Pharmacy Technician – Dispensaries 24 views

Department: Pharmacy

Location:  Cromwell Hospital, 164-178 Cromwell Road, London SW5 0TU

Permanent / Contract:  Permanent

Salary range:  £37,767 per annum
Role specific benefits: Monday – Saturday (Rota)

Full time/part time:  Full-Time, 37.5 hours per week

As a Clinician at Bupa our patients will be your top priority. With no shareholders, we reinvest our profits back into our business to give you the extra time and technology you need to make a difference to our patients each and everyday.


The Pharmacy Technician is a key member to the pharmacy team, and responsible for the provision of a comprehensive pharmacy dispensary services to our patients and other service users.

You will be dispensing and checking, patient counselling, stock management, assisting training of staff and ensuring dispensary duties are completed. All processes must be in line with legislation: CQC, Home Office, GPh.C, and MHRA and BCH SOP standards.

This role will be flexible between the pharmacy locations to ensure that a consistent high quality, effective and safe service is delivered to all our customers. To assist in identifying and implementing service improvements

You’ll help us make health happen by:

  • Appropriately receive, dispense, price and check, where appropriate, inpatient, outpatient and TTO prescriptions to ensure that safe dispensing and checking procedures are followed and in accordance with the law.

  • You’ll support the dispensary staff to ensure accurate stock control in the dispensaries by ensuring efficient stock maintenance via Ascribe and implementation of administrative procedures.

  • Support the dispensary staff with respect to Compucare / Billing issues. To ensure any bill queries are investigated and dealt with in a timely manner. Ensure that all charges are posted appropriately in order to assist in the delivery of the hospital’s business goals.

  • You’ll develop and maintain competency in patient counselling for prescription items in liaison with the Responsible Pharmacist.

  • You’ll ensure effective workflow and safe medicines management through the working day in liaison with the Dispensary Services Senior Technician.

  • Enable the clinical pharmacy services, ensuring it is responsive and appropriate and that the professional image of the department is upheld at all times.

  • Pro-actively escalate communications to resolve and improve any workflow issues to ensure all team members are suitably informed. To actively participate in team meetings.

  • Ensure efficient, safe work processes are in place to maintain patient safety.

Key Skills / Qualifications needed for this role:

  • Member of General Pharmaceutical Council (essential)

  • BTEC Level 2 Pharmacy Assistant course (essential)

  • Proven experience as a Pharmacy Technician (essential)

  • Some managerial experience to support pharmacy staff (essential)

  • Accredited Technician qualification (desirable)


Our benefits are designed to make health happen for our people. Viva is our global wellbeing programme and includes all aspects of our health – from mental and physical, to financial, social and environmental wellbeing.

We support flexible working and have a range of family friendly benefits.

  • Joining Bupa in this role you will receive the following benefits and more:

  • Payment of Professional Registration fees

  • Equivalent to 25 days holiday per year, increasing through length of service, with option to buy or sell

  • Bupa health insurance as a benefit in kind

  • An enhanced pension plan and life insurance

  • Annual performance-based bonus

  • Support with travel costs via a season ticket loan or cycle2work

  • Discounted access to online gym sessions through Gympass

  • Various other benefits and online discounts

  • Free onsite massages as a recognition for your hard work

  • Opportunity to participate in our annual awards ceremony

Why Bupa?

We’re a health insurer and provider. With no shareholders, our customers are our focus. Our people are all driven by the same purpose – helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives and making a better world. We make health happen by being brave, caring and responsible in everything we do.

We encourage all of our people to “Be you at Bupa”, we champion diversity, and we understand the importance of our people representing the communities and customers we serve.  That’s why we especially encourage applications from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences.

As a Disability Confident employer, we offer a guaranteed interview for every disabled applicant who meets the minimum criteria for the job. We’ll make sure you are treated fairly and offer reasonable adjustments as part of our recruitment process to anyone that needs them.

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