Band 7/8a Pharmacist

Location Blackpool
Discipline: Healthcare
Job type: NHS Locum
Salary: £31.05 to £36.04 per hour
Contact name: Emma Ansett
Contact email:
Job ref: J5677
Startdate: 03/06/2024

Job Details:

Banding: 7/8a

Hourly Rate: £31.05 per hour (Band 7) / £36.04 per hour (Band 8a)

Working hours: Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm. Flexible working proposals will be considered

Payment Method: Umbrella or PAYE

Contract Type: Locum

Contract Length: 3 to 6 month minimum

Job Summary:

  • The successful candidate will support the provision of a specialist clinical pharmacy service for both mental health and community mental health services as required.                                                       
  • The post will be based in a mental health inpatient unit based in Blackpool and the successful applicant will form part of a Pharmacy team on site consisting of a Deputy Lead Pharmacist, Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians, and Pharmacy Assistants.
  • Whilst we have no dispensary and the provision of medication for our inpatients is via a service level agreement from a third party provider the post holder will be required to provide a predominantly clinical role.
  • This will consist of largely but not solely the following activities, clinical verification of prescription charts, prescribing advice, medicines reconciliation on admission and discharge and patient counselling.
  • Ideally the post holder will have experience of working with patients who have a diagnosis of mental ill health whether that be within a specialist mental health service environment or more broadly within previous roles.

Essential Candidate Criteria:

  • Masters Degree in Pharmacy
  • GPhC Registered as a Pharmacist
  • Right to work in the UK
  • NHS experience required 
  • Evidence of and commitment to continuing professional development. 
  • Significant post-registration experience. 
  • Variety of clinical pharmacy experience. 
  • Good written, verbal and communication skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Decision making skills
  • Ability to work alone and in a team
  • Projects a positive and professional image
  • Enthusiastic
  • Dedicated
  • Team player

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