Pharmacy Technician - Band 4

Location Stornoway
Job type Contract
Salary £24 per hour
Contact Billy Clark
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Reference 162217

Sanctuary Personnel, a committed and competitive recruitment agency is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated Band 4 Pharmacy Technician to fill a full-time role based on the Isle of Lewis.

The pay rate for this locum Pharmacy Technician job is £24 per hour (Assignment rate) and is a 3-month contract.

An accommodation allowance of £25.00 for 14 days per night is offered, then £18.00 per night thereafter.  The accommodation complex is a short five-minute walk from Hospital grounds. Single accommodation consists of individual bedrooms, within shared flats and houses. Otherwise, there are rental opportunities via the local estate agents on the island. One return journey/flight will also be paid for if the Locum stays in the position for more than 2 months.   

Main Duties:

  • Day to day working in the Dispensary service with a team ensuring all work complies with ‘Medicine, Ethics and Practice A Guide for Pharmacists’ (produced by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain) – current edition and local approved dispensary procedures. 
  • Day to day working on the Ward Technician service provided to wards ensuring all work complies with local procedures ensuring the timely delivery of pharmaceuticals to the wards for patient treatment and/or discharge from hospital.

Requirements of the Pharmacy Technician:

  • GPHC Registration.
  • Post graduate pharmacy experience.
  • Hospital experience is essential.

Benefits of working for Sanctuary Personnel:

  • Free DBS and compliance service
  • Daily payroll
  • 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 4 Pharmacy Technician 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.