Hospital Pharmacist role - Mental Health - Band 7/8a - Bedford

Posted 13 June 2024
Salary £31 - 37 per hour
Discipline Pharmacists
Contact NameAlex Roberts

Job description

Hunter Gatherer AHP have a Band 7/8a locum Mental Health Pharmacist opportunity based with a hospital service in the Bedford area, for Locum Band 7/8a Pharmacists to join the mental health ward team from late June (immediate start!)
PLEASE NOTE – previous hospital wards experience is requirement for this role, but not necesserily within the mental health sector. 
The role will be to cover the various mental health wards of the service, and complete the clinical screening of prescriptions and dispensing, this will be a predominantly ward based post with minimal dispensary cover needed. 
The working pattern and daily hours is 9am - 5.30pm (1 hour lunch) Monday – Friday, there will be no on call or weekend working needed. For the right applicant, part time working may be considered (3 – 4 days per week). 
Applicants must have some form of prior ward based hospital pharmacy experience to be suitable for this role, but this doesn't need to be within the mental health sphere. If you are a Pharmacist with some wards experience, and are keen on gaining experience within mental health, this opportunity will suit you!
This is an immediate start role, the service require someone to start from late June for 6 months
The service is a medium sized hospital, located in Bedfordshire. 

– x1 Locum Mental Health Band 7/8a Hospital Pharmacist role – NHS Hospital in Bedfordshire seeking cover.
– £31 – £37 per hour via Umbrella
– Hospital experience required!
– Start date: Late-June 2024! 
- Wards cover - mental health sector.
- Based in an NHS Hospital in Bedfordshire

– Short term post - 6 months 
– Full time or part time hours (3,4 or 5 days per week)

If interested in this fantastic opportunity, please call Alex on 0203 475 485, text 07572302937 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 applies)

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