Band 5 (ACT/MMT) Pharmacy Technician - Staffordshire

Posted 07 September 2023
Salary £16 - 22 per hour
Discipline Pharmacists
Contact NameUjjal Ray

Job description

Locum Band 5 (ACT/MMT) Pharmacy Technician – Staffordshire

Hunter Gatherer AHP have an opportunity for a pharmacy technician to join an esteemed NHS hospital service in Staffordshire. The Chief Pharmacy technician for the department is looking for a qualified ACT to join the inpatient dispensary team on a locum basis! This is a 6-month ongoing contract as this is a long-standing gap within the department.

As an accredited checking technician, the post holder will be responsible for the final check of patient’s medication & will also participate in the dispensing/supply of cytotoxic drugs. All activities within the dispensary are carried out in line with trust procedures and standard healthcare guidelines. The responsible technician will also be expected to counsel patients on their medications and take accurate drug histories in a clinical setting. The post holder will also be responsible to conduct medication adherence reviews and offer support to the inpatients and outpatients. This will be a mixed clinical/dispensary-based post that is split 50:50 in regards to daily duties. 


PLEASE NOTE: You MUST be GPhC registered to apply for this locum role.


–       Locum Accuracy Checking Pharmacy Technician

–       £16-22 per hour depending on experience  

–       Flexible leave + indemnity insurance covered


If interested in this fantastic opportunity, please call Jayon 0203 475 485 to find out more, or email

Not available for this position? Recommend a friend or colleague! We operate a simple and transparent scheme – we pay you £250 for a successful placement (qualifying period of 12 weeks worked applies)

Why work with Hunter?

Join the community: be part of a network of like-minded, conscientious locums with shared values for patients and clients.
Represented by AHP sector experts, we listen, understand your needs and represent you professionally.
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A long-term relationship based on trust and understanding.
Access to the very best requirements nationwide.
As part of the Hunter AHP network you will be appropriately marketed, in a consultative manner, taking the burden of business development away from you.
Weekly payments you can trust, Hunter AHP is part of the Hunter/Gatherer Group of Companies.
Market knowledge, advice and knowledge sharing on market trends and opportunities.
Access to exclusive Hunter AHP events and discounted CPD.
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