Service Care Solutions Ltd


Are you an experienced Pharmacist seeking a new challenge? Do you have experience in a mental health setting?
Service Care Solutions are recruiting for a Band 7 Pharmacist to support Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.

This is a LOCUM opportunity for the duration of 12-weeks with the likelihood of extension.

Part-time applications will be considered.

The post holder will play a crucial role in delivering high-quality pharmaceutical care to patients suffering with mental health issues.

Job Purpose: Band 7 Pharmacist

Pay Rate: £30.00 LTD p/h + £250 Bonus + 40p per mile from home to site

Location: Shrewsbury

Working Hours: Monday to Friday, 09:00 - 17:00

Key Responsibilities:

  • Clinical Ward Visits: Perform regular clinical ward visits to ensure optimal pharmaceutical care for patients, collaborating closely with the multidisciplinary mental health team.

  • Patient Care: Provide expert advice on the safe and effective use of medications to both patients and healthcare professionals, ensuring personalised treatment plans.

  • Medication Management: Oversee the prescribing, dispensing, and administration of medications, ensuring compliance with legal and professional standards.

  • Support ACT Technicians: Supervise and support Accredited Checking Technicians (ACT) in the dispensary, ensuring accuracy and efficiency in the medication dispensing process.

  • Electronic Patient Records: Utilise electronic patient records for documentation and ensure accurate and up-to-date patient medication histories.

  • Clinical Governance: Participate in clinical governance activities, including the development and implementation of medication-related policies and procedures.

  • Audit and Research: Engage in audit and research activities to promote evidence-based practice and improve patient outcomes.

  • Liaison: Act as a liaison between the pharmacy department and other healthcare professionals to ensure a seamless integration of pharmaceutical care within the mental health setting.


  • Bachelor of Pharmacy (BPharm) degree or equivalent qualification

  • Registration with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC)

  • Significant clinical experience, preferably in mental health

  • Previous training and experience in Accuracy Checking (ACT)


  • 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

Are you happy with your current agency?

  • £150 Agency Switch Bonus

  • £250 Welcome Bonus

  • Up to £750 Referral Bonus

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