Service Care Solutions Ltd

Band 8a Pharmacist

Service Care Solutions are recruiting for a Band 8a Pharmacist in partnership with Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust, providing support to a Mental Health (Inpatient & Community) service in the Blackpool area.

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

This is a full-time placement with 37.5 hours per week available.

Part-time applications will be considered.

Job Purpose: Band 8a Pharmacist

Pay Rate: £35.00 LTD p/h + £250 WELCOME BONUS

Location: The Harbour, Blackpool

Working Hours: Monday to Friday, 08:30-16:30 | Flexible Working available

Key Responsibilities:

  • To ensure the provision of clinical pharmacy services and to identify, develop and implement practice research, audit and other projects, to ensure that the departmental cost improvement and quality targets are met.

  • To provide pharmaceutical input at multidisciplinary team reviews and ward rounds, take drug histories and devise patient-specific pharmaceutical care plans where necessary.

  • To provide a clinical pharmacy service to the community-based services as required.

  • To develop and participate in a programme of “in-house” training for pharmacists, pre-registration students (including an appraisal at the end of the rotation), pharmacy technicians and assistants.

  • To provide specialist medicines information and advice to all healthcare staff, and service users and carers.

  • To provide appropriate pharmacy input to the second opinion service under the terms of Section 58 of the Mental Health Act Regulations controlling consent to treatment.

  • Establish and develop strong and effective links with all staff within the Trust, in order to maintain and develop the contribution of pharmacy to cost-effective, safe and efficient prescribing and utilisation of medicines.


  • Registered with the GPhC

  • Accredited Master's Degree in Pharmacy

  • Previous experience within a Mental Health setting


  • 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? 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.

  • Refer a Friend (Earn up to £750 per Referral) - Simply refer your friend.

    If they get the role, we'll give you up to £750 per Referral.

  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: 3 Months +
  • Rate: Up to £35 per hour + £250 Welcome Bonus
  • Location: Blackpool, England
  • Type: Contract
  • Industry: Medical
  • Recruiter: Service Care Solutions Ltd
  • Contact: Otis Voisey
  • Tel: 01772 208963
  • Fax: 01772 471473
  • Email: to view click here
  • Posted: 2024-05-15 10:56:00 -

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