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Senior Pharmacy Technician (Patient Services)

Leaders in Oncology Care – London
Full time
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Role: Senior Pharmacy Technician (Patient Services)
Location: Leaders in Oncology Care part of HCA Healthcare UK - LOC (London)
Hours: Full-time, 37.5 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: Competitive Depending on Experience (with excellent benefits)

We’re looking for a Senior Patient Services Pharmacy Technician to join our team at at LOC currently rated “(Outstanding)” by the CQC. We provide a range of complex care services for patients, specialising in oncology for adult patients. We pride ourselves in providing comprehensive patient centred care and support throughout the patient journey, from initial diagnosis through to treatment and discharge.

This is a dispensary based role across our LOC sites where you will have the opportunity to manage the dispensary teams and workflow with emphasis on stock management and service improvement. You will also be responsible for the below:

  • As a key member of the pharmacy team, you will provide high quality, patient focused, operational pharmacy services which consistently meet the needs of all service users.

  • As a Senior Pharmacy Technician, you will be responsible for the safe running of a technician-led dispensary. You will provide leadership and management to Pharmacy Technicians and Assistants, and you will supervise and provide education and training to staff rotating through dispensary services.

  • You will be involved in the continuous service and professional development, audit and monitoring of key performance indicators (KPIs). You will also be a key stakeholder for relevant Quality Improvement Project(s) (QIPs)

A job description is available upon request, please email

At HCA UK we care about what you care about. We care that you want to deliver the very best care. We care that you want a career you can be proud of. We care that you want working conditions that support your health and wellbeing. Let us care for you and your career, the same way you do for others.  

What you’ll bring:

  • Accuracy Checking Pharmacy Technician (ACPT) accreditation

  • Registration with GPhC

  • Stock management experience (essential)

  • Demonstrate extensive experience of working in a pharmacy setting as a registered pharmacy technician including dispensing, labelling, stock control

  • Experience of working within a hospital setting

  • Strong relationship building skills and team management


Originally founded over 50 years ago by Dr Thomas Frist, HCA has gone on to become one of the world’s leading healthcare providers. In the UK, we’re one of the largest providers of privately funded healthcare and have invested over £500 million in the latest treatments, technology, techniques, medication and facilities. Being part of a large multisite, established healthcare group we can offer you unrivalled opportunities for career progression through internal and external courses, as well as working conditions that prioritise both your mental and physical wellbeing. 

We believe that by caring for our employees, we empower them to provide exceptional care for our patients. That’s why we offer a host of flexible benefits that reflect the invaluable contribution they make every day. As a Pharmacy Technician within Pharmacy you’ll be eligible for:

o    25 days holiday each year (plus bank holidays) increasing with service, with option to buy or sell leave to suit you

o    Private Healthcare Insurance for treatment at our leading hospitals

o    Private pension contribution which increases with length of service

o    Season Ticket Loan and Cycle to Work scheme

o    Group Life Assurance from day one

o    Critical illness cover

o    Enhanced Maternity and Paternity pay

o    Corporate staff discount for all facilities including Maternity packages at The Portland

o    Comprehensive range of flexible health, protection and lifestyle benefits to suit you

o    Discounts with over 800 major retailers

Diversity and Inclusion

Patients first. Colleagues always. That’s the guiding philosophy behind our approach to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging. We believe healthcare is built on a foundation of inclusion, compassion and respect for our patients and for each other. By working together with our colleagues we’re creating a truly inclusive environment, where individual differences are celebrated and everyone can achieve their potential.

We believe everyone should feel comfortable to bring their full self to work and be afforded the same opportunities. That’s why we’re happy to discuss flexible working arrangements to suit your needs as well as offer reasonable adjustments throughout our recruitment process, and in the workplace, to anyone that needs them.


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