + £250 WELCOME BONUS

Location: HMP Bedford Healthcare Department, Bedfordshire

Working Hours: Monday - Friday, 37.5hrs

Key Responsibilities:
, Provide advice to prisoners about their medications Dispense medication in pharmacy Place orders and maintain stock levels in dispensary.
, Check medication charts and cross off out of date prescriptions and order prescription renewals.
, Undertake risk assessments of prisoners for ‘In-Possession' medication.
, Refer problems relating to clinical the clinical management of a patient to the appropriate clinician.
, Undertake basic observations (BP, pulse, blood glucose, temperature, SATS) as required and respond to abnormalities accordingly.
, Recognise signs and symptoms of drug and alcohol withdrawal and support individuals who have substance misuse problems.
, Identify shortfalls and overages in stock levels, equipment failure and liaise with appropriate staff to reconcile.
, Work collaboratively with the team to meet the needs of patients with specified long-term conditions by providing quality evidence-based care.
, Assist with stock control and equipment checking (All clinical areas and emergency bags).
, Undertake such duties as may be reasonably required from time to time, as are consistent with the responsibility and scale of the post.
, Support the promotion of health and wellbeing of prisoners.
, Assist with clerical and administrative duties as required.


  • Registered with the GPhC.

  • Previous training and experience in Accuracy Checking (ACT)


  • Four weekly payroll runs.

  • £250 training allowance.

  • Excellent pay rates.

  • Exceptional referral bonuses.

  • Specialists' mental health consultants offering single point of contact.

  • Frequent notifications for upcoming opportunities via text and email.

  • Ltd & PAYE payment options available.

  • Nationwide provider of mental health staff to over 40 different NHS trusts offering mental health services and over 200 local authorities.

  • FREE DBS disclosures provided via fast-track online services.

  • FREE Occupational Health Check and Immunisations.