Workforce Enabler

Published on: 1st February 2022 | Updated on: 2nd April 2024

Workforce Enablers (from CPCF funding) breakdown…

  • Two-year incentive to encourage recruitment and retention of
    pharmacy Technicians in community pharmacy
  • Funding for 2023/24 agreed that up to two payments are available each month against up to two levels of Pharmacy Technician/Trainee, following feedback from contractors:
Role of Employee Amount received
Pre-Registration Pharmacy Technician £2,174.16 / annum for pharmacies
Registered Pharmacy Technician (registered with the GPhC) £4,348.32 / annum for pharmacies
Registered Pharmacy Technician- undertaking training to become an Accuracy Training Pharmacy Technician £5,435.40 / annum for pharmacies
Accuracy Checking Technician (registered with the GPhC) £6,522.36 / annum for pharmacies
  • Monthly declaration by Pharmacy of total Pharmacy Technician (or Pre-Registration Pharmacy Technician) hours worked through NECAF
  • Payments are pro-rata against a 37.5 hour week
  • Up to 2 claims per pharmacy – Pharmacy decides which level(s) to
    claim (up to a maximum of £12,423.60 per annum)

For support on how to claim on NECAF click HERE

More information available HERE