Pharmacy Technician

Are you an experienced and registered Pharmacy technician? Do you have an all-round knowledge of hospital procedures? Are you available to start immediately in a new role?

NHS Professionals have an exciting opportunity for a Pharmacy Technician to cover a temporary position with our client trust. You will be responsible for performing general pharmaceutical duties under the supervision of a pharmacy technician specialist. To undertake day to day supervision of staff including the allocation of tasks in order to co-ordinate and manage the workload of the section.

Location: – Southampton General Hospital, SO16 6YD

Hours & Working Pattern: 37.5 hours per week (weekdays) hours to be discussed and confirmed with successful applicant.



  • Providing medicines management or other technical information to healthcare professionals both within and externally to the trust to ensure continuity of care.
  • Achieving and maintaining accredited and/or extended competencies in area of practice as identified in local pathway documentation.
  • Supervising, planning, and managing day to day work of allocated staff, reviewing and reallocating tasks when necessary to meet workload demands.
  • Responsible for the safe storage and supply of medicines. Maintaining knowledge of regulations and legislation associated with medicines.

To be successful in applying for this role you will need:

  • GPhC registered
  • Medicines Optimisation qualification equivalent to PWDS (formerly SWMIT) Intermediate level or higher
  • Must have experience in NHS or equivalent in a related area
  • Evidence of training in dispensing procedures
  • Knowledge of Pharmacy information systems

Who are NHS Professionals?

If a hospital cannot supply staff on a ward or area, due to increased demand, sickness, or common staff shortages, they need to call upon Bank staff. NHS Professionals works with Trusts to develop a ‘Bank’ of highly skilled workers who want to work flexibly with the NHS.

Why NHS Professionals?

We value your skills, dedication, and commitment in supporting your local Trust and the NHS. We believe together we continue to deliver world-class healthcare service to our patients.

In return for your hard work commitment NHS Professionals (NHSP) can offer you some fantastic benefits: -

  • Competitive Pay Rates - work this week, get paid next week!
  • First choice of placements at over 50 NHS Trusts in England
  • Dedicated consultants
  • Flexible working options
  • Free DBS and free training
  • Build holiday allowance
  • Support when you need it – 24/7 365 days – Call us anytime on 03332 407552
  • Stakeholder pension scheme

To apply please send your CV to or call 03330 143 694.