Pharmacy Production Support Worker.

  • Victoria Pharmaceuticals Knockbracken
  • £9.50

Pharmacy Production Support Worker

  • Victoria Pharmaceuticals Knockbracken
  • £9.50
  • Posted November 23, 2022

Job Summary / Main Purpose
The successful applicant will join the team in Victoria Pharmaceuticals providing
regional pharmacy production services to HSC Trusts. He/she will support
replenishing of Northern Ireland Ambulance Service kits and regional emergency kits.
He/she will work in the stores area and participate in cleaning kits. He/She will input
expiry dates on to the pharmacy computer system.

Main Duties / Responsibilities
1. Daily preparation of all equipment and work areas. Cleaning down of these
areas as necessary.
2. Daily recording of temperatures in all areas.
3. Washing & cleaning down of fridge.
4. Answering telephone and directing calls to relevant person.
5. Assist with shared mailbox and directing orders to relevant person.
6. Sending purchase orders via email to companies.
7. Packing and preparing vaccines for distribution to HSC users.
8. Assist in preparation of production rooms for kit assembly.
9. Labelling and packing of products into forms suitable for issue.

10. Completing all necessary replenishing documentation appropriate to their
11. On authorization from senior technician prepare kits for collection by
distribution partner
12. Assembling and packing orders for dispatch including completion of records
of distribution. Packing orders for posting and courier distribution.
13. Ensuring that material is promptly processed through stores area.
14. Inputting details of receipt, storage and issue onto the pharmacy computer
15. Participate in preparation of Emergency boxes and kits.
16. Maintenance of records including computer stock-check.
17. Ensuring that material is properly stored in compliance with the Medicines
Act and manufacturer’s recommendations.
18. Ensuring that stock is rotated to avoid loss due to expiry recommendations
being exceeded.
19. To perform any duties assigned to you from time to time.
20. To participate in weekend and statutory holiday Rota if requested.
21. To participate in the BHSCT extended hours service if required
22. The post holder will be expected to participate in the extended working hours
of Victoria Pharmaceuticals Knockbracken. This will be on a Rota basis and
subject to one months’ notice.



 5 GCSE’s grades A-C or equivalent, must
include Maths and English.
 Hold a BTEC Level 2 Certificate in Principles
and Practise for Pharmacy Support Staff or an
NVQ2 Pharmacy Services (or equivalent in
Pharmacy Services1).
 Willing to undertake a BTEC Level 2 Certificate
in Principles and Practise for Pharmacy Support


Working hours

Mon – Thurs 8-5 & Fri 8-11.30

Paid at £9.50 an hour

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