Pharmacy Technician - Rainham

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Location
Rainham
Salary
Competitive
Posted
11 Aug 2017
Closes
08 Sep 2017
Ref
TC4100817_222542
Job Type
Part Time


Job Introduction:
Shift pattern Days From time To time Sun 10:00:00 16:00:00 Mon 12:00:00 18:00:00 Tue 11:00:00 20:00:00
Get your career remedy at today's Tesco!
Discover what it's like to work in a fast paced environment, where colleagues are focused on delivering gold standard service and care. There's a lot more to it than dispensing medicines. Every day you'll have the opportunity to make things better for customers in all sorts of ways, such as support for giving up smoking, reviewing customers' use of medicines, checking blood pressure or testing for blood glucose levels. And it's very much about supporting our communities, by making the best healthcare choices available and convenient for local people.
We're committed to finding the very best Pharmacy Technician / Accuracy Checking Technician out there. Talented and driven professionals who can deliver the highest quality healthcare service to our customers.


Main Responsibilities:
  • To be able to dispense prescription medicines ensuring attention to detail and accuracy are maintained at all times. To be able to talk to customers and offer information in a confident, friendly and professional manner, so our customers think our staff and service are great and will visit our Pharmacy again.
  • To be registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council as a Pharmacy Technician/Accuracy Checking Technician.
  • You will have completed a recognised training course for an Accuracy Checking Technician / Pharmacy Technician.
  • You will have completed your annual Continuing Professional Development requirements.
  • We will provide weekly briefings on departmental performance and update you on any promotional events/ new company initiatives.
  • Ensure all customers think our staff are great by providing a friendly and professional service.
  • Offer appropriate information to customers on common ailments, symptoms and products.
  • Take time to understand the customers' needs, explaining the benefits of the products in a way they understand and only selling products that are right for the customer.
  • Advise customers on the range of Pharmacy services available.
  • Support and deliver Pharmacy services according to the Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Support and deliver the dispensing process according to the Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Assess the legal appropriateness of dispensed prescriptions.
  • Deal with clinical and legal queries from Healthcare practitioners within area of competence.
  • Respond to customer queries in relation to prescription medicines, informing the Pharmacist of any complaints.
  • Ensure all dispensary routines and Standard Operating Procedures are followed.
  • Ensure dispensary and consulting rooms are clean, tidy and free of clutter.
  • Ensure all prescription administration is accurate and completed on time.
  • Bring promotional activities and company initiatives within the team to life.
  • Actively strive to meet departmental targets set by the Pharmacy Manager.
  • Carry out all procedures accurately to protect profit and ensure we trade safely and legally.
  • Support the Pharmacy Manager and Duty Pharmacy Manager with the supervision and development of other members of the pharmacy team through coaching and feedback.
  • Be supportive of, and willing to help, colleagues and management at all times.
  • Maintain a personal development record with the GPhC and complete corporate and departmental training.
  • Keep up to date with legal and professional developments in pharmacy
  • Maintain annual registration with GPhC


The Ideal Candidate:
Supporting the management of one of our new modern Pharmacies, you'll apply your technical skills and strong customer focus to accurately dispense medication for our customers.
 
You will possess a pharmacy technician / accuracy checking technician NVQ (or similar) qualification, be a member of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society. However, training can be provided for the right candidate.