Pharmacy Technician / Annex 21

Hiring By - Biostaffic


United Kingdom

Job Highlights

Not Disclosed

Entry level

Posted 4 months ago
Job details
Trainees will be considered for an Annex 21
Please note if this is a Trainee post, Annex 21 applies*
For Trainees Covered By Annex 21 Where The Period Of Training Lasts For Between One And Four Years, Pay Will Be As Follows
  • Up to 12 months prior to completion of training: 75 per cent of the pay band maximum of the fully qualified rate;
  • More than one but less than two years prior to completion of training: 70 per cent of the pay band maximum of the qualified rate of the qualified;
  • More than two but less than three years prior to completion of training: 65 per cent of the pay band maximum for the qualified rate.
  • More than three years from completion of training: 60 per cent of the pay band maximum of the fully qualified rate.
The Role
To undertake pharmaceutical technical tasks within a designated area, on a rotational basis, using Standard Operating Procedures laid down by the relevant Senior Pharmacy Technician to maintain a high quality pharmaceutical service to NHS Lanarkshire hospitals.
NHS Lanarkshire
Have you always wanted to work with NHS Lanarkshire? Then this might be the opportunity for you to join Team Lanarkshire!
Here at NHS Lanarkshire, we put the patient at the heart of everything we do. Each colleague within the organisation plays a key role in how we deliver our healthcare services.
We proudly serve a population of 655,000 across rural and urban communities in in both North and South Lanarkshire. NHS Lanarkshire is comprised of Acute Services (which currently provide hospital based services over 3 main sites), Corporate & Property & Support Services, North and South Lanarkshire Health and Social Care Partnerships which provide integrated primary healthcare and social care services to local communities and surrounding areas.
What we'll need you to bring
  • Diploma/SQA National Certificate in Pharmacy Services or equivalent to enable registration as a pharmacy technician with the General Pharmaceutical Council
  • Registered pharmacy technician with the General Pharmaceutical Council
  • Undertake revalidation required by General Pharmaceutical Council and maintain a portfolio of personal and professional development.
  • Undertake revalidation required by General Pharmaceutical Council and maintain a portfolio of personal and professional development.
It would be great if you also have
  • Carry out training on aseptic and cytotoxic drug reconstruction/manipulations
  • Experience in dispensing discharge, OPD and in-patient prescriptions
  • Experience in providing a ward or department stock top up
  • Understanding of hospital pharmacy services
  • Computer and Keyboard skills
  • Good communication skills both verbal and written
  • Ability to organise and prioritise work
  • Team player
  • Participate in weekend and public holiday working
Contract type
Full time
37.5 hours
Location and Working Pattern
This role will be based in pharmacy within University Hospital Hairmyres.
Looking to find out more?
If you’re looking to find out a bit more, then we would love to hear from you!
Please contact Lesley Kay, Pharmacy Stores and Distribution Manager on
For enquiries regarding the application form or recruitment process, please contact Kirsty McGeachy, Recruitment Administrator on (Please remember to include the job title and reference number in your email)
Why NHS Lanarkshire?
Join us and you will discover a supportive environment where you will have the chance to add to your skills and further your career.
Some Of NHS Lanarkshire’s Benefits Include
  • A minimum of 27 days annual leave increasing with length of service
  • A minimum of 8 days of public holidays
  • Membership of NHS Pension Scheme, with life insurance benefits (for more information on the NHS Pension Scheme visit the )
  • Paid sick leave increasing with length of service
  • Occupational health services
  • Employee Counselling services
  • Work-life Balance policies and procedures
NHS Lanarkshire have a range of support services on topics that can impact both on your working and personal life including occupational health, spiritual care and independent counselling. This support can be accessed using the links on this page.
Further Information
For more information on the role, please refer to the Job Description. If you’re looking for more information on the recruitment process, organisation or the services we provide, please refer to our information pack, or our .
Additional Information for Applicants
  • Posts close at midnight on the indicated date
  • For help to complete an application on Jobtrain please follow this link:
  • Please note that our correspondence method is by e-mail, therefore please ensure you enter your email address accurately
  • Please check your e-mail regularly (including junk folders) and also your Jobtrain account for updates
  • Please contact Jobtrain Candidate Support Hub - for advice and support with any system issues
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  • Once you have submitted your application form you will be unable to make any amendments
In NHS Lanarkshire we are committed to recruiting a workforce that fully reflects the diverse make-up of our society. A place where every individual can thrive, develop and succeed based on skill, knowledge and talent, regardless of race, disability, gender, sexual orientation, care experienced* or any other dimension that can be used to differentiate people from one another.
We anticipate a high level of interest in this position and may close the advert once sufficient applications are received. Please complete and submit your application early.
  • Care experienced applicants are people who live/have lived with foster parents/kinship carers or who live/have lived in a residential children’s setting/secure unit.
Whilst this advertisement may be for a specific post(s) in a particular location, applicants who are shortlisted for interview may be considered for similar vacancies in alternative locations.
Please note for all vacancies where a driving licence is required this must be a full UK/EU/EEA licence.
NHS Lanarkshire has a legal obligation to ensure that it does not employ any worker who has not been granted the relevant permission to work in the UK.
We are required to check the entitlement to work in the UK of all prospective employees, regardless of nationality or job category. UK Visas & Immigration rules are available at .
Prospective applicants are encouraged to check eligibility in advance of applying for vacancies in NHS Lanarkshire.

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • United Kingdom


  • Entry level

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 13, 2024
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