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Accuracy Checking Pharmacy Technician

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Job Reference: 2 2 5 9 0 9 B R

Ellesmere Port, Cheshire Oaks Outlet Village


37.5 Hours

Be part of our ambition to be the world’s leading Pharmacy-led retailer. Our patients are at the heart of everything we do, and we’re proud to offer legendary care every day; it’s what sets us apart from other UK Pharmacies

This is a great opportunity to develop your Pharmacy career and make a difference to the lives of our patients

About the role

As an expert in the supply of medicines and accuracy checking, your role will be to support Pharmacists and other Healthcare professionals to ensure the safe and efficient delivery of pharmaceutical services.
By working with both Primary and Secondary care health professionals, you’re key to helping us change for the better in the local community
You will help oversee and inspire the healthcare team to deliver patient-centred care, and you will support the on-track training of support team members, trainee technicians and trainee pharmacists.
This is a great opportunity to develop yourself and continue your pharmacy career with the UK’s largest pharmacy-led health and beauty retailer

Your main duties will include

  • Ordering medicines, checking, dispensing, and endorsing of prescriptions
  • Responsible for final accuracy check of dispensed items before they are supplied to the patient to free up time for the Pharmacist to offer additional services
  • Responsible for the overseeing of Dispensing Team Members when asked to do so by the Responsible Pharmacist.
  • Involved in the preparation, supply and checking of prescriptions, providing advice and support.
  • Involved in taking medicine histories from patients and giving advice on treatment options.
  • Gives advice to patients and coaches others to give advice about medicines and when to refer more complex queries to the Pharmacist as appropriate.

What you’ll need to have
  • Registered Pharmacy Technician with the Pharmacy Regulator (GPhC) with the recognised Accuracy Checking Qualification
  • A passion for patient and customer care
  • Ability to deliver high standards efficiently.
  • Comfortable overseeing the dispensing team and offering support to the wider Healthcare Team
  • Able to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Digitally knowledgeable and comfortable with navigating and embracing new technology
  • Embrace continuous learning so we can work together to develop you in your role
Become a Accuracy Checking Pharmacy Technician with Boots

If you are a registered Pharmacy Technician looking to further your career, we can offer a market-leading Accuracy Checking Programme that would support you to reach the next step and become an Accuracy Checking Pharmacy Technician with Boots. We can provide the training and offer continuous support from a designated supervisor to aid your development and skills.
As you continue to develop your healthcare knowledge through these qualifications and roles, this will be reflected in your pay and benefits.

There are several routes your career could take you with Boots..

Click here to explore how your Pharmacy career can progress with us…

Our benefits
  • Competitive holiday allowance (with the option to buy more days)
  • Boots will reimburse all or part of the GPhC retention fees to eligible practising employee Pharmacy Technicians
  • Boots Retirement Savings Plan
  • Refer a Friend Scheme
  • Discretionary annual bonus scheme
  • Generous staff discount
  • Benefit Box and Perks At Work Discount

We have a great range of benefits in addition to the above that go beyond salary and offer flexibility to suit you; click here to view our full list of company benefits (all rewards and benefits are subject to change and eligibility).

Why Boots

We're always looking for people who care; people who go the extra mile to change things for the better. You'll be joining a company that is evolving and always looking to improve. We foster a working environment where consideration and inclusivity help everyone to be themselves and reach their full potential. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, passionate about embracing the diversity of our colleagues and providing a positive and inclusive working environment for all. As the heart of everything we do at Boots, it's with you, we can change for the better.
To find out more about life and careers at Boots, Click here

What’s next

If you’re application is successful, our in-house recruitment team will be in touch to arrange an interview and to answer any initial questions you have. If you have not been successful on this occasion, you will be notified by email. This role is subject to a DBS/PVG check in certain locations.

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