Locum Pharmacy Dispenser

Job Title: Locum Pharmacy Dispenser
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Burton upon Trent
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 640081
Contact Name: Tom Birch
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 17, 2020 10:00

Job Description

  • Location: Burton-on-Trent
  • Sector: Private Industry
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Length of Contract: Ongoing
  • Hours: 8 hours per day rota between 8am - 6pm
  • Working Pattern: Weekdays between Monday to Friday
  • Rate: £12-£16 p/h 
Duties and Responsibilities:

To support in the supply of medicinal products to customers.
  • To accurately transcribe prescriptions from the prescriber into electronic format, which in turn will populate the patient medication labels
  • Ensure prescriptions meet legal requirements as per guidelines and regulations
  • Liaise with prescribers and patients to resolve prescription queries
  • To accurately and efficiently pick, dispense and pack medication and ancillary products, in line with all relevant regulatory and Company requirements and procedures, for patients.
  • To ensure that safe systems of work are practiced with due regard to Health and Safety regulations and pharmaceutical standards
  • To perform duties in accordance with specific service contracts
  • Ensure medication is safe to supply to the patient
  • To process prescriptions efficiently to meet agreed productivity targets
  • To effectively rotate between therapies when working whilst maintaining accuracy
  • To process prescriptions accurately to allow for the correct production of medication labels and Sales Orders
  • To rotate stock, check dates and ensure, as part of the dispensing process, that any issues are brought to the attention of the leadership team

Skills and Experience Required:   

Must hold a Level 2 Certificate in Pharmacy Service Skills or equivalent
    • Meticulous and thorough approach to work with an excellent eye for detail
    • Ability and willingness to learn
    • Able to work as part of a team
    • Well-developed communication skills
    • Willingness to work in a closed environment with no face to face contact with patients
    • Willingness to work in a fairly repetitive role
    • Ability to maintain accuracy while working at pace
    • Proficient in the use of I.T. systems
  • All applications are subject to Pre-employment checks*
What Quad offer:  
  • Competitive pay rates
  • Dedicated consultant who is always available
  • Assistance with travel and accommodation
  • Nationwide Job opportunities
  • £200 referral bonus*
Quad Healthcare offer Specialist recruitment consultancy across the UK specialising within the Medical Healthcare Sector for Allied Health Professionals (AHP), Health Science Services(HSS), Nursing and other Clinical roles in the following settings:
  • NHS & Private Hospitals
  • Community Healthcare
  • Industry & Scientific
  • Public Healthcare
  • Voluntary/Not for profit organisations
We believe in Honesty and Transparency, with this at heart and along with a wealth of combined knowledge, we aim to provide an unparalleled service in order to find the perfect Role for you!

For More Information or to discuss other opportunities please call on:

01244 621 477 or e-mail

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Just simply e-mail with their details, we will do the rest!

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