Darlings Pharmacy – South Shields

Role Information

Contact Name
Joanne Howe

UK, North East

1 Stanhope Parade, 
South Shields,
Tyne & Wear,
NE33 4BB

Placement Type
Accuracy Checking Technician

Job Title
Accuracy Checking Technician

Job Description

Accuracy Checking Technician – Farnham Pharmacy, South Shields
£15.00 ph including GPHC fees and dedicated CPD time.


We were founded in 1897 and are now the largest pharmacy group in South Tyneside. We dispense up to 12,000 items a month and are located next door to Farnham Medical Centre. We are developing new services on a monthly basis whilst building a team of exceptional staff simultaneously.


Full Job Description

About The Role:
We are creating a new opportunity for an Accuracy Checking Technician to join our amazing team in South Shields on a full-time basis. The pharmacy is in a great location based next door to Farnham Medical Centre. Our friendly pharmacy offers a wide range of services ie BP, DMS, Ear syringe clinic etc making it a great place for an experienced technician to really make their mark.


Why Darlings Pharmacy?
We have been a community pharmacy for 125 years and well embedded into the lives of the patients in South Tyneside. We sponsor a number of community groups and sports teams including being one of the main sponsors for South Shields FC first team. We employ 35 staff and have 7 vehicles on the road Monday to Saturday as we offer free same/next day delivery. We are growing both our dispensing business and our services.


About You:

We’re looking for someone who is:

  • GPHC Registered Technician with an accuracy checking qualification
  • At least 6 months post qualification experience
  • Excellent accuracy checking record
  • Excellent communication and IT skills
  • Good working knowledge of current and planned Pharmacy Services


  • Management experience in a pharmacy role
  • Awareness of the Pharmacy contract
  • Experience of supervising apprentices and pre registration technicians
  • Driving licence and acces to a vehicle as may be required to work from other sites in South Shields


About Us
Darlings Pharmacy is a household name in South Tyneside, with 3 pharmacies and plans to develop into neighbouring areas. The Farnham Road Branch dispenses between 11k and 12k scrips a month and the successful candidate is expected to develop long standing relationships with stakeholders.

Darlings is an equal opportunities employer, committed to diversity & inclusion. If you have any reasonable adjustment needs arising from a disability or medical condition to fully participate in the recruitment process, please discuss this with our HR Director.


Hours: Up to 45 hours per week, Monday-Friday to be discussed at interview

Employee Benefits

£15.00 ph including GPHC fees and dedicated CPD time.

Positions Available

End Date

Role Details

Accuracy Checking Technician required. Application closing date 31/03/2023.

Send your CV and/or cover letter to: joanne@howeconsultancy.co.uk