Band 6/7 Pharmacist

Location Luton
Discipline: Healthcare
Job type: NHS Locum
Salary: £24 to £31 per hour
Contact name: Emma Ansett
Contact email:
Job ref: J5806
Startdate: 30/06/2024

Job Details:

Banding: 6/7

Hourly Rate: £24 to £31 per hour (dependent on banding/experience)

Working hours: 37.5 hour per week, 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday; happy to look at working short hours per week but must be able to work 5 days a week in the mornings till 1.30pm as a minimum.

Payment Method: Direct Engagement

Contract Type: Locum

Contract Length: 3 months minimum

Job Summary:


- The post holder will be expected to work with the Lead Pharmacist to develop clinical pharmacy services within the Luton and Bedfordshire directorates.

 - They will be responsible for implementing and monitoring the Trust’s clinical pharmacy standards as well as ensuring the clinical service is of high quality and patient-focused.

 - They will identify gaps and problem areas in the service and will use quality improvement methodology to make positive changes.

 - To be involved in effective stock control and cost-effective medicines expenditure across Luton and Bedfordshire directorates. 

 - To manage clozapine supply for in-patients and out-patient clinic. 

 - The service has wards based across Bedfordshire the postcodes for these wards; LU4 0FB, LU55BF, LU49WT, MK40 2NT MK43 8HJ

 - The clinical pharmacist ward cover would be covering a couple of Luton or Bedford wards daily

 Essential Candidate Criteria:

  • Masters Degree in Pharmacy
  • GPhC Registered as a Pharmacist
  • Right to work in the UK
  • Must have access to a car and a UK driving license
  • Must have hospital and mental health experience; able to carry out medicines reconciliations, attend MDTs and support with providing prescribing advice to prescribers. Counselling advice to patients.
  • Hospital experience ideally at least 2 years
  • Good IT skills - able to use JAC - EPMA, Microsoft team, Excel, RIO 

Blackstone Benefits

✅Assigned specialised recruitment consultant

✅Access to exclusive and flexible UK locum and permanent jobs

✅Complete onboarding support

✅Framework Rates

✅Informed tailored career advice

✅Personalised job alerts

✅Unlimited referral bonus

✅Prompt payroll

For further information on this role, please contact Emma Ansett at Blackstone Recruitment on the details provided or APPLY now