Prison Pharmacist Role - Band 7/8a - Bedford - Ongoing Contract!

Posted 20 June 2024
Salary £26 - 38 per hour
Discipline Pharmacists
Contact NameHarriette Boursnell

Job description

We are searching for a caring and compassionate Pharmacist. Have we found one in you?

We are looking for a fantastic Pharmacist to work with our Prison based client in Bedford. If you’re looking for your next challenge, congratulations! You’ve just found it!  Here are the top level deets:

  • Job Title: Pharmacist Band 7/8a
  • Location: Bedford
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Schedule: Full-time (Monday - Friday), part-time is also considered.
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Rate of pay: £26 - £38 per hour.

As Locum Pharmacist, you will play a crucial role in covering and assisting dispensary teams on the prison wings.

  • Handling and ordering medical prescriptions for residents.
  • Instructing residents how to take their medication and answering any questions.
  • General dispensary and screening of prison residents.
  • Supporting ATOs and Pharmacy Techs with checking when needed.
  • Medicines reconciliation and drug chat screening
  • Performing structured medicines reviews and education for residents.

Requirements and qualifications required for this role:

  • Current and valid registration with the GPHC as a Pharmacist
  • Some kind of previous community pharmacy 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 to Friday from 9am to 5pm, with the option of working 3,4 or 5 day per week. 

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…