Pharmacy Technician - Band 4/5- Reading - 6 Month Contract

Posted 25 January 2024
Salary £14 - 24 per hour
Discipline Pharmacists
Contact NameHarriette Boursnell

Job description

We can offer you, our superhero Pharmacy Technician position, more flexibility, and better hours. Interested?

We are looking for multiple fantastic Pharmacy Technician to work with our clients in Reading. If you’re looking for your next challenge, congratulations! You’ve just found it! Here are the top level deets:

  • Job Title: Pharmacy Technician
  • Location: Reading
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Schedule: Full-time (Monday - Friday), or part-time 
  • Start Date: January 2024
  • End Date: 6 months contract initially.
  • Rate of pay: £14 - £24 per hour dependant on experience. 

A Day in the Life of a Pharmacy Technician

As a Band 4/5 Locum Pharmacy Technician, you will play a crucial role in covering various hospital wards and assisting dispensary teams.

  • Supply medicines to patients and assemble medicines for prescriptions
  • Offering advice to patients on the wards
  • Screening in the dispensary, inpatients, and outpatients
  • Helping the ATOs with checking when needed.

Requirements and qualifications required for this role:

  • Current and valid registration with the GPHC as a Pharamcy Technician. 
  • Previous pharmacy experience, preferably hospital experience. 
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Commitment to providing high-quality patient care.

Working hours and contract duration:

This position is Monday – Friday, with the option of working 3, 4 or 5 days per week. The contract is initially for 6 months (January 2024 – June 2024).

Benefits of working with Hunter Gatherer AHP:

  • Quick & simple online registration.
  • Join the community and be part of a network of like-minded, conscientious locums with shared values for patients and clients.
  • As part of the HG Ventures Group of Companies you’ll get bi-weekly payments you can trust.
  • Represented by AHP sector experts, we listen, understand your needs, and represent you professionally.
  • A long-term relationship based on trust and understanding.
  • Access to the very best roles nationwide.
  • As part of the Hunter Gatherer AHP network, you will be appropriately marketed, in a consultative manner, taking the burden of business development away from you.
  • Market knowledge, advice and knowledge sharing on market trends and opportunities.
  • Access to exclusive Hunter AHP events and discounted CPD.
  • Customer service, it’s a simple philosophy but one we are passionate about.

How to apply:

If this job sounds perfect for you, please call our team on 0203 475 4858.

You could also send your CV to to find out more about the Pharmacy roles we have available.

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).

About us:

Hunter Gatherer AHP are one of the UK’s leading specialist Allied Health Professionals recruitment agencies.

Our job is to listen, respond and support you in your career goals. To understand your needs and partner with you to help you achieve them. We’ll always be by your side finding you the right job at the right time, with friendly, caring service. What’s more, we pay leading rates with multiple pay runs each week, so you’ll never be left waiting. Just one of the reasons for our group's excellent 4.7 Google rating.

Oh, and we’re also one of the top 10 UK Best Small Companies to Work For…