Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Band 7 Pharmacist

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

Service Care Solutions are recruiting for a Band 7 Pharmacist to support Central & North West London NHS Trust. This is a LOCUM opportunity with a Hospital setting, for a minimum of 3 months with likely extension.

The selected candidate will work full-time Monday - Friday.

Job Purpose: Band 7 Pharmacist

Pay Rate: £30 LTD p/h + £250 WELCOME BONUS

Location: HMP Bedford Healthcare Department Central, Bedfordshire

Working Hours: Monday to Friday, 37.5hrs

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and improve standards of clinical pharmacy practice, quality assurance, risk management and other issues of clinical governance related to medicines optimisation.

  • To lead, develop, deliver, and evaluate pharmacy and medicine optimisation services on behalf of CNWL to HMP Bedford.

    Lead, develop and manage the pharmacy team, alongside the Health and Justice Lead Pharmacist.

  • To lead and deliver as appropriate a comprehensive medicines optimisation service to residing patients and to the MDT teams responsible for their care.

  • To manage the cost-effective ordering of medicines and medical consumables as well as pharmacy staff resources.

  • To ensure service compliance with medicines legislation in particular controlled drugs legislation.

  • To be responsible for updating and maintaining actions plans in relation to aspect of medicines management under the control of the pharmacy service.

  • To provide data for KPIs set by the commissioner and the CQC 'Provider Compliance Assessments' in relation to medicines optimisation.

  • They will be responsible for putting actions in place to address any shortfalls.

    To manage the Medicines Optimisation Group.

  • To liaise with the external pharmacy provider to ensure appropriate and safe delivery of medicines.


  • Registered with the GPhC.

  • Previous experience working with Mental Health and within a hospital.

  • Previous training and experience in Accuracy Checking (ACT) desirable.


  • 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.

  • FREE DBS disclosures provided via fast track online services

  • FREE Occupational Health Check and Immunisations