Accuracy Checking Technician (ACT)

Employer
Pharmacy2U
Location
LE67 1GQ
Salary
£12.50 - £14.50 per hour
Closing date
4 Sep 2022

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Role
Other Pharmacy roles
Sector
Small Multiple
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Job Details

Role – Accuracy Checking Technician

Location – Coalville

Salary – £12.50 - £14.50 per hour

About Us

Pharmacy2U is the UK's first and largest online pharmacy, we're a market leader in the pharmacy world, with 20 years’ experience, helping over 600,000 patients in England manage their NHS repeat prescriptions from request through to delivery. Our aim is to further disrupt the industry for the benefit of patients with leadership that is passionate about building the skills and expertise of our teams- “come and join the rocket ship”- CEO Mark Livingstone.

Role

An exciting opportunity to join our Clinical Team at our new facilities in Bardon as a Accuracy Checking Technician. To be considered for this position it is essential that you have gained an Accuracy Checking Technician qualification and that you are registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council. The successful applicant will have ideally worked within a pharmacy environment for a minimum of 2 years.

The role will involve supporting members of the team to improve their performance and learn new tasks. You will support new staff members during their training period, and to ensure all staff are trained to NVQ level 2.

Responsibilities
- Support supervisors to get all staff trained to NVQ 2
- Flexibility to work with all shifts if necessary to observe / audit / coach specific teams or individuals
- Work in harmony with the existing management team and as part of it, in a consultatory role
- Assist the Bardon team with new staff inductions, and review and contribute to the material used in inductions
- Assist the team with clinical audits, against NHS England and GPhC standards for registered pharmacies and distance selling pharmacies (DSPs), and pre-inspection criteria, to ensure we are always inspection ready. For both Pharmacy2U and Chemist Direct.
- Assist the superintendent/clinical team in dealing with concerns from regulators or patients relating to orders processed at Bardon, including dispensing incident investigations
- Regularly reviewing dispensing incidents (near misses and external errors) originating at Bardon, assisting the team with action points and reviews, liaising with the superintendent's team; to ensure a culture of continuous quality improvement and to reduce error rates
- Knowledge of the operational processes within Pharmacy2U and Chemist Direct, and then to review and maintain risk assessments for all processes to ensure they are safe and risks are mitigated to an acceptable level
- Proactively monitor staff adherence to our SOPs and standards, and provide feedback where necessary
- Oversight of the medicine repacking process and regularly review the checking procedure for accuracy
- Act as a first port of call for any queries relating to regulatory or clinical standards
- Support the Pharmacy2U clinical team with the checking of new product setups for both the Pharmacy2U and Chemist Direct teams
- Support the Bardon team with controlled drug processes: prescription checking, stock checking, governance, and reviewing procedures when introduced

Skills

- Working in a pressured environment, delivering against tight deadlines
- Experience of working within company and ethical rules and regulations
- Experience of working in a highly accurate environment

What we will offer you

- Occupational sick pay

- Enhanced maternity and paternity pay

- Contributory pension

- Discounted insurance (Aviva)

- Employee discount site

- Employee assistance programme

- Online health and wellbeing resource

- In house mental health support

- Health and wellbeing initiatives

- Discounted gyms

- Registration fees paid (GPhC, NMC, CIPD etc)

- 25% Discount on staff health and beauty purchases

- Social events throughout the year

- Park life membership (exclusive offers and discounts for the Springs, Leeds)

- Free onsite parking and refreshments

- Electric vehicle charging points

- Cycle to work scheme

- Green car scheme

- 25 days annual leave increasing with service plus bank holidays

- Long service bonus

- Commitment to CPD (training fees paid)

- Refer a friend bonus

- Blue Light Card

What are you waiting for? Apply today!

Key Words - Accuracy Checking Technician, ACT, Pharmacy Accuracy Checking Technician, NVQ Level 3 Pharmacy Services, BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Pharmaceutical Science, auditor, pharmacy

Applicants must be able to prove they have the Right to Work in the UK

Hours: To be discussed at interview stage

Company

Pharmacy2U Ltd is a fast growing, award winning NHS contracted online pharmacy.

This organisation is an innovative pharmacy company that as harnessed technology delivering medicines and medical services directly to patients.   

Following its recent merger announcement with Chemist Direct and the opening its brand new £3.5m dispensing hub in Leeds – the first of its kind in the UK - it is currently seeking enthusiastic, motivated and hardworking individuals to join our team. 

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Website
Telephone
0113 201 8379
Location
Lumina, Park Approach,
Thorpe Park
Leeds
West Yorkshire
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