Locum Pharmacist

Job Title: Locum Pharmacist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: St Albans, England
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2018-09-17
Reference: BH-89882
Contact Name: Syeda Islam
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 18, 2018 09:57

Job Description

Locum Pharmacist– St Albans – 12 Months Contract


ESSENTIAL: Locum pharmacist. Prescription only and pharmacy medicines. Quality assurance checking. Medicine dispensing. GPhC, RPS, GDP, GWP and ISO standards.


My client, a global healthcare and pharmaceutical company, are looking to add a highly trained and qualified pharmacist to assist in their prescription only medicines and pharmacy medicines (POM & P) division. An overview of duties within this role includes -  


Locum Pharmacist Key Responsibilities:

    • Ensure all POM & P medicines are 100% checked for accuracy in product code, product description, batch, expiry date and quantity required.

    • Ensuring all Standards and Guidelines issued by the GPhC and the RPS are met and are implemented as part of their practice.

    •  High quality assurance checking, regarding corresponding medicines and patient information. Eg correct materials, labels and addresses

    • Ensure a hand over is completed before the end and the beginning of each shift.

    • Carrying out risk assessments and reporting appropriately, including complaint handling and investigation.

    • Provide advice on medicines and processes to patients, prescribers and company employees.

    • Work closely with the operational warehouse team in order to correct picking errors at the time of detection.


Locum Pharmacist Key Requirements:

    • Masters level degree in pharmacy (MPharm) and being a member of GPhC.

    • Prior pharmacist experience, with the ability of experience of supervising staff.

    • Has working knowledge of Good Documentation Practice (GDP) and Good Warehouse Practice (GWP).

    • High level quality assurance checking skills, with advanced attention to detail.

    • Have excellent communication skills, with the ability to produce a concise and accurate handover.

    • Be highly reliable and organised, being able to prioritise workload and work under pressure.


If successful you will receive a highly attractive and competitive salary along with the opportunity to further your career within the pharmaceutical industry.



Locum Pharmacist– St Albans – 12 Months Contract


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