Pharmacist - Wards, Band 7

Location Luton
Job type Contract
Salary £28 per hour
Contact Billy Clark
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Reference 162734

Sanctuary Personnel, a committed and competitive recruitment agency is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated Band 7 Wards Pharmacist to work full-time based in Luton.

The pay rate for this locum Pharmacist job is £28 per hour (Assignment rate) and is an ongoing contract.

Shift Pattern:

  • 8am-1pm or 8am-2pm.
  • Part-time workers will be accepted.

Main Duties:

  • Carry out medicines reconciliations.
  • Attend MDTs.
  • Support with providing prescribing advice to prescribers.
  • Give counselling advice to patients.
  • Deliver a comprehensive medicines optimisation service to wards and teams based within the Luton and Bedfordshire directorates and when necessary to provide this service to other wards across ELFT. This is to be in line with the ELFT clinical pharmacy standards.
  • Provide dispensary cover/link pharmacy cover and to support the MMT technicians, this operational work may be within the Luton and Bedfordshire directorates.
  • Provide pharmaceutical support to the clozapine clinic(s) in Bedfordshire and Luton, screening prescriptions and liaising with the MDT as necessary.
  • Manage the supply of clozapine to in-patients and out-patient clinic. To offer support and advice to all staff participating in these procedures.
  • Work with the Lead Pharmacist to undertake audits to evaluate and improve services alongside trust and Luton and Bedfordshire priorities.
  • Work towards quality improvement initiatives in line with the trusts QI vision and with direction from the Pharmacy Services Manager.

Requirements of the Pharmacist:

  • Must be registered on the GPHC as a pharmacist.
  • Must have a relevant qualification in pharmacy.
  • Recent experience working as a pharmacist, including hospital experience (ideally at least two years).
  • Must have mental health experience.
  • Full driving licence and access to personal vehicle.
  • Good IT skills, able to use JAC, EPMA, Microsoft Teams, Excel, RIO.

Benefits of working for Sanctuary Personnel:

  • Daily payroll
  • Free DBS and compliance service
  • Access to exclusive roles that aren't available with other agencies
  • Your own dedicated consultant with extensive pharmacy knowledge
  • Refer a Friend bonus - get £250 for each candidate you refer who we successfully place
  • Find your own job bonus - Receive £250 for bringing your own position to us
  • Clinical governance support
  • In house payroll system
  • Revalidation
  • Industry-leading shift booking system
  • Nationwide coverage including the Channel Islands


This Band 7 Wards Pharmacist job is advertised by Billy Clark; if you are interested in this position please click above to apply now.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.

As a pioneer of diverse recruitment, Sanctuary Personnel is proud to encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds as our pool of candidates is very much reflective of the clients that candidates will support within their role. This very much played a significant in previously winning ‘Best Candidate Care’ at the Recruiter Awards as well being a two-time finalist for the same award.

Sanctuary takes great pride in building candidate and client relationships that promote Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI).

With recruitment consultants and all other employees undertaking annual online training on EDI and many other compliance training courses, Sanctuary is best-placed to undertake a fair and thorough selection process.

Reasonable Adjustments:

If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.