Senior Pharmacy Technician - Band 5

Location York
Job type Contract
Salary £20 per hour
Contact Billy Clark
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Reference 166166

Sanctuary Personnel, a committed and competitive recruitment agency is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated Band 5 Senior Pharmacy Technician to fill a full-time role based in York or Scarborough.

The pay rate for this locum Senior Pharmacy Technician job is £20 per hour (Assignment rate) and is an ongoing contract.

Main Duties:

  • Have day-to-day responsibility for the supervision of and technical operation of the section / department, working independently without supervision.
  • Organisation, prioritization and allocation of workload in order to ensure deadlines and targets are met.
  • Counsel patients and carers for medicines to be taken as planned.
  • Support the Principal Technician in ensuring that Trust Policies and Procedures are implemented and adhered to.
  • Be involved with the Principal Technician and Pharmacy Operations Manager to implement and regularly review operational policies and procedures.
  • To assist in providing advice and supporting staff with regard to the Pharmacy systems.
  • Participate in maintaining correct stock levels in the pharmacy and works closely with other pharmacy staff to ensure correct stock levels in the relevant area and that quality of the data is of a high standard.
  • Be involved in dispensing, provision of advice and counselling of patients in area of speciality, according to the need. This may include clinical trials and unlicensed medicines.
  • Carry out a wide range of pharmacy technician duties, both routine and non-routine, within the section/department.

Requirements of the Senior Pharmacy Technician:

  • GPHC Registration.
  • Postgraduate pharmacy experience.
  • May be required to work at other units in the trust.

Benefits of working for Sanctuary Personnel:

  • Free DBS and compliance service
  • Daily payroll
  • Access to exclusive roles that aren't available with other agencies
  • Your own dedicated consultant with extensive pharmacy knowledge
  • Refer a Friend bonus - get £250 for each candidate you refer who we successfully place
  • Find your own job bonus - Receive £250 for bringing your own position to us
  • Clinical governance support
  • In house payroll system
  • Revalidation
  • Industry-leading shift booking system
  • Nationwide coverage including the Channel Islands


This Band 5 Senior Pharmacy Technician job is advertised by Billy Clark; if you are interested in this position please click above to apply now.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.

As a pioneer of diverse recruitment, Sanctuary Personnel is proud to encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds as our pool of candidates is very much reflective of the clients that candidates will support within their role. This very much played a significant in previously winning ‘Best Candidate Care’ at the Recruiter Awards as well being a two-time finalist for the same award.

Sanctuary takes great pride in building candidate and client relationships that promote Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI).

With recruitment consultants and all other employees undertaking annual online training on EDI and many other compliance training courses, Sanctuary is best-placed to undertake a fair and thorough selection process.

Reasonable Adjustments:

If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.