Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Band 5 Pharmacy Technician

Are you an experienced Pharmacy Technician seeking a new challenge? Are you looking to join a friendly and dynamic team within the NHS?

Service Care Solutions have an excellent opportunity available supporting Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust on a LOCUM basis.

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Pharmacy Technician to support a Mental Health unit.

The successful candidate will work for a minimum period of 12-weeks with the likelihood of extension.

Job Purpose: Band 5 Pharmacy Technician

Pay Rate: £20.00 LTD p/h + £250 Welcome Bonus

Location: Prospect Park Hospital, Reading

Working Hours: Monday to Friday, 09:00-1700

Contract: 37.5 hours per week | Part-time work Available

Key Responsibilities:

  • To provide a specialist patient focused technical pharmacy service.

  • To participate in the ongoing development of the technician's role in Medicines Optimisation at team level for both inpatient wards and community teams.

  • To undertake duties of a technical nature, including the dispensing, checking and supply of medication to individual patients.

  • To be an accredited accuracy checking technician in a technician-led dispensary

  • To monitor and supervise the work of pharmacy assistants at team level.


  • Registered with the GPhC

  • Previous experience within a Pharmacy Technician role or setting


  • Knowledge of EMIS and RIO

  • Previous training and experience in Accuracy Checking (ACT)

The benefits of Service Care Solutions:

  • Four weekly payroll runs

  • £250 training allowance

  • Excellent pay rates

  • Exceptional referral bonuses

  • Specialists mental health consultants offering single point of contact

  • Frequent notifications for upcoming opportunities via text and email

  • Ltd & PAYE payment options available

  • Nationwide provider of mental health staff to over 40 different NHS trusts offering mental health services and over 200 local authorities.

  • DBS disclosures provided via fast-track online services free of charge.

Are you happy with your current agency? At SCS, we believe in rewarding your loyalty and hard work!

  • £150 Agency Switch Bonus - If you're unhappy with your current agency or simply fancy a change, Service Care Solutions will give you £150 for bringing your current contract to us.

  • £250 Welcome Bonus - We are offering a Welcome Bonus of £250, paid after completion of 150 hours in your new placement.

  • £250 Referral Bonus - Simply refer your friend.

    If they get the role, we'll give you £250.

    That's £1000 if you refer 4 friends - easy money whilst helping your friends and family!

  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: 3 Months
  • Rate: Up to £20.00 per hour + £250 bonus scheme
  • Location: Berkshire, England
  • Type: Contract
  • Industry: Medical
  • Recruiter: Service Care Solutions Ltd
  • Contact: Bhumi Patel
  • Tel: 01772 208 963
  • Fax: 01772 471473
  • Email: to view click here
  • Posted: 2023-04-19 15:02:43 -

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