Accuracy Checking Technician - Full Time & Part Time

  • Job Reference: C230517F
  • Date Posted: 17 May 2023
  • Recruiter: Pharmaxo
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  • Location: Corsham, Wiltshire, England
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Science & Technology
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Accuracy Checking Technician – Full Time & Part Time

About us

Pharmaxo Healthcare, award winning company for the fastest-growing, privately owned pharma business in the UK, is expanding its homecare support team due to ongoing success. Pharmaxo provides clinical homecare services to a range of patients across the UK.

Your role

You are responsible for reviewing and maintaining stock lines, providing structured feedback and support to colleagues around dispensing errors and near misses and (on successful completion of ACT modules) accuracy checking prescriptions. Pharmacy Technicians are expected to support, coach and delegate work to the dispenser and stores teams where appropriate and support the pharmacist team in delivering a safe and effective pharmacy service.

As a registered professional, you will be expected to engage regularly in non-routine tasks, as well as contributing to regulatory documents, provide training for peers and make professional decisions in the best interests of both the patient and the business.

Pharmaxo will provide funding, training and support to grow a Pharmacy Technician to an Accuracy Checking Technician.

Your duties & responsibilities

  • Technical accuracy checking of prescriptions prioritising workload accordingly (on completion of ACT course)
  • Monitoring daily dispensary workload, liaising with the Responsible Pharmacist to ensure it is managed effectively in a given timeframe.
  • Analysis of processes within the dispensary to ensure efficiency and profit.
  • Training of peers across all areas and levels.
  • Assisting in any and all dispensary activities, where required.
  • Expensive stock management – managing orders of high cost lines to limit stock holding.
  • Maintaining cleanliness of the workspace in line with GPhC standards
  • Completing additional projects outside of the dispensary, delegated by the Pharmacy Manager or Management Team.
  • Engagement in Pharmaxo’s wholesale business (e.g. inbox management, liaising with external customers, report generation, preparing and dispatching orders etc).
  • Ensuring compliance with the Health and Safety at Work Act and all other relevant legislation e.g. Medicines Act, Control of substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) etc.
  • Consistently following Standard Operating Procedures, suggesting and amending (via QMS) improvements where necessary, and making consistent regulatory contributions.
  • Attend study days and updating courses as are deemed necessary for the development of the dispensary and the individual.
  • Undertake any further duties as required by the Pharmacy Manager.

The skills & attributes you will bring

  • You will have the ability to adapt and work appropriately in situations not outlined by the job description.
  • You can prioritise your workload appropriately to achieve ad hoc projects and deal with busier or quieter days.
  • You will be an ambassador for demonstrating promotion of QPHL values.
  • You will be flexible in committing to participate in any extended hours or Bank Holiday rotas where requested.
  • You are able to delegate tasks and assign or redeploy resource with confidence within the dispensary (where it is required).


This job description is not intended to be exhaustive. The post holder will be required to be flexible and take on projects and responsibilities as the company grows.


In return we offer rewards and benefits including:

  •       Competitive salary
  •       29 days holiday (including bank holidays - increasing with service)
  •       Generous Pension scheme
  •       Life Assurance
  •       Company bonus scheme
  •       Additional non-contractual benefits including free breakfast and outdoor gym

By clicking ‘apply’ you will be taken to our careers page to complete your application.