Pharmacy Technician - HSCNI (25-27K)

Job Description

Pharmacy Technician - HSCNI
I am currently accepting applications from pharmacy technicians (with PSNI or eligible for pre-registration) to provide pharmaceutical services to the hospital.

Key Duties:

- To supervise and assist in the training of: Student Technicians, Assistant Technical Officers.

- Participating in the preparation of bulk aseptic solutions ready for filling

- Packing and preparing filled containers for sterilisation including submerging ampoules in dye solutions and applying autoclave tape.

- Labelling and packing of products into forms suitable for issue.

- Preparation of production rooms for non-sterile manufacturing and assembly including batch record card and label generation.

- Placing manufactured batches in quarantine and forwarding samples to Quality Control.

- Daily preparation of all equipment, screens and work areas both within and outside the clean room. Cleaning down of these areas at the close of day or as necessary. This includes setting up filters and filling equipment.

- The postholder will be expected to participate in life-long learning, maintain awareness of current practice and attend such courses and training as may be deemed necessary by the Pharmacy Services Manager, Clinical Lead and/or the Head of Pharmacy.

Essential Criteria:

Either of the following:

  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Principles & Practise for Pharmacy Technicians (new qualification) OR
  • BTEC and NVQ Level 3 in Pharmacy Services OR equivalent knowledge and competency based qualifications in pharmacy, plus a minimum of 18 months relevant work-based experience in the UK.

£25,000 to £27,500 per annum


  • Enhanced Annual Leave
  • Pension
  • Benefit Discount Scheme
  • Ongoing, long term contract with the opportunity to progress to permanent.

For further information on this vacancy, or any other pharmacy or research jobs in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Suzanne Lowry in the strictest confidence.